RIGHT OF A PERSON TO DEFEND HIS PERSON, FAMILY AND PROPERTY AGAINST UNWARRANTED AGGRESSION, TRESPASS OR THREAT

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: STATE v. SHONTO (2019) LPELR-47431(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 12TH APRIL, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure.  FACTS During…

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WHEN WILL A PARTY NOT BE TAGGED A JUDGMENT DEBTOR?

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WHETHER THE ENGLISH VERSION OF A TRANSLATED CONFESSIONAL STATEMENT MUST BE SIGNED BY AN ACCUSED PERSON

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BURDEN OF PROOF ON AN APPELLANT ATTACKING THE EXCESSIVENESS OF DAMAGES AWARDED

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WHETHER AN EXERCISE TO ELECT THE LEADERS OF A POLITICAL PARTY CAN BE REGARDED AS A PRE-ELECTION MATTER

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PERIOD WITHIN WHICH A POLITICAL PARTY MUST REGISTER ITS ALTERED CONSTITUTION WITH INEC

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EFFECT OF A PLEA OF GUILT BY AN ACCUSED CHARGED WITH THE OFFENCE OF ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITIONS

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NEED FOR THE PRINCIPLE OF FAIR HEARING TO BE INVOKED WITH EVERY SENSE OF SERIOUSNESS AND IN APPROPRIATE SETTINGS

CASE TITLE: GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE & ORS v. E.F. NETWORK (NIG) LTD & ANOR (2019) LPELR-46938(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 8TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Owerri Division in…

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THE DOCTRINE OF LAST SEEN AND THE EXTENT OF ITS APPLICATION

CASE TITLE: STATE v. SUNDAY (2019) LPELR-46943(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 8TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: JOHN INYANG OKORO, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Calabar Division delivered on 17th January 2013 wherein the…

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WHO CAN INSTITUTE AN ACTION IN COURT TO COMPLAIN ABOUT THE CONDUCT OF A POLITICAL PARTY PRIMARIES

CASE TITLE: MARAFA & ORS v. DAN ALHAJI & ORS (2019) LPELR-47012(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 25TH MARCH, 2019  PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS LEAD JUDGMENT: TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU, J.C.A.  SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Matters. FACTS This is an appeal against the Ruling and Judgment of the High Court of Zamfara State delivered by Shinkafi J,…

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