Evidence

What Differentiates a Joint Venture Agreement from a Partnership Deed?

A joint venture is a contractual agreement that joins together, two or more parties for the purpose of executing a particular bu…

Summary Topics on the Law of Evidence in Nigeria

In Nigerian Universities and the study of law in general, the subject of Evidence is a Introduction to Evidence Relevancy and A…

The Subject of Affidavit in Law

An affidavit is a sworn testimony containing facts. It is a testimony usually sworn under an oath or in affirmation into the co…

Judges Rule in Nigeria

In the early 19th Century, there were cases where the police “obtained” statements from suspects by force while the judicial aut…

Competency and Compellability of Witnesses

Competency is the mental ability to understand problems, make decisions and give evidence. It is the capacity to understand proc…

Burden and Standard of Proof

The concept of burden and standard of proof form the subject matter of Part IX of the Evidence Act and can be found also in seve…