Daily Law Tips With Onyekachi Umah

Compulsory Treatment And Care Of Victims Of Gunshot

Daily Law Tips (Tip 810) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:    With the proliferation of arms across Africa, “insecurity”, “violence”, “injury”, “gunshot” and “death” are common words across Nigeria, as bandits and terrorists ravage Nigeria. Obviously, more Nigerians are in need of health care, even as they live with the relics of their sojourns …

Compulsory Treatment And Care Of Victims Of Gunshot Read More »

Why Nigerian Government Cannot Prosecute Twitter Users

Daily Law Tips (Tip 809) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:    On 5 June 2021, Twitter was banned in Nigeria for deleting the public messages of the President of Nigeria. According to Twitter Inc., the messages where offensive, while according to Nigeria, the ban was “for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate …

Why Nigerian Government Cannot Prosecute Twitter Users Read More »

Human Rights That Are Truly Absolute And Untouchable In Nigeria

Daily Law Tips (Tip 808) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:    There several national, regional and international instruments on human rights in Nigeria. However, from Nigerian perspective, the greatest of all laws in the world is the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. And as such, arguably, any Nigerian law or international law …

Human Rights That Are Truly Absolute And Untouchable In Nigeria Read More »

Government Can Lawfully Violate Human Rights: The Case Of Twitter Vs. Nigeria

Daily Law Tips (Tip 807) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:    The same Constitution of Nigeria that creates the fundamental human rights, allows the federal government of Nigeria and State Governments to suspend, diminish, limit, derogate and lawfully violate some fundamental human rights. This is the reason for the popular cliché; “Fundamental human rights …

Government Can Lawfully Violate Human Rights: The Case Of Twitter Vs. Nigeria Read More »

Twitter Vs. Nigeria; The Human Rights Of Twitter Inc And The Twitter Users

Daily Law Tips (Tip 806) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:    Nigeria is a democratic state governed by written laws and its government has the mandate to maintain law and order within its territory, at all times. There are fundamental human rights in Nigeria but most of the fundamental human rights are not absolute, …

Twitter Vs. Nigeria; The Human Rights Of Twitter Inc And The Twitter Users Read More »

Can Notice To Quit Be Issued During Court Strike?

Daily Law Tips (Tip 805) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:    It is not new that the Nigerian courts have been closed since 6th April 2021. This has halted the services of courts in Nigeria. Among the common services of Nigerian courts are; certification of documents, making of affidavits and issuance of Notice to …

Can Notice To Quit Be Issued During Court Strike? Read More »

Is The Case Of Missing Person To Be Reported Only After 24 Hours?

Daily Law Tips (Tip 804) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:   The public view in Nigeria is that a case of a missing person can only be reported to the Nigeria police after 24 hours of disappearance of the suspected missing person. Also, many police officers and law enforcement officers have been reported to …

Is The Case Of Missing Person To Be Reported Only After 24 Hours? Read More »

Unknown-Court-Staff & The Affidavits Obtained During Court Strike.

Daily Law Tips (Tip 802) By Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, Aciarb(UK) Introduction:To ensure there is judicial autonomy, (specifically, financial autonomy of courts) the courts staff closed all courts and embarked on a nationwide strike. The strike has been on since 6 April 2021. This means that court premises are locked, cashiers are not receiving revenue, …

Unknown-Court-Staff & The Affidavits Obtained During Court Strike. Read More »

Scarcity Of Passport And The Government’s Violation Of The Right Of Movement.

Daily Law Tips (Tip 801) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:Nigeria is a sovereign democratic state that makes its own laws. By the laws in Nigeria, the Federal Government of Nigeria handles issues of passports (travel document and immigration). It is part of the duties of the Federal Government of Nigeria to provide passport …

Scarcity Of Passport And The Government’s Violation Of The Right Of Movement. Read More »

11 States That Do Not Protect Children In Nigeria

Daily Law Tips (Tip 800) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: Child Rights in Nigeria are rights that are specially designed to protect and care for persons that are less than 18 years in Nigeria. Every year on 27 May, Nigeria celebrates its annual Children’s Day. To protect children in Nigeria, the federal legislature …

11 States That Do Not Protect Children In Nigeria Read More »

Every Child Has A Right To Rest And Play

Daily Law Tips (Tip 798) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: In Nigeria, a child is a person that is less than 18 years. Like any other person, children have fundamental human rights and some other special rights; Child’s Right. Nigeria has a federal law on the rights of children in Nigeria (the Child’s …

Every Child Has A Right To Rest And Play Read More »

How To Report And Discipline Police Officers

Daily Law Tips (Tip 797) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: According to Transparency International (a global coalition against corruption), Nigeria is rated 149 out of 180 countries on the 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index, with the least being New Zealand and the worst being Somalia at position 179. Its Global Corruption Barometer reports that …

How To Report And Discipline Police Officers Read More »