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1975-LCER-SC-INDEX

A.M. SOETAN V. Z. ADE OGUNWO

A.O. SODIMU V. NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY

A.O OBIKOYA v. THE REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES AND OFFICIAL RECEIVER OF POOL HOUSE GROUP (NIGERIA) LTD

A.U. DEDUWA V. THE STATE

ABDUL-KARIMU LEMOMU V. ALHAJI NOAH ALLI-BALOGUN

ADESHINA MOSES V. SAIBU OGUNLABI

ALBERT ADEOYE V. MADAM IBIDUN JINADU

ALHAJI IBRAHIM YAKASSAI V. MESSRS INCAR MOTORS NIG. LTD

ALHAJI JIBRIN OKABICHI v. THE STATE

ALHAJI LABARAN NAKYAUTA V. E. LEWIS THOMAS

ALHAJI RAUPH O. GAJI V. THE STATE

ANTHONY IGBO V. THE STATE

ASANI TAIWO V. ADAMO AKINWUNMI

ASQUO WILLIAM V. THE STATE

B. E. O. O. INDUSTRIES (NIGERIA) LTD V. MRS. S. B. MADUAKOH

B. O. BENSON V. LAWRENCE OTUBOR

B.O. OKAFOR V. AFRICAN CONTINENTAL BANK LTD

BENEDICTO OLAYINKA JOACQUIM V. MISS OLUWAKEMI JOACQUIM

C. A. BANJO V. ETERNAL SACRED ORDER OF CHERUBIM & SERAPHIM

CHIEF DOKUBO AKILE ASEIMO V. CHIEF ANTHONY AMOS

CHIEF OKIRINTA UGBALA V. AWO OKORIE

CRUSADER INSURANCE (NIG.) LTD. V. EPHRAIM OKOYE ANUNIKE

DANIEL O. ALALADE V. ACCOUNTANTS’ DISCIPLINARY TRIBUNAL OF THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA

DENNIS C.O. IWENOFU V. CHIEF FRANCIS A. IWENOFU

DR. DOZIE IKEDIFE V. CLEMENT OBIENU

ETIM EKPENYONG V. INYANG EFIONG NYONG

F. M. ALADE v. LAWRENCE AWO

FABIAN ONYEJEKWE v. MICHAEL ATUANYA
FRANCIS TETE LAWSON V. THE STATE
G. F. OYEDELE v. P. B. OGUN
GEORGE ERABOR V. INCAR NIGERIA LIMITED
HAIGHTONS (W.A.) LIMITED V. ADEROGBA AJAO
IGBOJI ABIEKE V. THE STATE
INCAR (NIGERIA) LTD V. BENSON TRANSPORT LTD
ISIAKU LALLUWA AUTA V. THE STATE
ITESHI ONWE V. THE STATE
J.B ATUNRASE V. FEDERAL COMMISSIONER FOR WORKS AND HOUSING
JIMO GIWA OGUNLOYE V. YISA DUROSINMI
JOB IKE v. PATRICK NZEKWE
JONAH ABBEY KALIO V. CHIEF M. D. DANIEL-KALIO
JOSEPH ADEREMI v. THE STATE
JOSEPH EDET WEY V. ANNE BASSEY WEY
K.R. RAMANCHANDANI V. MISS BASSEY O. EKPENYONG
LAWRENCE SCOTT-EMUAKPOR V. J. I. UKAVBE
LILY UYANN V. OFOR ASIKA
MACHINE UMUDJE V. SHELL -BP PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF NIGERIA LIMITED
MOBIL OIL (NIGERIA) LIMITED V. ABOLADE OLATUNJI COKER
MR. SOLANA V. JOSIAH OLUBANJO OLUSANYA
NOMEH OKA V. THE STATE
OHAEGBULAM ONYEMA V. THE STATE
OKE-BOLA V. MOLAKE
OLUBUSOLA STORES V. STANDARD BANK
OYEBISI AFOLABI USENFOWOKAN V. SULE SALAMI IDOWU
PANALPINA WORLD TRANSPORT (NIGERIA) LTD. V. N.T.WARIBOKO
PATRICK OSSAI V. VICTOR OSSAI NWAJIDE
PERMANENT SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF WORKS, KWARA STATE V. S. BALOGUN
SAMSON OKORUWA V. THE STATE
SAMUEL HARCOURT OLAWOLE WILLIAMS V. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION
SOUTH-EASTERN STATE NEWSPAPER CORPORATION V. EDET ASUQUO ANWARA
T. A. A. AWOSANYA V. BOARD OF CUSTOMS & EXCISE
THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY (FAMILY PLANNING COUNCIL OF NIGERIA) V. MRS. AJAYI-OBE
THE STATE V. DR. MUHTARI KURA
THE STATE V. OMADA EDOBOR
VICTORIA ANISIUBU V. ANTHONY EMODI
WAHABI ONASANYA MUMUNI v. THE STATE
YEKINI ONIGBEDEN v. ISHOLA BALOGUN

ACTION – Non-Suit – Where the plaintiff’s claim fails on technical hitches – Whether the plaintiff can be barred from re-presenting his case

ACTION – Third Party Notice – Effect Of Service Of third party notice – Whether Third Party Notice Makes The Third Party A Defendant To The Main Suit

AGENCY – Auctioneer – When auctioneer is authorized to act – Liability of the Principal over actions of an auctioneer

AGENCY – Principal and Agent Relationship – When a disclosed principal can be bound by money paid on his behalf

APPEAL – GROUNDS OF APPEAL – Admissibility of inadmissible evidence not essential to the result – Whether a ground for allowing an appeal – What the Court should be concerned with

COMPANY LAW – Legal Personality of a company – Distinctiveness of subscribers to the memorandum from the company

CONTEMPT – Contempt in the Face of the Court – Whether a judge would rely on evidence or testimony of witnesses to events occurring outside his view and outside of his presence to convict for contempt

CONTEMPT – Contempt Proceedings – The sui generic Nature of contempt proceedings

CONTEMPT – Power of court To Commit for Contempt – Purport of power to commit for contempt – When used for personal aggrandisement

CONTRACT – Rights of Seller under Contract for sale of goods – Whether cast in stones – What determines

COURT – Abuse of Process of the Court – The Connotation and import of abuse of court process

COURT – Application for adjournment – Discretionary Powers When Considering application for adjournment

COURT – RELIEF – Powers of court – Whether or not court can grant relief not claimed by a party

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE – Common intention – When common intension is established – Criminal liability of each of the accused persons

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE – Conspiracy – Proof of – Whether all the conspirators must be seen together

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE – Contradictions in prosecution’s evidence – How contradictions in evidence can be resolved – Effect of material contractions on the prosecution’s case

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE – Evidence of Sole Witness – When court can convict on evidence of sole prosecution witness

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE – SUSPICION – Whether or not mere suspicion sufficient to justify conviction

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE – Trial within trial – On whom lies the onus of proof in trial within trial – Effect of improper placement of onus in trial within trial

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE – Written statement of a prosecution witness – Essence of written statement of prosecution witness

DAMAGES – Assessment of damages – The desirability of the trial judge to assess the damages provisionally

DAMAGES – Award of damages – What the Court should Consider before awarding damages

DAMAGES – Meaning and Nature of damages

DETINUE – Action In Detinue – Whether Action In Detinue Can Be Maintained In The Absence Of A Valid Contract

DETINUE – Right to Sue for Detinue – Condition Precedent to Sue for Detinue – What the Plaintiff must establish to Succeed in Detinue

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS – Unprofessional Conduct – Where unprofessional conduct amounts to a crime – Powers of the Court to deal with unprofessional conduct

EVIDENCE – Corroboration – Where corroboration is Required – Need for corroborative evidence not to be a repetition of the evidence to be corroborated

EVIDENCE – Corroboration of evidence – Nature of corroboration

EVIDENCE – Inadmissible Evidence – When inadmissible evidence is Wrongly Admitted – Duty Of The Court To Treat As If Never Admitted

EVIDENCE – Previous statements of a witness – When previous statements of a witness is inconsistent with the evidence given at the trial – Need for the court to be slow to act on the evidence of such inconsistent witness

EXECUTION OF JUDGMENT – Stay of Execution – When stay of execution can be granted

FAIR HEARING – Person charged with a criminal offence – Entitlement to Fair Hearing under the Constitution of Nigeria

JUDGMENT AND ORDER – Consent Judgment – Whether Appeal Against consent judgment is Sustainable

JUDGMENT AND ORDER – Unenforceable Order – Duty of the court not to issue unenforceable order

LAND LAW – Acquisition of land – Certificate of purchase – Nature of Interest vested in the purchaser

LAND LAW – Declaration of title – Onus of proof of title – On whom lies the onus of proof of title – Whether the plaintiff can succeed in claim for declaration of title on the weakness of the defendant’s case

LAND LAW – Declaration of title – What the court must consider before granting declaration of title to land

LAND LAW – Nature of Defences of Long possession, acquiescence, laches

LAND LAW – Family Land – Declaration of Title to family land – Whether or not title can be granted to the plaintiff against another member of the family

LAND LAW – Proof of title to land – Proof of acts of ownership extending over a sufficient length of time – Effect of inconclusive evidence of tradition

LAND LAW – Proof of title to land -Traditional evidence -Whether or not traditional evidence amounts to hearsay evidence

LANDLORD AND TENANT – Tenancy Agreement – Waiver of tenancy agreement – What the Defendant must prove to establish waver

PLEADINGS – Amendment of Pleadings before Judgment – Need of Court to be reluctant in granting amendment of pleadings before judgment – Instances where amendment of pleadings may be granted before judgment

PLEADINGS – Evidence In Respect Of Matters Not Pleaded – How Evidence lead on unpleaded facts can be treated

PLEADINGS – Purpose of pleadings – Bindingness of pleadings on Parties – Application of the maxim audi alteram partem to Pleadings – The Rule Against springing of surprises

PLEADINGS – Traverse – Effect of traverse in pleadings – Burden placed on the Plaintiff by traverse

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – Judgment of Court – When Judgment of Court is Pleaded and Tendered to determine a particular issue between the parties- Duty of the Court to Examine and give effect

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – Service – When notice/service is required – Fundamental Nature of service – Effect of lack of service on order made against a party