Prize for female Lawyers, 185 answers were received and 83 participants emerged at the second stage of the quiz. They will proceed to the next state on Saturday 23rd of February.
A total 102 correct answers were received out of the 185 answers. 19 answers were disqualified for not registering for the competition by answering the first question and/or for giving two different answers.
The participants who gave the same answer twice qualified in line with the rules of the competition released before Saturday.
The following questions were asked in last Saturday’s quiz:
Every public company shall within a period of …… months from the date of its incorporation, hold a general meeting of the members of the company known as statutory meeting.
Mr Kunle filed a case against the Nigerian Police; yesterday for violating his rights in 2010.He stated in his Affidavit that he did not file it since 2010 because he did not have the funds to pay a lawyer. The Counsel representing the Police has filed a notice of Preliminary objection challenging the suit that it has been affected by limitation statute. Considering the provision of limitation in the Enforcement of fundamental human Rights, how long Kunle have under the law to institute his action?
When there are before a court affidavits that are irreconcilably in conflict on crucial facts, the court shall for the purpose of resolving the conflicting affidavits arising from the affidavit evidence, ask the parties to :
File a further and better affidavit
Address the court on points of law
Proffer oral evidence
To file a counter affidavit
Answer to Question 1 is A-6 MONTHS see Section 211 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act.
Answer to Question 2 is D-No Limitation see Order 3 Rule 1 of the Fundamental Rights enforcement Procedure Rules.
Answer to Question 3 is C-Proffer Oral Evidence- See Section 116 of the Evidence Act
The 83 Participants have qualified for the third stage coming up on Saturday 23rd of February at 8am. The first 30 contestants to post the correct answer will qualify for the grand finale.
Contestant should please note that courtroommail.com operates on GMT. When you post your answers at 8am Nigerian time, it will display 7am which is GMT.
Note also that the questions are scheduled sometimes. This means that the questions could be posted any day before the competition day but will not be visible to anyone until 8am when the quiz begins. When it becomes visible, it will bear the date it was scheduled but that does not mean that it has been visible since then.
For more information on those that participated, the answers they gave, the time they answered and the total number of participants click and scroll to the comment section.
Names of Lawyers who qualified for the 3rd stage are as follows:
Blessing Efe Oghene
Oke Esther Idisi
Margaret Bala Nggada