WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF FAILURE TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENCE OF RAPE?

CASE TITLE: JULIUS v. STATE (2019) LPELR-48491(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 5TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: UZO IFEYINWA NDUKWE-ANYANWU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offence of Rape. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of Ekiti State High Court delivered by Hon. Justice J. O. Adeleye on…

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PROVING AN ALLEGATION OF INFLATION OR REDUCTION OF VOTES CAST IN AN ELECTION

CASE TITLE: ABDUL & ANOR v. GODIYA & ORS (2019) LPELR-48487(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 16TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION PETITION LEAD JUDGMENT: JOSEPH EYO EKANEM, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Election Petition. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, Lafia (coram Igoh,…

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You’re grinding through a serious document, your mind churning out words a mile a minute, a frigid bottle of Coke at the ready, when one of those irritating information lozenges slides into your laptop window on the upper right. “Work-Life Balance Important to Well-Being” comes at you in bold capitals. There’s a tiny image of…

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EFFECT OF THE DECISION OF AN ELECTION TRIBUNAL PREVENTING SUBPOENAED WITNESSES FROM TESTIFYING ON GROUND OF NON-FILING OF WITNESS DEPOSITIONS ON OATH

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: BASHIR & ANOR v. KURDULA & ORS LPELR-48473(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 7TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION PETITION LEAD JUDGMENT: AMINA AUDI WAMBAI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Election Petition. FACTS This is…

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CAN AN ELECTION TRIBUNAL MODIFY ITS SCHEDULING REPORT FOR GUIDING PROCEEDINGS?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: ABDULFATAI v. MULIKAT & ORS (2019) LPELR-48460(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 2ND SEPTEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL PETITION. LEAD JUDGMENT: NONYEREM OKORONKWO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Petition. FACTS This is an appeal…

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CAN DELAY IN DELIVERY OF A JUDGEMENT OCCASION A MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: UNITY BANK v. KWARA CHEMICAL CO. LTD & ANOR (2019) LPELR-48468(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 2ND SEPTEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: IBRAHIM SHATA BDLIYA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS…

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A New Wig’s Guide To Litigation Part 4

A New Wig’s Guide To Litigation is a Guest Series of 4 posts submitted by Morenike Okebu (Lawyer and Partner at GM George Taylor & Co.) We’ve finally come to the end of this series and I hope that you have been able to pick up a thing or two that would enhance your career in litigation….

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A New Wig’s Guide To Litigation Part 3 – Read Your File

A New Wig’s Guide To Litigation is a Guest Series of 4 posts submitted by Morenike Okebu (Lawyer and Partner at GM George Taylor & Co.) Are you looking for the perfect way to make a grand mistake in court? It’s simple – do not read your file. This is the simple most important advice I can…

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A WRITTEN STATEMENT ON OATH IS MADE AFTER THE PERIOD WITHIN WHICH TO FILE HAS LAPSED?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: ARARUME & ANOR v. INEC & ANOR (2019) LPELR-48397(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 23RD AUGUST, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL PETITION LEAD JUDGMENT: HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Petition. FACTS This appeal…

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THE EFFECT OF FILING ADDITIONAL WITNESS(ES) STATEMENT ON OATH OUT OF TIME UNDER THE ELECTORAL ACT

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: DAMINA & ANOR v. ADAMU & ORS (2019) LPELR-48404(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 22ND AUGUST, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL PETITION. LEAD JUDGMENT: TANI YUSUF HASSAN, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Petition. FACTS This…

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