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Penalty For Keeping Overgrown Grasses On Undeveloped Lands

#OBSCURELEGALFACTS BY AROME ABU In the FCT, it is an offence for the owner of any undeveloped plot of land in a built-up area to keep overgrown grasses. PENALTY●Fine of N2,000. ●The cost of clearing such grasses by the Abuja Environmental Protection Board. See Section 18 of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board Act. Arome Abu …

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Duty Of Car Dealers, Law Firms Etc

#OBSCURELEGALFACTS BY AROME ABU In Nigeria, financial institutions, car dealers, jewelry dealers, chartered accountants, audit firms, tax consultants, legal practitioners, hotels, casinos, supermarkets, etc, are required to verify the identity of their customers before establishing any other business relationship with the customer. PENALTY●Fine of N250,000 for each day during which the offence endures. ●Disciplinary action …

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Corps Members Prohibited From Riding Motorcycle Unless…

#OBSCURELEGALFACTS BY AROME ABU In Nigeria, it is an offence for a National Youth Service Corps member to ride a motorcycle without wearing a crash helmet. See paragraph 3(1)(b)(vii) of the National Youth Service Corps Bye Law. Arome Abu is the Managing Partner of TCLP. CAVEAT: Note that this information is provided for general enlightenment …

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Penalty For “Acid Bath” In Nigeria

#OBSCURELEGALFACTS BY AROME ABU In Nigeria, it is an offence to use Acid or any other harmful liquid or chemical on another person. PENALTYImprisonment for life without an option of fine. See section 21 of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act. Arome Abu is the Managing Partner of TCLP. CAVEAT: Note that this information is …

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Obligation Of Airline Operators To Inform Passengers Of Their Rights At Boarding

#OBSCURELEGALFACTS BY AROME ABU In Nigeria, airline operators are required to ensure that at check-in, a clearly legible notice containing the following text is displayed in a manner clearly visible to passengers: “If you are denied boarding or if your flight is canceled or delayed for at least one hour, ask the airline officials for …

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