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Eight ways you may go to jail in Nigeria because of marriage

Marriage in Nigeria is a serious business regulated by two main laws; the Marriage act and the Matrimonial causes act. The laws provide almost exhaustively, protections for parties to a marriage.   However, like any other law, people will continue to be creative in finding   ways around it and such creativity can land one in jail. In some cases, one need not even be a party to the marriage to become liable.

The marriage act provides for the following offences that can lead a party or a third party to jail in the cause of celebration of a marriage. Anthony Atata , a Nigerian lawyer whose practice covers divorce and family Law writes in a plain language for readers of Courtroom Mail who are not lawyers.Eight of the most common offences are as follows: 

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If you want a divorce from a Nigerian Court,you must prove any of these

For a court in Nigeria to grant divorce to a party to matrimonial proceeding, it must be on the ground that the marriage has broken down irretrievably.Anthony Atata writes for Courtroom Mail(This is written in plain language for the benefit of ALL readers of courtroom mail)

For the Petitioner (the person who filed for divorce) to satisfy that the marriage has broken down irretrievably, he or she must prove one or more of the following:

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Premium Content: If you see this Clause in your tenancy agreement, please don’t sign

Many people do not pay attention to the clauses in their tenancy agreements. The truth is that, you don’t need to but when you don’t, make sure your lawyers do. If this doesn’t happen, you may be in for a big embarrassment like so many tenants out there who have been embarrassed just because they did not study the tenancy agreement given to them by their landlord.

Before I continue, if you see the clause 

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Every tenant in Lagos must know these five things

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.

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: 

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