RIGHT OF A PERSON TO DEFEND HIS PERSON, FAMILY AND PROPERTY AGAINST UNWARRANTED AGGRESSION, TRESPASS OR THREAT

CASE TITLE: STATE v. SHONTO (2019) LPELR-47431(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 12TH APRIL, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure.  FACTS During a scuffle with one “Umaru Ahmed a.k.a. Masho”, who took his cows into the Respondent’s maize farm while rearing…

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WHEN WILL A PARTY NOT BE TAGGED A JUDGMENT DEBTOR?

CASE TITLE: GWEDE v. DELTA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY & ANOR (2019) LPELR-47441(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 15TH FEBRUARY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: GARNISHEE PROCEEDINGS LEAD JUDGMENT: JOHN INYANG OKORO, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Garnishee Proceedings. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal Abuja, delivered on 10th May 2018 wherein…

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Become a Globally Competitive Lawyer With these Free Online Courses.

University-level education doesn’t always have to cost you an arm and a leg! The internet has blessed us so much that access to high quality education is cheaper than it has ever been in the history of mankind, and in this case… it is even absolutely free! Websites like Coursera, edX, FutureLearn, Alison and much…

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WHETHER THE ENGLISH VERSION OF A TRANSLATED CONFESSIONAL STATEMENT MUST BE SIGNED BY AN ACCUSED PERSON

CASE TITLE: STATE v. SA’IDU (2019) LPELR-47397(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 12TH APRIL, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: JOHN INYANG OKORO, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal Kaduna Division delivered on 19th February 2016 wherein…

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SHOULD THE COURT ORDER THE PRODUCTION OF THE ORIGINAL COPY OF A WILL/CODICIL FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPARISON?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: OMENAZU v. OMENAZU & ORS (2019) LPELR-47282(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 12TH APRIL, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This appeal is against the…

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DOES THE PATERNAL FAMILY OF A DECEASED PERSON HAVE THE SUPERIOR RIGHT OR CLAIM TO BURY HIS CORPSE UNDER TIV CUSTOMARY LAW?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: SOOM & ORS v. JIBO & ORS (2019) LPELR-47265(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 12TH APRIL, 2019  PRACTICE AREA:  CUSTOMARY LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: JOSEPH EYO EKANEM, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Tiv Customary Law. FACTS…

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BURDEN OF PROOF ON AN APPELLANT ATTACKING THE EXCESSIVENESS OF DAMAGES AWARDED

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: NCC v. MOTOPHONE LTD & ANOR (2019) LPELR-47401(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 12TH APRIL, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: UWANI MUSA ABBA AJI, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This is…

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ARE LAWYERS READY FOR THE CLIENTS OF THE FUTURE?

The Client of the Future is a guest post submitted by Kelechi Achinonu Esq. (Lawyer and Software Developer). Thanks to customer-centric companies like Uber and Amazon, we have learnt that as consumers, we can get anything we want for less delivered to our doorsteps, sometimes immediately, for free and this will only get worse, as…

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Towards a Smarter Practice

For the longest run, hard work was the holy grail of all motivations, until some people decided smart work even pays better. Working hard is mostly a show of strength, tenacity and persistence, and none of those qualities can be relegated on one’s journey to success. Nevertheless, as the world becomes increasingly technology driven, the…

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EFFECT OF LIMITATION LAW

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: ONYEASO & ORS v. IGWENMA & ANOR (2019) LPELR-47288(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 12TH APRIL, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This…

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