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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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?

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

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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

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THE PROPER APPROACH TO AN INDICTMENT CONTAINING A CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY AND A SUBSTANTIVE CHARGE

CASE TITLE: JIMOH v. STATE (2019) LPELR-48089(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 5TH JULY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR MAHMUD TALBA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the Judgment of Ogun State High Court, Abeokuta judicial Division, delivered on 12th day of…

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RAISING THE DEFENCE OF ALIBI TIMEOUSLY

CASE TITLE: MUSA v. FRN (2019) LPELR-48155(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD JULY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: CHIDI NWAOMA UWA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offences of Conspiracy and Obstruction of Officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) from carrying out their lawful duty. FACTS The appeal is…

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CAN DECLARATORY RELIEFS BE GRANTED ON MERE ADMISSION OR DEFAULT OF DEFENCE?

CASE TITLE: DANGOTE FLOUR MILLS PLC v. SAMAGADA INDUSTRIES LTD (2019) LPELR-48084(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 15TH JULY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: JOSEPH EYO EKANEM, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court of Benue State, Makurdi, which was delivered by…

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