ISBN 9789785157833
Pages 652
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2012
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

The Law of Restitution in Nigeria

by Festus Emiri

The Law of Restitution in Nigeria covers the historical development of restitution in law, its scope, and contemporary issues related to it. Some of the issues covered are: Ignorance; Incapacity; Exploitation; Enrichment at the plaintiffs expense; Restitution for wrongs and general principles, torts, breach of contract, equitable wrongdoing, criminal offenses; Defenses relating to changing circumstances; Illegality; and limitation of actions in restitution.

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About the Author

Festus Emiri

Oghenemaro Festus Emiri, was Professor of Jurisprudence, former Dean of Law at the Delta State University, Oleh Campus, Delta State of Nigeria, but is now Professor of Jurisprudence Chair E.K. Clark Distinguished Professor of Lawyering Skills, Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo, Delta State, Nigeria. He is the author of Law of Restitution in Nigeria, Equity and Trust in Nigeria, and Medical Law and Ethics in Nigeria. His major interest is in Legal Philosophy and the Law of Obligations,especially the emerging Law of Restitution.