Selective survey of family law in Northern Nigeria
Read Online

Selective survey of family law in Northern Nigeria

  • 552 Want to read
  • ·
  • 73 Currently reading

Published by Institute of Administration, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh in Zaria, Northern Nigeria, [Pittsburgh] .
Written in English



  • Nigeria, Northern.


  • Domestic relations -- Nigeria, Northern

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Jeswald W. Salacuse.
SeriesResearch memorandum, Research memorandum (Ahmadu Bello University. Institute of Administration)
ContributionsAhmadu Bello University. Institute of Administration., University of Pittsburgh. Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination113 leaves ;
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2950374M
LC Control Number84191409

Download Selective survey of family law in Northern Nigeria


Get print book. No eBook available. ; highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Go to Google Play Now» Family Law in Nigeria. E. I. Nwogugu. Heinemann Educational Books (Nigeria), - Domestic relations - pages. 0 SUCCESSION UNDER THE GENERAL LAWRECEIVED ENGLISH LAW AND LOCAL. B Intestate. Supreme Court of Nigeria Law Reports - (Gold-Edged copy) ₦10, Shop Now. Supreme Court of Nigeria Law Reports - (White-Edged copy) ₦10, Nwogugu, Family law in Nigeria Ibadan: Heinemann Educational Books (Nigeria), Obi, S.N.C., Modern Family Law in Southern Nigeria London: Sweet & Maxwell, Forthcoming book by Olufemi Amao ‘African Union Law’. A seminal research into the. Most of the states in the Northern part of the country are yet to adopt it. The law sets out provisions on the welfare and adoption of children. In , Lagos State made the Family Court Rules pursuant to the Child's Rights Law. The Rules have greatly simplified procedures on adoption, custody, guardianship and welfare of children generally in.

These are notes i prepared for IUIU students on Family law 1. I own part of the copyrights though since most of the work is original. The International Survey of Family Law is the ISFL’s annual review of developments in family law across the world, generally covering well over 20 jurisdictions from all continents. Each article is written in English and accompanied by a French language abstract. Land Law in Nigeria. M. G. Yakubu. Macmillan, - Land tenure - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying Islamic issue Lagos Land Law Land Tenure Law Land Use Act law and custom lease London marriage matter means mortgage Moslem native law nature Northern Nigeria obtained officer owner ownership parties person. Shari’a law in Northern Nigeria. The Hausa-Fulanis in Northern Nigeria show a strict adherence to the Quran and the Prophet Muhammad’s Sunnah. As Islam plays a pivotal role in the lives of most northern Nigerians, the culture and traditions of the Hausa-Fulanis are intertwined with Islamic religion.

Nigeria, particularly northern Nigeria, has some of the highest rates of early marriage in the world. The Child Rights Act, passed in , raised the minimum age of marriage to 18 for girls. However, federal law may be implemented differently at the state level, and to date, only a few of. About this Item: Institute of Administration, Zaria, Nigeria 1st, 4to, 4+pp of typed & duplicated single sided text: a comparative survey of family law among the Angas, Birom, Ibo, Igbirra, Igbomina with a section on marriage & divorce; thin card covers, stapled, taped spine, 16 of the first 20 pages are bound upside-down!! ow an almost vg copy of a SCARCE title. northern and southern Protectorates in by the British Colonial administration, the entity Nigeria came into being. Before the coming of the colonial administration, Islamic law applied in most of the states of the northern part of Nigeria especially kanem Borno Empire and the Sokoto Caliphate. which is the dominant occupation of the people. The opposite is the case in Northern Nigeria where there is low girl-child education as compared to boys. Nigeria is among the West African countries that have the highest number of girls that are out of school, and more than 75% of the million children out of school are girls (UNICEF, ).