JURISDICTION – TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION – What territorial jurisdiction implies and how same is conferred


“Territorial jurisdiction implies a geographic area within which the authority of the Court may be exercised and outside which the Court has no power to act. Jurisdiction, territorial or otherwise, is statutory and is conferred on the Court by the law creating it. See Per Ngwuta, JSC in Dariye v. FRN (2015) LPELR-24398(SC); (2015) 10 NWLR (Pt.1467) 325.” Per AJI, J.S.C. in BULUS GOLIT v. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE (2020-LCER-39158-SC) at p. 22

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