EFFECT OF FAILURE OF A LEGAL PRACTITIONER TO SIGN A WRIT OF SUMMONS

CASE TITLE: FAOBO & ANOR v. NDUKWE & ANOR (2019) LPELR-48560(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 30TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGE: IBRAHIM SHATA BDLIYA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Kwara State High Court of justice in suit No: Kws/73/2017, delivered…

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HOW TO QUESTION THE LAWFULNESS OF VOTES CAST IN AN ELECTION

CASE TITLE: FIJABI & ANOR v. INEC & ORS (2019) LPELR-48660(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 14TH OCTOBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION PETITION LEAD JUDGE: JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on election petition. FACTS This is an appeal against the Judgment of the National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, Ibadan, Oyo…

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LAWPAVILION FLASH ESSAY COMPETITION – third prize winner

THIS ESSAY IS THE THIRD PRIZE WINNING ARTICLE IN THE LAWPAVILION FLASH ESSAY COMPETITION TO MARK THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE WEEK. WRITER: NWEKE YVONNE C.O. ESQ. TOPIC: HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN TRANSFORM LEGAL PRACTICE IN NIGERIA (USING LAWPAVILION AS A CASE STUDY) tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis (the times change; we also must change with the times)[1] Few years…

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LAWPAVILION FLASH ESSAY COMPETITION – second prize winner

THIS ESSAY IS THE SECOND PRIZE WINNING ARTICLE IN THE LAWPAVILION FLASH ESSAY COMPETITION TO MARK THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE WEEK. WRITER: OLUWATOBI AJIBOLA PETERS ESQ. TOPIC: HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN TRANSFORM LEGAL PRACTICE IN NIGERIA (USING LAWPAVILION AS A CASE STUDY) In recent years the world has witnessed a rise in technological advancement. More sectors incorporate technology to ease and…

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LAWPAVILION FLASH ESSAY COMPETITION – first prize winner

THIS ESSAY IS THE FIRST PRIZE WINNING ARTICLE IN THE LAWPAVILION FLASH ESSAY COMPETITION TO MARK THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE WEEK. WRITER: ABDULLATEEF OLASUBOMI ADBUL ESQ. TOPIC: HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN TRANSFORM LEGAL PRACTICE IN NIGERIA (USING LAWPAVILION AS A CASE STUDY) Engaged on a matter, the lawyer rushes to the library, combs through volumes of…

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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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