Federal Ministry of Justice law review series ; v. 10.
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The relevance of customary law to modern Nigerian society / A.O. Obilade The equity in Nigerian customary law / Layide Adigun The repugnancy doctrine and the proper development of customary law in Nigeria / Mudiaga Adje The different systems of law: nature and basis of conflict of laws in Nigeria / I.O. Agbede Towards certainty in our laws / Kayode Eso The Shariah as a legal code: any prospects for reform? / Alhaji Abdul-Kadir Orire Customary law and the Nigerian state: policies, dilemmas and options / Auwalu Hamisu Yadudu Sociology of Nigerian customary law systems / Etannibi E. Alemika Atukhuiki among the Esans in Bendel state: a case study in belief system in the customary law as a means of social control / P.I. Abumere Customary law and the Land Use Act / A.A. Utuama Women and children: a disempowered group under customary law / G.I. Udom-Azuogu Property inheritance and distribution of estates under customary law / Musa G. Yakubu Relationship between Islamic law and customary law of succession in southern Nigeria / Muri Okunola.
(cont.) The matrilineal system of inheritance: the Nigerian model / U.U. Uche The history and development of customary courts in Nigeria / Ameze Guobadia How customary is the customary court system? / Mike Imadon Isokun The place of customary law in criminal justice administration in Nigeria / A.A. Adeyemi Judicial administration of customary law in southern Nigeria / G.G.I. Ojiako Judicial administration of customary law: a Sharia viewpoint / Alhaji Isa Mohammed Dodo Proof of customary law in non-customary courts / Yemi Osinbajo Codification of customary law: prospects and problems / Moses Bamidele Oyebanji Codification of customary law: a mission impossible? / Darbo Narebo The codification of customary law in Nigeria / M.I. Ojo.
Cover title: Towards a restatement of Nigerian customary laws. "A compilation of the learned papers, speeches, and memoranda presented and delivered at the National Seminar on the Development and Codification of Customary Law in Nigeria, held on the 12th-14th of November 1990 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos"--P. xiii.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Towards a restatement of Nigerian customary laws.