WHEN IDENTITY OF LAND WILL NOT BE IN ISSUE

CASE TITLE: MARANATHA CONSULTANTS LTD & ANOR v. DIRISU (2019) LPELR-47745(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 13TH JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: FOLASADE AYODEJI OJO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Land Law. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Oyo State High Court in Suit No: I/657/2004 between PROPHET (PRINCE)…

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WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF AN ACTION BROUGHT OUTSIDE A STATUTORILY LIMITED PERIOD?

CASE TITLE: MONGUNO v. APC & ORS (2019) LPELR-47740(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 7TH JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS LEAD JUDGMENT: UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Matters. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision of the Federal High Court presided by Jude K. Dakat J., delivered on the 2nd April…

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WHAT IS THE PROPER ORDER TO BE MADE WHEN A SUIT IS DISCONTINUED OR WITHDRAWN AFTER ISSUES HAVE BEEN JOINED?

  CASE TITLE: MAUTECH v. ADAMAWA STATE BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE (2019) LPELR-47773(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 13TH JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ABDULLAHI MAHMUD BAYERO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the Judgment of Adamawa State High Court, delivered by Nathan Musa J. The Respondent…

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WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF FAILURE TO SHOW “SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES” IN A BAIL APPLICATION IN CAPITAL OFFENCES?

CASE TITLE: EZIKE v. STATE (2019) LPELR-47711(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 10TH JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR, J.C.A SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This appeal is against the ruling of the Anambra State High Court, Onitsha Judicial Division, delivered by I.U. Ndigwe J. on the 5th day of…

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PRINCIPLES OF LAW THAT GOVERN THE SETTING ASIDE OF A JUDGMENT

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: NPA v. SAMA & ORS (2019) LPELR-47613(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 30TH MAY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This appeal is against…

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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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SHOULD A JUDGE WHO DID NOT PARTICIPATE FULLY IN ALL THE PROCEEDINGS OF A CASE OR PETITION WRITE AND DELIVER A JUDGMENT IN THE PETITION?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: OYETOLA v. ADELEKE & ORS (2019) LPELR-47529(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 9TH MAY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION PETITION LEAD JUDGMENT: JUMMAI HANNATU SANKEY, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Election Petition. FACTS This Appeal is…

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WHAT IS THE PRESUMPTION OF THE LAW WHERE A STOLEN PROPERTY IS FOUND IN POSSESSION OF A PERSON IMMEDIATELY AFTER A THEFT?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: ALAYANDE v. STATE (2019) LPELR-47375(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD MAY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This appeal…

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WHAT IS THE PROPER TIME TO INSTITUTE A PRE-ELECTION MATTER: EFFECT OF NON-COMPLIANCE?

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SHOULD THE FACT THAT EMPLOYEES WERE EMPLOYED ON THE SAME DATE GIVE THEM THE RIGHT TO SUE COLLECTIVELY UPON A BREACH OF CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: OGUNGWA & ORS v. WILLIAMS & ANOR (2019) LPELR-47536(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 21ST MAY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This…

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