WHEN DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE AND CODE OF CONDUCT WILL BE HELD NOT TO HAVE BEEN FOLLOWED IN AN EMPLOYEE’S DISMISSAL

CASE TITLE: SAHARA ENERGY RESOURCES LTD V. OYEBOLA (2020) LPELR-51806(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD DECEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: LABOUR LAW. LEAD JUDGMENT: UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Labour Law. FACTS: This is an appeal against the decision of the National Industrial Court sitting in Lagos. The Respondent was the staff of…

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SHOULD A PERSON CHARGED WITH A FEDERAL OFFENCE LIKE ARMED ROBBERY BE CONVICTED FOR A STATE OFFENCE LIKE DISHONESTLY RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AFTER HE HAS BEEN ACQUITTED OF ARMED ROBBERY?

CASE TITLE: MUSA V. STATE (2020) LPELR-51840(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD DECEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE. LEAD JUDGMENT: BOLOUKUROMO MOSES UGO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS:  This is an appeal/cross-appeal against the decision of the High Court of Bauchi State. The facts of the case are that on…

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CAN A PRELIMINARY OBJECTION TOUCHING ON THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURT OR COMPETENCE OF A SUIT BE CONSIDERED AT THE END OF THE TRIAL OF THE SUBSTANTIVE SUIT?

Pre-action notice for Nigerian Ports Authority, jurisdiction and taking a preliminary objection at the end of trial

POWERS OF THE FRSC VIS-A-VIS THE POWERS OF THE COURT

CASE TITLE: FRSC v. ALABI & ORS (2020) LPELR-51060(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 17TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: GOVERNMENT AGENCY LEAD JUDGMENT: EBIOWEI TOBI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Powers of the Federal Road Safety Commission. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of Hon. Justice J.T. Tsoho (now Chief Judge) of the Federal…

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THE MEANING OF JUDGMENT IS AGAINST THE WEIGHT OF EVIDENCE

CASE TITLE: AKOSILE v. OANDO (2020) LPELR-50808(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 17TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: LABOUR LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: OBANDE FESTUS OGBUINYA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Labour Law. FACTS This appeal is against the decision of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Lagos Division, coram judice: J.D. Peters, J., in Suit No. NICN/LA/77/2013,…

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DOCTRINE OF RECENT POSSESSION

In what instance can the doctrine of recent possession be invoked. The case of OKUNDAYE v. STATE (2020) LPELR-50782(CA) looks at this in the Court of Appeal Judgment. Read in LawPavilion Prime today. Visit the LP Store to get yours.

WHETHER EVIDENCE ADDUCED DURING TRIAL-WITHIN-TRIAL CAN BE IMPORTED TO THE MAIN TRIAL

DICK ONUKU v. THE STATE (2020) LPELR-51004(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offences of Kidnapping and Conspiracy. FACTS This Appeal is against the decision of the Kogi State High Court sitting at Lokoja delivered on…

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EFFECT OF AN UNCONTESTED ISSUE THAT WAS VALIDLY RAISED IN A BRIEF OF ARGUMENT

PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY v. ADVANCED NIGERIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY (2020) LPELR-50993(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 2ND OCTOBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: ELECTION LEAD JUDGMENT: OBANDE FESTUS OGBUINYA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Electoral Matters. FACTS This appeal is against the majority decision of the Bayelsa State Governorship Election Tribunal, holden at Abuja, (hereinafter addressed as “the tribunal”,…

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DUTY OF A TENANT WHO WISHES TO EXERCISE AN OPTION TO RENEW A LEASE

CASE TITLE: OTERI HOLDINGS LTD v. HERITAGE BANKING CO. LTD (2020) LPELR-50802(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 17TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: PROPERTY LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: EBIOWEI TOBI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on a Lease Agreement. FACTS The brief set of facts of the case are that the Appellant (Claimant at the High Court) entered into…

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COMPETENCE OF A CHILD TO TESTIFY IN COURT

CASE TITLE: HARUNA v. KANO STATE (2020) LPELR-50869(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 10TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: HABEEB ADEWALE OLUMUYIWA ABIRU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offence of Rape. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Kano State delivered in Charge No K/36C/2013…

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