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?

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CAN DELAY IN DELIVERY OF A JUDGEMENT OCCASION A MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE?

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THE PROPER APPROACH TO AN INDICTMENT CONTAINING A CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY AND A SUBSTANTIVE CHARGE

CASE TITLE: JIMOH v. STATE (2019) LPELR-48089(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 5TH JULY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR MAHMUD TALBA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the Judgment of Ogun State High Court, Abeokuta judicial Division, delivered on 12th day of…

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RAISING THE DEFENCE OF ALIBI TIMEOUSLY

CASE TITLE: MUSA v. FRN (2019) LPELR-48155(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD JULY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: CHIDI NWAOMA UWA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offences of Conspiracy and Obstruction of Officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) from carrying out their lawful duty. FACTS The appeal is…

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DOES THE PATERNAL FAMILY OF A DECEASED PERSON HAVE THE SUPERIOR RIGHT OR CLAIM TO BURY HIS CORPSE UNDER TIV CUSTOMARY LAW?

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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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The Propriety of the Court of Appeal Sitting on Appeal Over its Own Judgment

ABDULRAHMAN ABUBAKAR & ANOR v. SENATOR AIDOKO ALI USMAN & ORS (2017) LPELR-41915(SC) FACTS: This appeal borders on Election Petition. On the 28th day of March, 2015, INEC conducted National Assembly Election for Kogi East Senatorial District and the 1st appellant herein contested as candidate of the 2nd appellant whilst the 1st respondent herein contested…

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Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, delivering his Keynote Address at the WORDS IN GOLD Judicial Awards Event in Abuja

Keynote Address of His Excellency, the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo SAN, GCON at the “WORDS IN GOLD” Judicial Awards

FULL TRANSCRIPT: Keynote Address of His Excellency, the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo SAN, GCON at the “WORDS IN GOLD” Judicial Awards held on July 12, 2016 at the Sheraton Abuja Hotel, FCT, Abuja The former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honorable Justice Muhammed Lawal Uwais; Honorable Justice Dahiru Musdapher,…

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