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Department of Law | Final Year Project Topics

  • 21. NIGERIA JUDICIARY SYSTEM PROBLEMS AND WAY OUT
    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0Introduction         The Judiciary represents the court system in the land, it symbolizes judges and justice. It is the third arm of any modern government. This was popularized by Montesquieu, the French political philosopher and jurist who postulated that there should be separation of judicial duties from legislative and executive functions to forestall tyranny. A court syst...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  963 engagements | 

  • 22. APPRAISAL OF THE APPLICATION OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION METHODS TO MARRIA...
    »   ABSTRACT Marriage is a union entered into by two parties in every jurisdiction i. e, marriage is a universal occurrence. Although the legal process involved (either in formality or requirement) varies from one jurisdiction to another, marriage is often characterized by disputes which range from divorce to custody of children, maintenance e. t. c. Marriage, as examined in this context, is limit...Continue Reading »

    95 pages |  235 engagements | 

  • 23. DO JUDGES MAKE LAW ? ( A CURSORY LOOK AT THE RECURRING QUESTION)
    » ABSTRACT It is common knowledge that the age long principle of Separation of powers allocates the governmental functions of law making, law implementation and law interpretation to the Legislative, Executive and Judicial arms of government respectively and each arm is to function independently without any unwarranted inter meddling. It is trite that the function of lawmaking for peaceful coexisten...Continue Reading »

    94 pages |  212 engagements | 

  • 24. CRITICAL APPRAISAL ON OPINION EVIDENCE
    »  CRITICAL APPRAISAL ON OPINION EVIDENCE ABSTRACT Generally, where a court is faced with the problem of determining a suit before it, such can only be solved after making an enquiry into the relevant facts of the evidence put before it by the parties, drawing inferences from those facts, and listening to arguments of parties to the case or of their counsel. Evidence is there from called as a means...Continue Reading »

    54 pages |  246 engagements | 

  • 25. CONFESSIONAL STATEMENT UTILITY IN CRIMINAL TRIALS (AN OVERVIEW)
    » ABSTRACT The confessional statement of an accused person is of great evidential value in the dispensation of justice. It represents the most important and most frequently encountered exception to the rule against hearsay in criminal cases. This piece of work is propelled toward examining the fundamental conditions of the admissibility in evidence against any person equally of any oral answer given...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  1,481 engagements | 

  • 26. A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF PRESUMPTIONS IN RELATION TO THE LAW OF EVIDENCE
    » ABSTRACT  Presumption either of law or of fact, is an independent piece of evidence which may or must be drawn from a given sets of facts until the contrary is proved. In general sense, it has cut a niche for itself as it maybe employed in both Civil and Criminal cases. This study will therefore examine the various incidences where presumptions must or may be made before there can be a conviction...Continue Reading »

    95 pages |  1,370 engagements | 

  • 27. ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTCIE IN NIGERIAN COURTS, PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS
    » ABSTRACT The topic “ Administration of justice in Nigerian courts, problems and prospects” seems to attract to itself the attention and inquisitiveness on the part of the common man or every believer in   the Rule of law of what the writer is talking about or what he is going to upon since the mere mention of justice in our society today raises a conjecture and thereafter suffers from univer...Continue Reading »

    87 pages |  1,469 engagements | 

  • 28. AN EXAMINATION OF LAWS REGULATING ELECTION PETITIONS IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF...
    » AN EXAMINATION OF LAWS REGULATING ELECTION PETITIONS IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF NIGERIA  ABSTRACT Today, its no doubt that election petition forms an intrinsic nature of our democratic setting as dispute and dissatisfaction are bound to arise from the conduct of election and as such dispute has to be resolved and determined by a competent judicial bodies in order to maintain the interest law and...Continue Reading »

    115 pages |  1,209 engagements | 

  • 29. OFFENCE OF ADOPTION: LAW AND POLICY IN THE NIGERIA LEGAL SYSTEM
    » ABSTRACT The essence of this work is borne out of the need to take critical look and an appraisal of the offence of Adoption under the Nigeria Legal System. In the course of this Study, an analysis shall be made as to it’s Law and Policy in the Nigeria Legal System. Chapter one of this work will give the basic introduction to this work, the background of the study, the object of this work, i.e. ...Continue Reading »

    77 pages |  1,338 engagements | 

  • 30. WILL: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS UNDER COMMON AND ISLAMIC LAW
    » ABSTRACT The conceptual divergence in respect of the formation of a valid will under both Islamic and common laws will be examined and discussed. Starting from introduction which will introduce us to the general message of the work. The chapters therein have been divided into five. Chapter one deals with the introduction as mentioned above, and chapter two will talk on pre and post Islamic era of ...Continue Reading »

    84 pages |  1,352 engagements | 

  • 31. AN APPRAISAL OF THE COURT AND CONSTITUTIONALISM IN NIGERIA: A DECADE OF DEMOCRAT...
    »   ABSTRACT Democracy is undoubtedly the commonest system of government mostly practiced in virtually all the countries of the world because it ensures the observance of people‟s rights and freedom. It is however basically characterized by three independent arms of government namely; the Legislative, Executive and the Judicial arm of government. While the Legislature is responsible for making la...Continue Reading »

    90 pages |  1,102 engagements | 

  • 32. DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS
    »   ABSTRACTThe decree of dissolution of marriage which is defined as the legal separation o f man and wife effected by the judgement or decree of a court, and either totally dissolving the marriage relation, or suspending its effect so far as it concerns the cohabitation of the parties. Dissolution of marriage seems to be on the increase these days, this is due to the fact that people rushed into ...Continue Reading »

    109 pages |  1,426 engagements | 

  • 33. APPRAISAL OF TRESSPASS AS A TORTIOUS ACTION UNDER THE LAW OF TORT
    »   ABSTRACT There is no branch of law which transpires the true picture of the society more than the law of tort. The reason being that it is a branch of law that deals with the conduct of the people amongst themselves. Because of the contact people have with themselves in the environment, there are bound to be fiction which will bring about injuries or wrong whether direct or in indirect and for ...Continue Reading »

    74 pages |  1,039 engagements | 

  • 34. COMPETENCE AND COMPELLABILITY: IS CHILD EVIDENCE ADMISSIBLE
    »   ABSTRACT Determination of lawsuits is highly dependent on these availability of evidence. In law, every person is a competent witness in any judicial proceeding unless otherwise prevented by the law. And every compellable witness is a competent witness as the court will not compel anyone to give evidence, if he is incompetent to do so. However, it is not every competent witness that is compella...Continue Reading »

    77 pages |  1,495 engagements | 

  • 35. JUDICIAL ATTITUDE TO HOMICIDE IN NIGERIA
    »   ABSTRACT Criminal Law in Nigeria is so wide that it applies to a wide range of crimes. a crime is and actatute or by the Common Law to be a public wrong and is therefore punishable by the state in Criminal proceeding. The crime of homicide which can be divided into two namely, lawful homicide which is a division of homicide justified or excused by law and they are self defence, suppression of r...Continue Reading »

    92 pages |  1,190 engagements | 

  • 36. THE RIGHT OF AN ACCUSED PERSON UNDER THE NIGERIAN LEGAL SYSTEM
    » ABSTRACT Under the Nigerian criminal justice the constitutional right of an accused person is enshrined in Section 35 and 36 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 such rights include, the right to be informed promptly in the language that he understands, the details and nature of the offence of the accused, the right to be given adequate time to prepare his defence, the right...Continue Reading »

    86 pages |  2,046 engagements | 

  • 37. RIGHT OF EXPRESSION UNDER THE NIGERIAN CONSTITUTION: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
    »   ABSTRACT The entrenchment of Right of Expression as a fundamental human right in Nigeria could be traced to the 1960 Independence Constitution and those that followed it. The Independence Constitution of 1960 and the Republican Constitution of 1963 have provisions for the protection of fundamental human rights. The 1979 and the 1999 constitutions went further by providing a bill of right. This ...Continue Reading »

    80 pages |  1,056 engagements | 

  • 38. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE CONFLICT SITUATION AND CHOICE OF LAWS IN THE NIGER...
    » ABSTRACT Private International Law is that part of a law of a country which deals with cases having foreign element and usually comes into operation whenever courts are seized with such cases. The term ‘foreign element’ means any system of law prevailing outside the lex fori, that is, the local law of the place where the court is situated. It includes not only the law existing in a state under...Continue Reading »

    110 pages |  730 engagements | 

  • 39. EXAMINING PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP IN NIGERIA: POTENTIALS AND CHALLENGES
    »   ABSTRACT Public Private Partnership has been said to be a long term agreement between a government agency and a private partner for the delivery of goods or services with both party sharing in the risks and rewards inherent in the delivery of the goods or service which include financial risks and responsibilities.Public Private Partnership is an answer to the high demand for infrastructure whic...Continue Reading »

    92 pages |  822 engagements | 

  • 40. ATTITUDE OF THE JUDICIARY TOWARDS ADMISSIBILITY OF CONFESSIONAL STATEMENT
    »   ABSTRACT A confession is a species of admission. When in the course of an investigation into a criminal offence, a suspect has made a statement to the police tending to show that he has committed that offence, the statement is known as a confession. Confession is governed by rules which assist the court in the administration of justice.This study takes a look at what confession is, its nature a...Continue Reading »

    133 pages |  813 engagements | 


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