Nature of International Commercial Transactions

This appeal borders on Breach of Commercial Contract. CASE TITLE: FBN PLC v. STANDARD POLYPLASTIC INDUSTRIES LTD (2022) LPELR-57684(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 13TH APRIL, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: COMMERCIAL LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: FACTS ​This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Owerri Division delivered on the 23rd day…

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Whether the Public Officers Protection Act Applies to Suits Instituted Under the Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules- Minister of Defence v. Yaganami

INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Enforcement of Fundamental Rights. CASE TITLE: MINISTER OF DEFENCE v. YAGANAMI & ANOR (2022) LPELR-57700(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 2ND JUNE, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: EBIOWEI TOBI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: FACTS This is an appeal against the ruling and judgment of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Maiduguri Judicial…

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Duty of Court to Serve Hearing Notice on Parties Who Were Absent When a Case Was Adjourned- HERITAGE BANK v. AWOLESI

CASE TITLE: HERITAGE BANK v. AWOLESI (2022) LPELR-57732(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 9TH JUNE, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: PETER OYINKENIMIEMI AFFEN, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on the Service of Hearing Notice. FACTS: This appeal is against the ruling of the High Court of Lagos State delivered on 26/3/09 by Marsh, J….

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Status of an Unsigned Certified True Copy of Public Document(s)

CASE TITLE: ADO v. ABU GOVERNING COUNCIL & ORS (2022) LPELR-57675(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 1ST JUNE, 2022 PRACTICE AREA: LABOUR LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: MOHAMMED BABA IDRIS, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Labour Law. FACTS: This appeal against the decision of the National Industrial Court, Kaduna Division in Suit No. NICN/ABJ/348/2018 was delivered on the…

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Office of the Vice-Chancellor: Whether it is an Appointment Governed by Statutory Flavour

CASE TITLE: PROFESSOR IBRAHIM GARBA v. THE GOVERNOR OF KANO STATE VISITOR KANO STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WUDIL & ORS (2022) LPELR-57540(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 20TH MAY, 2022 JUSTICES: ITA GEORGE MBABA, JCA BOLOUKUROMO MOSES UGO, JCA USMAN ALHAJI MUSALE, JCA COURT DIVISION: KANO PRACTICE AREA: EDUCATION- VICE-CHANCELLOR FACTS: The Appellant was appointed as…

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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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THE LAW ON THE CONDUCT OF TRIAL WITHIN TRIAL

GIMBA v. FRN (2021) LPELR-53263(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 5TH FEBRUARY, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE (TRIAL WITHIN TRIAL) LEAD JUDGMENT: PETER OLABISI IGE, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure  FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Federal Capital Territory delivered by HON. JUSTICE…

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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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EFFECT OF FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE TIME FRAME PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 19(2) OF THE TRADITIONAL RULERS AND CHIEFS EDICT 1979 OF BENDEL STATE TO SET ASIDE THE SELECTION OF A TRADITIONAL RULER BEFORE RESORTING TO THE COURT

CASE TITLE: OMOMZUAWO & ANOR v. UGBODAGA & ORS 2021) LPELR-53434(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 25th MARCH, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: CHIEFTAINCY MATTERS. LEAD JUDGMENT: BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Chieftaincy Matters. FACTS This is an appeal against the Ruling of the High Court of Edo State, Fugar Judicial Division, Coram: Efe Ikponmwonba J,…

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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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