WHO CAN CONTEST THE CONDUCT OF A PRIMARY ELECTION?

CASE TITLE: IGWEMMA & ANOR v. OBIDIGWE & ORS (2019) LPELR-48112(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 21ST JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTORAL MATTERS. LEAD JUDGMENT: JOHN INYANG OKORO, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Matters. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division delivered on 12th April 2019. The…

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INGREDIENTS OF THE OFFENCE OF CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ARMED ROBBERY AND ARMED ROBBERY

CASE TITLE: STATE v. GBAHABO & ORS (2019) LPELR-48117(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 21ST JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Ilorin Division delivered on the 13th day of…

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HOW TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENCE OF MISCHIEF BY FIRE

CASE TITLE: SALAU v. STATE (2019) LPELR-48114(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 21ST JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: UWANI MUSA ABBA AJI. 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, Abuja Division, delivered on 3/3/2016, which…

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Must-Attends at the NBA Conference 2019

Every legal practitioner in Nigeria is actively gearing for the NBA Annual Conference 2019: Facing The Future which is scheduled to hold in Lagos from 23rd to 29th August 2019. This year’s conference which is expected to have over 11,000 delegates comprising of lawyers and business leaders will have over 30 sessions. And, as stated by…

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WHEN WILL A TRIAL-WITHIN-TRIAL NOT BE CONDUCTED?

CASE TITLE: WANZAM v. FRN (2019) LPELR-48006(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD JULY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment delivered on 9th May 2016 in the Federal High Court, Yola Judicial Division holden…

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WHAT THE COURT SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE CONVICTING AN ACCUSED PERSON BASED ON HIS CONFESSIONAL STATEMENT

CASE TITLE: ALAO v. STATE (2019) LPELR-47856(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 31ST MAY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: SIDI DAUDA BAGE, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offences of Conspiracy to commit Armed Robbery and Armed Robbery. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Ibadan Division…

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The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA): A Guide

We take a cursory look at the African Continental Free Trade Agreement through the simple guide prepared by Tralac – Trade Law Centre in South Africa. The AfCFTA Agreement is a trade agreement aimed at creating a single market followed by free movement and an African single-currency union. The AfCFTA Agreement is a framework agreement covering Trade in Goods…

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CAN A DEFAULT JUDGMENT BE SET ASIDE?

CASE TITLE: EYO & ORS v. JAMES (2019) LPELR-47936(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 1ST JULY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision/Ruling of Hon. Justice E. F. F. Obot sitting at the High Court of Akwa Ibom…

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HOW TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENCE OF DEFILEMENT

CASE TITLE: EZE v. STATE (2019) LPELR-47984(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD JULY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal and cross-appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Ebonyi State, Abakaliki Judicial Division, delivered by…

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NEED FOR THE IDENTITY OF LAND TO BE ASCERTAINED

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: SATI v. WAYA (2019) LPELR-47763(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 10TH JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: TANI YUSUF HASSAN, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on land law. FACTS This is an appeal from the…

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