Whether revocation of right of occupancy can be made contrary to Sections 28 and 44 of the Land Use Act?

CASE TITLE: ABDULKADIR & ANOR v. MOHAMMED (2020) LPELR-52351(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 18TH DECEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: ABDULLAHI MAHMUD BAYERO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Declaration of Title to Land. FACTS By a writ of summons dated 20th May, 2014 and filed on 23rd May, 2014, the Respondent as Plaintiff…

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Instance(s) where disciplinary procedure and code of conduct will be held not to have been followed in the dismissal of an employee

CASE TITLE: SAHARA ENERGY RESOURCES LTD V. OYEBOLA (2020) LPELR-51806(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD DECEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: LABOUR LAW. LEAD JUDGMENT: UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Labour Law. FACTS: This is an appeal against the decision of the National Industrial Court sitting in Lagos. The Respondent was a staff of…

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Duty of a tenant who wishes to exercise an option to renew a lease

CASE TITLE: OTERI HOLDINGS LTD v. HERITAGE BANKING CO. LTD (2020) LPELR-50802(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 17TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: PROPERTY LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: EBIOWEI TOBI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on a Lease Agreement. FACTS The brief set of facts of the case are that the Appellant (Claimant at the High Court) entered into…

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WHETHER THE MATRIMONIAL CAUSES ACT IMPEDES THE RIGHT OF A PERSON TO FREEDOM OF RELIGION IN RELATION TO SOLEMNIZATION AND DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

CASE TITLE:                         OLISA AGBAKOBA v. ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION (2021) LPELR 55906 (CA) JUDGMENT DATE:           1ST NOVEMBER, 2021 JUSTICES:                            JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH, JCA                                            ONYEKACHI AJA OTISI, JCA                                            ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR, JCA COURT DIVISION:            LAGOS PRACTICE AREA:              Constitutional Law- Right to Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion The Appellant was…

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THE LAW ON ABUSE OF COURT PROCESS

CASE TITLE:  ADEGBANKE v. OJELABI & ORS (2021) LPELR-54992(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 4TH JUNE, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: PRACTICE AND PROCEDEURE (ABUSE OF COURT PROCESS) LEAD JUDGMENT: MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Abuse of Court process. FACTS This appeal is against the decision of the Court of Appeal, Ibadan Division delivered…

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WHEN THE COURT OF APPEAL WILL EXERCISE ITS POWER TO GRANT BAIL PENDING APPEAL

CASE TITLE: ABUBAKAR v. FRN (2021) LPELR-55799(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 2ND JULY, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE (BAIL) LEAD JUDGMENT: MUHAMMAD IBRAHIM SIRAJO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This is a Ruling on an Application for Bail Pending Appeal. FACTS The Appellant/Applicant was arraigned before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on a…

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APPLICATION OF A “FOREIGN JURISDICTION” CLAUSE IN THE GRANT OF AN APPLICATION FOR STAY OF PROCEEDINGS

CASE TITLE:  BUPA INSURANCE LTD v. CHAKRAVERTI & ANOR (2021) LPELR-55940(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 12TH NOVEMBER, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the application of a foreign jurisdiction clause in the grant of an application for stay of proceedings. FACTS This is an…

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CAN A BANK OBEY THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION’S (EFCC) DIRECTIVE TO FREEZE THE ACCOUNT OF A CUSTOMER WITHOUT A VALID COURT ORDER?

CASE TITLE:                         GUARANTY TRUST BANK PLC v. ODEYEMI OLUYINKA JOSHUA (2021) LPELR 53173(CA) JUDGMENT DATE:           26TH FEBRUARY, 2021 JUSTICES:                            OYEBISI FOLAYEMI OMOLEYE, JCA                                            JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI, JCA                                            FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO, JCA COURT DIVISION:            LAGOS PRACTICE AREA:              Banking Law- Banking Business The Respondent who was a customer of the Appellant Bank…

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WHETHER THE CRIME OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE SHOULD BE TRIED BY A COURT OF LAW/TRIBUNAL

CASE TITLE:                         GUARANTY TRUST BANK PLC v. ODEYEMI OLUYINKA JOSHUA (2021) LPELR 53173(CA) JUDGMENT DATE:           26TH FEBRUARY, 2021 JUSTICES:                            OYEBISI FOLAYEMI OMOLEYE, JCA                                            JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI, JCA                                            FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO, JCA COURT DIVISION:            LAGOS PRACTICE AREA:              Banking Law- Banking Business The Respondent who was a customer of the Appellant Bank…

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WHETHER THE CRIME OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE SHOULD BE TRIED BY A COURT OF LAW/TRIBUNAL

CASE TITLE:                         AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA v. RASHIDAT SULEIMAN OBANLA (2021) LPELR 55101(CA) JUDGMENT DATE:           13TH JULY, 2021 JUSTICES:                            RAPHAEL CHIKWE AGBO, JCA                                            FATIMA OMORO AKINBAMI, JCA                                            ABUBAKAR MAHMUD TALBA, JCA COURT DIVISION:            KADUNA PRACTICE AREA:              Education- Examination Malpractice FACTS The Respondent was a student of the Appellant (Ahmadu Bello…

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