Paternity Fraud on the Increase-Are you sure that child is yours? Read this

Richard Clark, as told to Jonathan Wells

I can’t cross the Golden Jubilee Bridges in London anymore.

Paternity fraud

During the last full day I ever spent with my son, Henry, we walked across the bridge together. We were both in pieces. I was trying not to show my emotion – he could not hide it. Henry was only six-years-old and his life was being turned upside down.

Halfway across the Thames, he burst into tears, threw his arms around my legs and refused to let go. Continue reading Paternity Fraud on the Increase-Are you sure that child is yours? Read this

West Ham to pay £2.5 million for Olympic Stadium and more if..

West Ham United football club will pay 2.5 a year in rent for the Olympic stadium.

Olympic Stadium,London
Olympic Stadium,London

In a Legal tussle between London Legacy development Corporation andwest Ham FC,the information tribunal ruled that West Ham FC will pay a yearly rent of 2.5Million.The decision also upheld that west Ham will pay the following Continue reading West Ham to pay £2.5 million for Olympic Stadium and more if..

5 Things every Tenant must know

In 2011 a new Tenancy Law was passed in Lagos which harmonised the relationship between landlords and Tenants in Lagos State.The Law is similar to the Tenancy Laws across the country.

Landlord Tenant

In fact there are 25 THINGS Both Landlords and Tenants must know .Here we will deal with five that we regard as the most frequently asked questions and answer any other question you ask on the comment box. They are as follows: Continue reading 5 Things every Tenant must know

The Leader of the Anglican church is now Illegitimate-Here is what the Canon Law says

Arch Bishop of Canterbury

The  Archbishop of Canterbury has discovered that he is an illegitimate son  after taking a DNA test to prove his paternity.

The Most Reverend Justin Welby who became the Arch Bishop of Canterbury on the 21st of March 2013 has just discovered that a man he knew as his father was never his father. He has always believed his father to be Gavin Welby until few weeks ago when a DNA test taken at the instance of the Telegraph showed that his real  father  is Continue reading The Leader of the Anglican church is now Illegitimate-Here is what the Canon Law says

The historic Nuremberg Trial and suicide note of Hitler’s second in Command-What you might not know after 70 years-Anthony Atata

After the collapse of Nazi Germany on the 8th  of May 1945, the allied forces began to perfect their plans to bring top Nazi officials to trial. The Legal basis for the trial was established by the London Charter which was agreed upon on the 8th of August 1945.

On the 20th of November 1945, the first part of the series of Trials began with the trials of 24 top Nazi officials. Among them was Reichmarschall Herman Goering, the highest ranking Nazi official to be tried at the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg. He was Hitler’s designated successor.

Eight Judges presided over the trial. Soviet Union, Britain, America and France provided two Judges each and a prosecutor. On the 20th of November trial opened at 10am. Continue reading The historic Nuremberg Trial and suicide note of Hitler’s second in Command-What you might not know after 70 years-Anthony Atata

What you should know about divorcing your spouse in a Nigerian Court.

As a divorce lawyer in Nigeria,I am always confronted with the question, “How do I get divorce papers?” or “I want to give my husband/wife divorce papers to sign” Each time I hear that, I smile because I know we watch a lot of foreign movies in Nigeria. The truth is that there is nothing like divorce papers within the context of what most clients have in mind which is usually a procedure where you just send your spouse a paper and he or she signs zap!You are divorced.

In Nigeria, divorce called dissolution of marriage in our laws goes through a process. Continue reading What you should know about divorcing your spouse in a Nigerian Court.

The Judge listed in Panama papers responds.

Ian Kirby

Ian Kirby
Ian Kirby

President, Botswana Court of Appeal (2010-present); Attorney General (2003-2005)

Ian Stuart Kirby, born in 1945, has served as president of the Court of Appeal in Botswana since 2010. A former private attorney and tax specialist, Kirby was Botswana’s deputy attorney general from 1990 to 2000 and served as a High Court judge from 2000 until late 2003, when he ascended to the post of attorney general. He eventually returned to the High Court bench in 2006. Kirby founded the Mokolodi Wildlife Foundation and was lead counsel for a commission that led to the creation of Botswana’s Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime.

Inside the Mossack Fonseca data  Continue reading The Judge listed in Panama papers responds.

My Landlord wants to enter my flat for Inspection. What do I do?

If you live in Lagos, the tenancy law provides that the Tenant shall permit the Landlord and his agents during the tenancy at all reasonable hours in the day time after previous written notice,to view the condition of the premises and to effect repairs in necessary parts of the building.

Note, the landlord must give you a written notice and you must agree with him on the date and time.

The Law says that it must be in daytime.