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Feb
15

FabReads Digest with Law 055 – Actus Reus

Actus Reus is the physical act of a crime. it may also be defined as all the material elements in the definition of an offence except the accused’s mental state. It consists of conduct, circumstance, result or consequence of conduct or omission. However, these three elements do not need to be present in every offence. […]

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Jan
28

FabReads Digest with Education 002 – The Concept of Learning

Definition of learning The multifaceted nature of learning makes it cumbersome to give a precise and satisfactory definition of the concept (Onyehalu, 1988). At any rate, some definition commonly found in literature are presented below: Learning involves changes in behavior as a result of past experience. Learning is a re organization of the cognitive field. Learning […]

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Jan
26

FabReads Digest with Law #054 – Land Law – Terminologies in Land law (Possession)

Possession means the effective physical or normal control or occupation of a property. Thus, a person in possession is that person who is in actual physical possession of the land. A person claiming possession must not only prove his relationship to the land but must also prove his physical acts showing exclusive possession of the […]

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Jan
25

FabReads Digest with Chemistry – 005 (Bronsted Lowry Theory)

In 1923, Bronsted and Lowry independently defined acid as Proton donor and bases as proton acceptor. For aqueous solution,this definition does not differ. From the Arrhenius theory; such substances that increases the concentration of hydroxonium ion in aqueous solution are acids and those that decreases it are bases. The Bronsted lowry theory is useful in […]

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Jan
20

FabReads Digest with Law 053 – Trespass to Person (False imprisonment)

Lord Edward, COKE CJ explained false imprisonment as ‘’Every restraint of the liberty of a free man is imprisonment although he be not in the confines of a prison.’’ It should be noted that false imprisonment is actionable per se and must occur as a result of the direct act of the defendant. Elements of the tort […]

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Jan
19

FabReads Digest with Law 052 – Origin and Evolution of Equity

Equity developed around the 12th century when England was conquered under the rule of William the conqueror. The territory of England was different from the Normandy in terms of the custom and the sociological composition of the people. Itinerant judges travelled around the land settling disputes in the name of William the conqueror and reported to […]

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Jan
18

FabReads Digest with Chemistry – 004 (Polarization Power and Polarizability)

This rule was formulated by Kazimierz Fajan in 1923 and it is used in predicting whether a chemical bond is expected to be predominantly ionic or covalent. This depends on the relative charges and sizes of the cations and anions. If two oppositely charged ion are brought together,the nature of bond between them depends upon […]

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Jan
16

FabReads Digest with Law – 051 (Business Law – Forms of Business Organisations – Corporation)

A corporation is a business organisation that acts as a unique and seperate entity from it’s shareholders. They are considered a legal person. This means that the profits generated by a corporation are taxed as the personal income of the company. A corporation pays it’s own taxes before distributing profits and dividends to the shareholders. Any […]

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Jan
15

FabReads Digest with Agriculture – 001 (Agronomy)

Agronomy is the science and technology of producing and using plants for food, fuel and land reclamation. Also put, it is the management, utilisation, production and marketing of crop plants in a large area of land. Agronomy has come to encompass the areas of science. i.e it brings the area of plant genetics, physiology, meteorology and soil […]

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Jan
14

FabReads Digest with Law – 050 (The Essence of Agency Relationship and If Agency Is A Consensual Relationship)

The need to appoint someone to perform an act on behalf of the person appointing him underscores the need for agency relationship. The essence of agency especially in modern terms can be gleaned from the following: The multiplication of tasks confronting man on a daily basis: a man finds out that he has too many tasks […]

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