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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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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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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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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CAN A DEFAULT JUDGMENT BE SET ASIDE?

CASE TITLE: EYO & ORS v. JAMES (2019) LPELR-47936(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 1ST JULY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision/Ruling of Hon. Justice E. F. F. Obot sitting at the High Court of Akwa Ibom…

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WHAT IS THE PROPER ORDER TO BE MADE WHEN A SUIT IS DISCONTINUED OR WITHDRAWN AFTER ISSUES HAVE BEEN JOINED?

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WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF A DEFECTIVE WRIT ON THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURT?

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AT WHAT INSTANCE WILL A COURT READILY EXERCISE ITS DISCRETION TO EXTEND THE PERIODS PRESCRIBED FOR DOING AN ACT?

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