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

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: NEWGATE MICROFINANCE BANK (NIG) LTD & ORS v. KEYSTONE BANK (2019) LPELR-47581(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 21ST MAY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure….

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WHETHER ONCE AN ELECTION CONFORMS TO ITS GUIDELINES, SAME CAN BE HELD TO BE VALID AND CONCLUSIVE

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: PDP & ORS v. BADAIRE & ORS (2019) LPELR-47063(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 15TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS LEAD JUDGMENT: HABEEB ADEWALE OLUMUYIWA ABIRU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Matters. FACTS This…

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THE MOMENTOUS WEIGHT OF A CONFESSIONAL STATEMENT

      KARIMU SUNDAY V. THE STATE (2017) LPELR-42259(SC) PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW INTRODUCTION On how significant the confession of an accused is, Mary Ukaego Peter-Odili. JSC while delivering the leading judgment in the case at hand, upheld that an accused can be convicted basically on his confessional statement. In her words, “In this…

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APPROPRIATE WAY TO REQUEST FOR FACILITIES FOR DEFENCE FROM THE OTHER PARTY

      NWEKE v. STATE (2017) LPELR-42103(SC) PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW INTRODUCTION Generally, when a party wants to tender a document which is in the possession of the adverse party, a ‘notice to produce’ is served on the party in possession of the document requiring him to produce those documents or paper for the court’s…

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Medical Evidence: Instances Where Medical Evidence May Be Dispensed With 

ABBAS MUHAMMAD V. THE STATE (2017) LPELR-42098(SC) PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW INTRODUCTION It is often the practice that in proving the death of a deceased person in homicide cases, prosecution adduce evidence as to the cause of death of the deceased by presenting medical evidence as to the cause of death and also call on…

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Counterfeit and Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Food (Miscellaneous Provision) Act (Amendment) Bill, 2015

INTRODUCTION: The Senate, on Thursday, November 3, 2016 passed into law Counterfeit and Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Food (Miscellaneous Provision) Act 2004 LFN (Amendment) Bill, 2015 (S.B. 55) after it scaled through the third reading stage. The Bill was sponsored by Sen. Biodun Olujimi (Ekiti South). According to its long title, the bill is…

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