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HOW THE COURT DETERMINES THE ISSUES BEFORE IT, WHERE A CONTRACT INVOLVES SEVERAL DOCUMENTS

HEADING: HOW THE COURT DETERMINE THE ISSUES BEFORE IT WHERE A CONTRACT INVOLVES SEVERAL DOCUMENTS CASE TITLE: ETUK V. HERITAGE BANK PLC (2018) LPELR-45777(CA)   JUDGMENT DATE: 30TH OCTOBER, 2018   PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE   LEAD JUDGMENT: UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A.   SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Civil Procedure.     FACTS: This is an…

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THE MANNER IN WHICH GENERAL DAMAGES ARE QUANTIFIED

HEADING: THE MANNER IN WHICH GENERAL DAMAGES IS QUANTIFIED CASE TITLE: REGD TRUSTEES OF WINNERS CHAPEL v. IKENNA (2018) LPELR-45767(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 25TH OCTOBER, 2018 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Civil Procedure.   FACTS: This is an appeal against the Judgment of Ogun State High Court,…

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APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO RECOGNIZE AND ENFORCE AN ARBITRAL AWARD MUST BE MADE ON NOTICE

CASE TITLE: ALLIED ENERGY LTD & ANOR V. NIGERIAN AGIP EXPLORATION LTD (2018) LPELR-45302(CA) PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE HEADING: APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO RECOGNIZE AND ENFORCE AN ARBITRAL AWARD MUST BE MADE ON NOTICE LEAD JUDGMENT: TIJJANI ABUBAKAR, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION:  This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS:  This appeal is against the…

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AN ACCUSED PERSON WHO ADMITS THE COMMISSION OF AN OFFENCE CANNOT CITE INSTIGATION AND INCITEMENT AS A DEFENCE

CASE TITLE: NDUBUISI V. STATE (2018) LPELR-44908(SC) PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE HEADING: AN ACCUSED PERSON WHO ADMITS THE COMMISSION OF AN OFFENCE CANNOT CITE INSTIGATION AND INCITEMENT AS A DEFENCE LEAD JUDGMENT: AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION:  This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS:  This is an appeal against…

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BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL HIGH COURTS HAVE CONCURRENT JURISDICTION ON ISSUE OF BANKER/CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP

CASE TITLE: ECOBANK V. ANCHORAGE LEISURES LTD & ORS (2018) LPELR-45125(SC) PRACTICE AREA: BANKING HEADING: BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL HIGH COURTS HAVE CONCURRENT JURISDICTION ON ISSUE OF BANKER/CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP LEAD JUDGMENT: MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on the Jurisdiction of the Federal High Court to try Banker-Customer relationship matters….

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ONLY A CANDIDATE IN A PRIMARY ELECTION HAS LOCUS STANDI TO CHALLENGE ITS OUTCOME

CASE TITLE: EZE V. PDP & ORS (2018) LPELR-44907(SC) PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS HEADING: ONLY A CANDIDATE IN A PRIMARY ELECTION HAS LOCUS STANDI TO CHALLENGE ITS OUTCOME LEAD JUDGMENT: MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION:  This appeal borders on Electoral Matters. FACTS:  This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court…

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DEALING WITH PETROLEUM PRODUCTS WITHOUT LICENSE IS AN OFFENCE

  CASE TITLE: DANJUMA V. FRN (2018) LPELR-45194(CA) PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE HEADING: DEALING WITH PETROLEUM PRODUCTS WITHOUT LICENSE IS AN OFFENCE LEAD JUDGMENT: MUDASHIRU NASIRU ONIYANGI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on the offence of dealing with petroleum products without license. FACTS: This appeal is against the judgment of the…

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BANKS TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR FAILED OR DELAYED E-FUNDS TRANSFER IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION The CBN has, on 13th of September, 2018, issued a circular on the regulation on instant inter-bank electronic funds transfer services in Nigeria to all Deposit Money Banks, microfinance banks, other financial institutions, mobile money operators, development finance institutions, payment service providers and other stakeholders. The regulation is said to be made in furtherance…

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THE PROPOSED COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT 2018: WHAT’S NEW?

PREFACE It is no news that after 28 years, a new Companies and Allied Matters Act (hereinafter referred to as “CAMA”) has been passed by the National assembly to replace the current CAMA. As expected, a lot of the provisions of the current CAMA, having been in force since 1990, have been overtaken by events….

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2018 REGULATIONS: THE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Hello there, It’s been quite a while. You will agree with me that a lot has happened in the legal industry and the Country as a whole, since we last discussed on this platform. Although we might not be able to tell you ALL that has happened since our last publication on this platform, here,…

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