APPEAL – INTERFERENCE WITH CONCURRENT FINDING(S) OF FACT(S) – Attitude of the Supreme Court to interference with concurrent finding(s) of fact(s) of Lower Courts


“This appeal is against concurrent findings of fact by the two lower Courts. It is not the practice of this Court to interfere with such findings unless they are shown to be perverse or to have occasioned a miscarriage of justice. See: MTN Nig. Communication Ltd Vs. Corporate Communications Investments Ltd. (2018) LPELR – 47042(SC) @ 34 – 35C: Woluchem vs Gudi (1981) 5 SC 291 @ 326: ltu vs The State (2016) 5 NWLR (Pt. 1506) 443; Abdulmumini vs F.R.N. (2018) 13 NWLR (Pt. 1635) 106.” Per KEKERE-EKUN, J.S.C. in BERENDE v. FRN (2021-LCER-40453-SC) (Pp 13 – 14 Paras F – B)

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