Steps to Legally Adopt a Child in Nigeria

Steps to Legally Adopt a Child in Nigeria

Who can adopt a Child in Nigeria? Both single individuals and married couples may adopt.  Note that a single person will not be allowed to adopt a child of the opposite sex except in extraordinary circumstances.  In most states, married couples must adopt jointly.  If...
How much does a Divorce cost in Nigeria

How much does a Divorce cost in Nigeria

Divorce Fees in Nigeria There are no fixed fees for divorce in Nigeria. Getting a divorce is an intensely personal and procedural process, and as such it varies from person to person and situation to situation, therefore if you are reading this article in order to get...
Types of Marriages in Nigeria

Types of Marriages in Nigeria

Types of Marriage in Nigeria Broadly speaking there are 2 types of marriage in Nigeria, there is Marriage under the Act and Traditional/Customary marriage. Traditional/Customary marriage is a marriage ceremony that has been conducted in accordance with the customs of...
Are pre-nuptial agreements valid under Nigerian law?

Are pre-nuptial agreements valid under Nigerian law?

Pre-nuptial agreements (more popularly known as ‘pre-nups’) are agreements entered into by couples before they formally get married which set out how they will financially arrange their affairs during their marriage, and more importantly how their finances will be...
Domestic Abuse Laws in Nigeria

Domestic Abuse Laws in Nigeria

Laws against Domestic abuse in Nigeria Domestic abuse is the intentional and persistent abuse of anyone in the home in a way that causes pain, distress or injury. It can also be defined as a situation where a particular person is subjected to an act of force in the...
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