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INGREDIENTS OF THE OFFENCE OF RAPE

CASE TITLE: PC. SALISU MAMUDA v. THE STATE (2019) LPELR-46343(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 11TH JANUARY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS: This is an appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna. The appellant who…

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THE APPLICATION OF STATUTE OF LIMITATION

  CASE TITLE: MACGREGOR ETENG OMINI & ORS v. YAKURR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA & ORS (2019) LPELR-46300(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 11TH JANUARY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on the application of statute of limitation.   FACTS: This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of…

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CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT

CASE TITLE: CHIEF OTU GREGORY APPH & ORS v. MR. MATHIAS OTURIE (2019) LPELR-46301(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 11TH JANUARY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on the enforcement of fundamental human right.  FACTS: This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Cross – River, sitting at Ogoja delivered…

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WHETHER A LAW LECTURER CAN ENGAGE IN PRIVATE PRACTICE

CASE TITLE: PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY, BOKKOS v. GRACE JOSEPH & ORS (2018) LPELR-46049(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 23RD NOVEMBER, 2018. PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: BOLOUKUROMO MOSES UGO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS: This appeal is against the ruling of the High Court of Plateau State, overruling the preliminary objection of appellant…

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EFFECT OF FAILURE TO PROVE IDENTITY OF LAND

CASE TITLE: NWAKU v. DANA & ORS (2018) LPELR-46012(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 5TH DECEMBER, 2018 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: SAIDU TANKO HUSAINI, 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 Taraba State. The 1st-19th respondents were the plaintiffs in the Suit commenced…

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PURPOSE OF BRIEF WRITING

CASE TITLE:  OKOLOCHA v. NWANI & ANOR (2018) LPELR-46013(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 5TH DECEMBER, 2018 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Land Law. FACTS: This is an appeal against the decision of the Anambra State High Court, Awka, delivered by P.C. Obiorah J. The land in…

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PRINCIPLES GOVERNING AN ESTATE AGENT AND HIS PRINCIPAL FOR SALE OR LEASE OF LAND

CASE TITLE: OFAGBOR v. RIKI & ORS (2018) LPELR-46022(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 5TH DECEMBER, 2018 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: BOLOUKUROMO MOSES UGO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS: This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Plateau State of 27/04/2016 in Suit No. PLD/J186/2006. The action was…

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WHETHER AN AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE IS PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE OF SERVICE

CASE TITLE: CHELLARAMS PLC & ANOR v. ADEYEMI & ORS (2018) LPELR-46016(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD DECEMBER, 2018 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR MAHMUD TALBA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on civil procedure. FACTS: This is an appeal against the Ruling of Ogun State High Court delivered on the 5th August, 2010.  The 1st…

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GUIDING PRINCIPLES ON LOCUS STANDI

CASE TITLE: ADEKOYA v. ADEGBAYI & ORS (2018) LPELR-46018(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD DECEMBER, 2018 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR MAHMUD TALBA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on the issue of Locus Standi. FACTS: This is an appeal against the Ruling of Hon. Justice Mashud A. A. Abass, Judge of the High Court of…

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THOUGH A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY RAISES A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION IN FAVOUR OF ITS HOLDER, THE COURT MAY SET IT ASIDE

CASE TITLE: ORBIAM & ORS V. ADAMA & ORS (2018) LPELR-45886(CA) PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGMENT BY: JOSEPH EYO EKANEM, J.C.A. FACTS OF THE CASE This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Justice, Benue State, holden at Makurdi, delivered by KaKa’aan, J. The 1st respondent, a retired Air Vice-Marshal of…

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