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No Court is Permitted to Hear an Appeal on Incomplete Record

CASE TITLE: ISA’AC GAVOH & ORS v. JOHNSON AKWAI  LEAD JUDGMENT BY: JAMES SHEHU ABIRIYI, J.C.A. FACTS OF THE CASE This is an appeal against the judgment...

2nd Edition of Babalola’s Law Dictionary Competition – Entry Closes in 10 Days

Entry into the 2nd edition of Babalola’s Law Dictionary Competition for young lawyers closes on the 28th day of February 2019. To enter, log on...

Whether an Employer Can Be Compelled to Promote Its Employee

CASE TITLE: SYLVESTER C. NWOYE v. FEDERAL AIRPORTS AUTHORITY OF NIGERIA JUDGMENT DATE: 18TH JANUARY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: LABOUR LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: AMIRU SANUSI, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Labour Law. FACTS This...

Introduction of New Terms into an Existing Agreement: How it can be Done

SAVANNAH SUGAR COMPANY LIMITED v. ZACKSON LIMITED (2019) LPELR-46382(CA) FACTS OF THE CASE This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court of Adamawa...

Whether a Law Lecturer can Engage in Private Practice

CASE TITLE: PLATEAU STATE UNIVERSITY, BOKKOS v. GRACE JOSEPH & ORS JUDGMENT DATE: 23RD NOVEMBER, 2018. LEAD JUDGMENT: BOLOUKUROMO MOSES UGO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Civil Procedure. FACTS: This...

Refusal to Interview a Job Applicant Wearing Hijab is a Violation of Right –...

His Lordship, Hon. Justice I. G. Nweneka of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, sitting in Lagos, Lagos State, on Tuesday 8th January 2019 in...

Corruption in the Sheriff Corps in Lagos State – Bayo Akinlade

CORRUPTION IN THE SHERIFF CORPS IN LAGOS STATE Being a short presentation by Bayo Akinlade Esq. At the 2018 Sheriffs of the Lagos State Judiciary...

Judicial Verdicts That Shaped the Nation Politics

Besides formulating the rule of law through the interpretation and application of law to respond with a verdict, settling disputes, checking legality, judiciary has...

Right to Information under the Freedom of Information Act, 2011 is Not Absolute

FACTS OF THE CASE: This appeal is against the Ruling of the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, and presided over by Justice B.M. Nyako. The...

An Appeal Dismissed for Appellant’s Failure to File Brief of Argument cannot be Relisted

ALI ALABA INT’L LTD & ANOR V. STERLING BANK (2018) LPELR-44903(SC) SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on relisting of appeal dismissed for failure of appellant...