PIL 203 - Nigerian Legal System I

4 Unit(s)


(a) Sources of Nigerian law (b) Administration of justice in Nigeria: problems and concepts of substantive law (c) Interaction between various arms of government within the Nigerian legal system and the social context (d) The idea and structure of a legal system (e) Nature and function of law (f) Classification of law, sources of Nigeria law: (i) legislation; judicial precedents / case law; customary law; Islamic law; English Common Law and doctrine of equity (ii) reception and application of English law in Nigeria.