Chapter 10: The child support system and women's access to child support in Nigeria 
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This chapter examines child support by providing insight into the determining factors for child support from the plurality of laws. Noting that child support cannot be detached from child custody, the chapter examines the rules governing child custody in Nigeria and consequently how child support plays out according to the rules. The roles of the plurality of laws vis-à-vis the norms that influence child support are examined. The effects of the discrepancies in the calculation of child support and lack of uniformity in determining child support in Nigeria are also examined. The chapter concludes by proposing a legislative uniform approach to safeguarding the welfare of the child in child support related cases.

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