LAW OF BANKING AND NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

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LAW OF BANKING AND NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

LAW OF BANKING & NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS I Nature, history and evolution of banking in Nigeria Law regulating the establishment and operation of banking in Nigeria Types of Banks Nature and legal effect of negotiable instruments including cheques, promissory notes, bills of exchange etc. Relation of banker and customer Types of accounts, overdraft and appropriation of

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EVIDENCE LAW

1 LAW OF EVIDENCE I General introduction Sources of Nigerian Law of Evidence Direct and Circumstantial Evidence Facts in issue and relevant facts Relevancy and Admissibility Presumptions Institution of Criminal Proceedings in Nigeria Admissions and Confessions Hearsay Evidence; Res Gestae Similar Facts Evidence Character Evidence LAW OF EVIDENCE II Opinion Evidence Documentary Evidence Estoppels Privilege

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EQUITY AND TRUST

EQUITY & TRUST I & II The nature, origin and reception of Equity Relationship between Equity and common Law The Maxims of Equity Judicature Act Administration of Estates Nature of a Will Capacity to make a Will Privileged Will Revocation of Wills Assignment of choses in Action Laches and Acquiescence Mortgage Trust Constitution of a

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JURISPRUDENCE AND LEGAL THEORY

JURISPRUDENCE AND LEGAL THEORY I • Nature, Definition and Scope of Jurisprudence • Meaning and Functions of Law • The relation of Law to: a. Justice b. Morality c. Ethics d. Religion • Sources of Law: a. Legislation b. Customs c. Judicial precedents • Analysis of Fundamental Legal Concepts: a. Legal Personality, b. Rights and

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CONFLICT OF LAWS

CONFLICTS OF LAW I INTRODUCTION Definition Nature of conflicts of laws Dimensions (international, interstate and internal conflicts of law/legal pluralism) SOURCE OF LAW UNDER THE SUBJECT OF CONFLICT OF LAWS Received English Laws Local Legislation Rules of court Judicial decisions Customary and Treaty International Law THE CONFLICT OF LAWS TECHNIQUE Connecting factors Characterization renvoi (Pronounced

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LAW OF TAXATION

LAW OF PERSONAL AND PROPERTY TAXATION I General Nature of Law of Taxation Distribution between revenue law and tax law Tripal of taxation- law, policy and Administration Taxation as a multi-disciplinary subject Scope of law of taxation Taxation as an emerging discipline in Nigeria Sources of Law of Taxation in Nigeria Definition of tax and

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CRIMINAL LAW

CRIMINAL LAW I General Introduction and purpose of criminal law History and sources of Nigerian criminal law Classification of offenses The context of crime – Law and morality Corporate Criminal Liability Principle of Legality Element of an offense- Actus Reus, mens rea, Violation of conflict omissions such as Actus Reus, and mens rea, strict liability.

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CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I Scope and definition of the Constitution Classification of constitution Systems of government Constitutional historical development of Nigeria Constitutional supremacy Parliamentary supremacy Separation of power Rule of law Constitution amendment Electoral process in Nigeria Consequences of change of government by extra-legal or extra- institutional means (Coup de tat) CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II The military

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ENERGY LAW

ENERGY LAW I The origin and occurrence of Oil and Natural Gas Theories of Ownership in Oil and Gas United Nations and Natural Resources Interest in Oil and Gas – Oil concession, effect of rights of concessionaries on natural gas. Oil and Gas Pipelines – nature, legal status, conditions for grants, rights and obligations of

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INTERNATIONAL LAW

INTERNATIONAL LAW I & II History of International Law Sources of International Law Recognition of States State Responsibility Relationship between International Law and Municipal Law Sovereign Immunity Human Rights and Fundamental Freedom Diplomatic Immunity and Privileges Law of Treaties Nationality Settlement of Disputes by Peaceful Means International Law and Use of Force International Organization: The

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