GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF THE LAW RELATING TO CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

CASE TITLE: GIWA v. ANZAKU (2019) LPELR-46880 (CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 6TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW. LEAD JUDGMENT: JOSEPH EYO EKANEM, J.C.A.  SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Land Law. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Nasarawa State holden at Keffi delivered on 14/12/2012 by Aboki, J. ​The…

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POSITION OF THE LAW ON THE APPLICATION OF A PARTICULAR FORM OF MEDICAL TREATMENT ON A CHILD

CASE TITLE: ESABUNOR & ANOR v. FAWEYA & ORS (2019) LPELR-46961(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 8TH MARCH, 2019  PRACTICE AREA: MEDICAL LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR, J.S.C.  SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Medical Law. FACTS The 1st appellant, a child of one month old was rushed to the Chevron Clinic by his mother, the 2nd appellant.  Dr…

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AN APPEAL DISMISSED FOR APPELLANT’S FAILURE TO FILE BRIEF OF ARGUMENT CANNOT BE RELISTED

CASE TITLE: ALI ALABA INT’L LTD & ANOR V. STERLING BANK (2018) LPELR-44903(SC) PRACTICE AREA: APPEAL HEADING: AN APPEAL DISMISSED FOR APPELLANT’S FAILURE TO FILE BRIEF OF ARGUMENT CANNOT BE RELISTED LEAD JUDGMENT: AMIRU SANUSI, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on relisting of appeal dismissed for failure of appellant to file brief…

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AN INDIVIDUAL SHOULD NOT BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BY REASON OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF HIS BIRTH

  HEADING: AN INDIVIDUAL SHOULD NOT BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BY REASON OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF HIS BIRTH CASE TITLE: ADUBA & ORS v. ADUBA (2018) LPELR-45756(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 12TH OCTOBER, 2018 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Administration of Estate of a deceased person.   FACTS: This is…

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DISCRETION BEING JUDICIAL MUST BE EXERCISED JUDICIALLY AND JUDICIOUSLY ON SUFFICIENT GROUNDS

  HEADING: DISCRETION BEING JUDICIAL MUST BE EXERCISED JUDICIALLY AND JUDICIOUSLY ON SUFFICIENT GROUNDS CASE TITLE: LAGOS STATE GOVT & ANOR V. BENEFICIAL ENDOWMENT LTD (2018) LPELR-45779(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 30TH OCTOBER, 2018 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE  LEAD JUDGMENT: UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT   INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Civil Procedure.     FACTS: This is…

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CAN THE CRIMINALITY INVOLVED IN AN ACT DEPRIVE A PARTY OF MAINTAINING AN ACTION TO ENFORCE HIS FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT?

HEADING: CAN THE CRIMINALITY INVOLVED IN AN ACT DEPRIVE A PARTY OF MAINTAINING AN ACTION TO ENFORCE HIS FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT CASE TITLE: NPF & ORS v. OMOTOSHO & ORS (2018) LPELR-45778(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 30TH OCTOBER, 2018 PRACTICE AREA: FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHT LEAD JUDGMENT: UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on the Enforcement of Fundamental…

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HOW THE COURT DETERMINES THE ISSUES BEFORE IT, WHERE A CONTRACT INVOLVES SEVERAL DOCUMENTS

HEADING: HOW THE COURT DETERMINE THE ISSUES BEFORE IT WHERE A CONTRACT INVOLVES SEVERAL DOCUMENTS CASE TITLE: ETUK V. HERITAGE BANK PLC (2018) LPELR-45777(CA)   JUDGMENT DATE: 30TH OCTOBER, 2018   PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE   LEAD JUDGMENT: UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A.   SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Civil Procedure.     FACTS: This is an…

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THE MANNER IN WHICH GENERAL DAMAGES ARE QUANTIFIED

HEADING: THE MANNER IN WHICH GENERAL DAMAGES IS QUANTIFIED CASE TITLE: REGD TRUSTEES OF WINNERS CHAPEL v. IKENNA (2018) LPELR-45767(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 25TH OCTOBER, 2018 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Civil Procedure.   FACTS: This is an appeal against the Judgment of Ogun State High Court,…

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APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO RECOGNIZE AND ENFORCE AN ARBITRAL AWARD MUST BE MADE ON NOTICE

CASE TITLE: ALLIED ENERGY LTD & ANOR V. NIGERIAN AGIP EXPLORATION LTD (2018) LPELR-45302(CA) PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE HEADING: APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO RECOGNIZE AND ENFORCE AN ARBITRAL AWARD MUST BE MADE ON NOTICE LEAD JUDGMENT: TIJJANI ABUBAKAR, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION:  This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS:  This appeal is against the…

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AN ACCUSED PERSON WHO ADMITS THE COMMISSION OF AN OFFENCE CANNOT CITE INSTIGATION AND INCITEMENT AS A DEFENCE

CASE TITLE: NDUBUISI V. STATE (2018) LPELR-44908(SC) PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE HEADING: AN ACCUSED PERSON WHO ADMITS THE COMMISSION OF AN OFFENCE CANNOT CITE INSTIGATION AND INCITEMENT AS A DEFENCE LEAD JUDGMENT: AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION:  This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS:  This is an appeal against…

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