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CONTEMPT OF COURT: General Rule Precluding a Person in Contempt from being Heard and the Exceptions Thereto

NWEKE vs. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA(2018)LPELR-46033(CA) ISSUE: CONTEMPT OF COURT: General rule precluding a person in contempt from being heard […]

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On Whether Hearing a Suit under a Wrong Judicial Division Vitiates the Suit: An Insight into The Supreme Court Decision in Adegbola & Ors. v. Idowu & Ors

By Moruff O. Balogun Esq. Summary of factsThe respondents instituted the action leading to this appeal before the High Court […]

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When Draws in Postdated Cheque Amounts to Overdraft

OILFIELD TRANSNATIONAL INVESTMENT LTD v. FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC CITATION: (2020) LPELR-49949 (CA)In the Court of AppealIn the Makurdi […]

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On Whether Telephone Message/Call is Proper Mode of Serving Hearing Notice

Compact Manifold & Energy Services Ltd. V. Pazan Services Nigeria Ltd. (2020)1NWLR PT. 1704 PAGE 76-77. SUMMARY OF THE FACTS: […]

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Court of Appeal Rules on the Conditions for Validity of Partitioning Jointly–Owned Property

MAUREEN OTIGBAH & ORS v. AGATHA ADETUTU UWANAKA & ANOR (2020) LPELR-49539 (CA) In the Court of AppealIn the Lagos […]

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Olukunle Edun & Ors. v. Speaker, CRSHoA & Ors. Ferdinand Orbhi, SAN, Femi Falana, SAN to Lead New Legal Team

The applicants in Olukunle Edun & Ors. v. Speaker, Cross River State House of Assembly & Ors, have filed a […]

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Whether the Court can Adjudicate on a Counter-claim where It Lacks Jurisdiction on the Main Claim

ABERUAGBA V. OYEKAN (2020) 2 NWLR pt. 1707 pg. 165 FACTS:The appellants commenced their suit by originating processes signed in […]

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Proof of Customary Law in Relation to Oath-taking in Land Matters

US UMEADI & ORS v. VICTOR CHIBUNZE & ANOR (2020) LPELR-49566 (SC)In the Supreme Court of NigeriaON FRIDAY, MARCH 13, […]

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JUST IN Justice Ikpeme: Judgment Delivered in Olukunle Edun & Ors. v. The Speaker, CRS HoA & Ors.

A Federal High Court sitting at Calabar has delivered a verdict dismissing the preliminary objection plea by counsel to the […]

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How the Learned Silks Can Successfully Contest that Order of Nigeria’s Supreme Court in Re N60 Million Penal Cost: A Riposte

By Udems I read with shock a piece of news titled, “Falana Asks Afe Babalola, Olanipekun to Challenge N60m Fine, […]

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