Law Reports

J. Berger v. Ugo: On Whether Order of State High Court or Federal High Court on Cost is Appealable

Courtesy: Moruff O. Balogun, Esq. On whether order of State High Court or Federal High Court on cost alone isappealable: […]

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When Breach to a Woman’s Right to Self-dignity Occurs at the Workplace, the only Court with Jurisdiction is the National Industrial Court

When discrimination or breach to a woman’s right to self-dignity occurs at the workplace, the only Court with jurisdiction is […]

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‘Section 52 of the CBN Act, 2007 does not Require a Plaintiff to prove Bad-faith at the Preliminary Stage’, Says the Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has held that the protection in Section 52 of the Central Bank of […]

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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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