CAN INEC INITIATE PROCEEDINGS FOR THE PROSECUTION OF OFFENCES COMMITTED UNDER THE ELECTORAL ACT WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION FROM AN ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL

IBRAHIM MOHAMMED UMAR v.  FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA & ORS (2021) LPELR-53936(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 14TH APRIL, 2021 JUSTICES: CHIDI NWAOMA UWA, JCA BITRUS GYARAZAMA SANGA, JCA JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR, JCA DIVISION: YOLA PRACTICE AREA: Criminal Law and Procedure – Offence of Conspiracy – Offence of Receiving Monetary Benefit FACTS: The Appellant in the appeal was…

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ON RECOVERY OF LEGAL FEES: A LEGAL PRACTITIONER WHO HAS RENDERED SERVICES ON CONTINGENCY BASIS IS STILL ENTITLED TO PAYMENT FOR THE VALUE OF SERVICES EVEN IF THE CLIENT TERMINATES

OLANREWAJU OSINAIKE, ESQ. v. CORONATION MERCHANT BANK LIMITED (2021) LPELR-53591(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 5TH MARCH, 2021 JUSTICES: CHIDI NWAOMA UWA, JCA TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE, JCA BITRUS GYARAZAMA SANGA, JCA COURT DIVISION: LAGOS PRACTICE AREA: Legal Practice – Legal Practitioner – Recovery of Legal Fees – Contract   FACTS: The Appellant is a legal practitioner carrying on legal…

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NIGERIAN POLICE! OBTAINING CONFESSIONAL STATEMENTS FROM A SUSPECT DOES NOT OBVIATE THE NEED FOR PROPER INVESTIGATION

BABATUNDE AFOLABI v. THE STATE (2021) LPELR-53501(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 30TH MARCH, 2021 JUSTICES:  JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, JCA     UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, JCA     FOLASADE AYODEJI OJO, JCA COURT DIVISION: IBADAN PRACTICE AREA: Criminal Law and Procedure – Offence of Armed Robbery  FACTS The Appellant was charged before the High Court of Ogun State on an Information for…

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CAN AN INVESTIGATION PANEL SET UP BY THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION EXERCISE JUDICIAL POWERS AS REGARDS ALLEGATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AND AWARD DAMAGES IN SUCH RESPECT?

CHAIRMAN AND MEMBERS OF THE SPECIAL INVESTIGATION PANEL OF THE NHRC ON OIL SPILLS & ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION & ORS v. TOTAL E & P (NIG) LTD CITATION: (2021) LPELR-53151(CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Calabar Judicial Division Holden at Calabar ON FRIDAY, 5TH MARCH, 2021 Suit No: CA/C/400/2017 Before Their Lordships: MOJEED ADEKUNLE…

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