PERIOD WITHIN WHICH A POLITICAL PARTY MUST REGISTER ITS ALTERED CONSTITUTION WITH INEC

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: GANA v. SDP & ORS (2019) LPELR-47153(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 29TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS LEAD JUDGMENT: EJEMBI EKO, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Matters. FACTS This is an appeal…

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CAN AN ACTION FOR A CIVIL WRONG IN TORT BE BROUGHT AS AN ACTION FOR ENFORCEMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS?

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LEGALITY OF ANY CULTURE THAT DISINHERITS A DAUGHTER FROM THE ESTATE OF THE FATHER OR A WIFE FROM THE ESTATE OF HER HUSBAND

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here  CASE TITLE: MARK v. IRONU & ORS (2019) LPELR-47026(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 15TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATE LEAD JUDGMENT: ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the administration of estate under…

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EFFECT OF A PLEA OF GUILT BY AN ACCUSED CHARGED WITH THE OFFENCE OF ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITIONS

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: MOHAMMED v. STATE (2019) LPELR-47044(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 15TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: SIDI DAUDA BAGE, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This…

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WHEN THE PRINCIPLE OF PRIORITY OF INTEREST OR TITLE WILL BE INVOKED

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6 Must-have Productivity Tools for Lawyers

A simple search in any application store (Android, iOS, Windows, etc) will show you that “productivity” has a huge demand. Everyone wants to be a better time, personnel or resource manager. It’s the basic reason why we have those – be better, do better – new year resolutions. But we all know by now, that…

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WHEN WILL A STATEMENT ON OATH NOT CONSTITUTE EVIDENCE TO PROVE PLEADED FACTS

CASE TITLE: ALALADE & ORS v. ODODO & ORS (2019) LPELR-46888(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 6TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A.  SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on land law. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court of Lagos State. The disputed land was (eleven plots…

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NEED FOR THE PRINCIPLE OF FAIR HEARING TO BE INVOKED WITH EVERY SENSE OF SERIOUSNESS AND IN APPROPRIATE SETTINGS

CASE TITLE: GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE & ORS v. E.F. NETWORK (NIG) LTD & ANOR (2019) LPELR-46938(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 8TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Owerri Division in…

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WHAT NOVATION OF CONTRACT ENTAILS

CASE TITLE: OSUMILI & ANOR v. CNPC/BGP INTERNATIONAL (2019) LPELR-46950(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 14TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CONTRACT LEAD JUDGMENT: SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Contract. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Delta State sitting in Bomadi Division and delivered on the 15th…

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THE DOCTRINE OF LAST SEEN AND THE EXTENT OF ITS APPLICATION

CASE TITLE: STATE v. SUNDAY (2019) LPELR-46943(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 8TH MARCH, 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 appeal is against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Calabar Division delivered on 17th January 2013 wherein the…

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