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

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CONSENT: WHETHER SIGNING A DOCUMENT BINDS THE PARTY?

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WHEN IDENTITY OF LAND WILL NOT BE IN ISSUE

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WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF AN ACTION BROUGHT OUTSIDE A STATUTORILY LIMITED PERIOD?

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WHAT IS THE PROPER ORDER TO BE MADE WHEN A SUIT IS DISCONTINUED OR WITHDRAWN AFTER ISSUES HAVE BEEN JOINED?

  If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: MAUTECH v. ADAMAWA STATE BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE (2019) LPELR-47773(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 13TH JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CIVIL PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ABDULLAHI MAHMUD BAYERO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS…

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WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF A DEFECTIVE WRIT ON THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURT?

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WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF FAILURE TO SHOW “SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES” IN A BAIL APPLICATION IN CAPITAL OFFENCES?

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PRINCIPLES OF LAW THAT GOVERN THE SETTING ASIDE OF A JUDGMENT

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