Whether the Creation of the National Industrial Court is Constitutional

CASE TITLE: YENGE v. PRESIDENT FRN & ANOR (2022) LPELR-57510(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 27TH APRIL, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: STEPHEN JONAH ADAH, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the validity and constitutionality of the creation of the National Industrial Court. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Federal High…

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Whether a Principal Can Be Bound by Unauthorized Acts of the Agent

CASE TITLE: SALBODI GROUP LTD & ANOR v. DOYIN INVESTMENT (NIG) LTD & ORS (2022) LPELR-57458(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 28TH APRIL, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: COMMERCIAL LAW (AGENCY) LEAD JUDGMENT: BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Agency. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of the Federal Capital…

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Whether a Body Such as the Hisbah Can Arrest and Investigate a Person Caught Committing an Offence

CASE TITLE: BALA v. STATE (2022) LPELR-57475(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 6TH MAY, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION:  This appeal borders on the Offence of Rape. FACTS:  This appeal is against the decision of the High Court of Kano State, delivered by Justice Aisha R.D. Muhammad. ‚ÄčThe…

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Must an Application for the Enforcement of Fundamental Rights of an Applicant who Has Been Charged for a Criminal Offence Be Filed at the Same Court He was Charged In

CASE TITLE: PAUL ITEH v. ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC) (2022) LPELR-57438(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 12TH APRIL, 2022 JUSTICES: HAMMA AKAWU BARKA, JCA UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, JCA BATURE ISAH GAFAI, JCA COURT DIVISION: ABUJA PRACTICE AREA: Constitutional Law- Enforcement of Fundamental Human Right(s) FACTS: The Appellant, who was the Applicant in the High Court of…

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Whether a Citizen or a Voter Has the Locus Standi to Institute an Action to Have His Preferred Candidate Participate in an Election

CASE TITLE: PDP v. EDEDE & ANOR (2022) LPELR-57480(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 11TH MAY, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS LEAD JUDGMENT: HAMMA AKAWU BARKA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION:  This appeal borders on the issue of Locus standi. FACTS:  The appeal emanated from the judgment of the Federal High Court, Umuahia Judicial Division, sitting in Umahia, the Abia…

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Position of the Law on Termination of Employment with Statutory Flavour

CASE TITLE: EKSU & ORS v. FAJEMBOLA & ORS (2022) LPELR-57501(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 4TH APRIL, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: LABOUR LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: ABDUL-AZEEZ WAZIRI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Termination of Employment with Statutory Flavour. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria Akure delivered…

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Effect of Failure of a Plaintiff and a Defendant to Prove their Root of Title to Land

CASE TITLE: NJIMOGU v. OKPE (2022) LPELR-57425(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 28TH APRIL, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: MOHAMMED BABA IDRIS, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the declaration of title to land. FACTS This appeal emanated from the Kaduna State High Court (trial Court). By a writ of summons, the Appellant as Plaintiff…

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Right to Legal Representation in a Trial for a Capital Offence

This appeal borders on the constitutional right to legal representation of an accused in a trial for a capital offence. CASE TITLE: ADAMU v. STATE (2022) LPELR-57084(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 18TH FEBRUARY, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR MAHMUD TALBA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: FACTS The appeal emanated from the Judgment of Katsina State High Court…

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Whether Local Government Elections Are Appealable to the Court of Appeal or the Supreme Court

CASE TITLE: BARR ILIYA IBN ALIYU v. ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS & ORS (2022) LPELR-57345(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 18TH FEBRUARY, 2022 JUSTICES: CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE, JSC AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, JSC HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU, JSC TIJJANI ABUBAKAR, JSC EMMANUEL AKOMAYE AGIM, JSC PRACTICE AREA:              ELECTORAL MATTERS- ELECTION FACTS: The Appellant was interested…

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Extent of the Jurisdiction of the Sharia Court of Appeal

CASE TITLE: TARAUNI v. DARMA (2022) LPELR-57402(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 13TH APRIL, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: COURT (JURISDICTION) LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR MAHMUD TALBA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the jurisdiction of the Sharia Court of Appeal. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of Sharia Court of Appeal Kano State delivered on 3rd of January…

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