The Banker and the Maiden: A True Story of Passion and Pain – by...

By the time you are done reading this piece by Olanrewaju Onigegewura , you would have read in a beautiful story style, the case of...
An Appraisal of the Recovery of Lawyers Professional Fees in Nigeria - Davidson Edieya,

An Appraisal of the Recovery of Lawyers Fees in Nigeria -Davidson Edieya,

It goes without any argument that a lawyer and the client are fated to co-exist. The union between both is also recognized statutorily and...

Who Can Prepare and Sign a Direct Criminal Complaint at the Magistrate Court

PREAMBLE It was submitted before the Court of Appeal Ilorin Judicial Division that by Section 143 of the Criminal Procedure Code Law of Kwara State...

Whether the Recorder of Confessional Statement must be called to Tender the Statement in...

PREAMBLE It was submitted before the Apex Court, that, the Police Officer who recorded the confessional statement of an accused person, must be called as...

Essentials of Malicious Prosecution

Preamble In the words of ELECHI, J.C.A. while delivering the leading judgment in this extant appeal, “for a claimant to succeed in an action for...

NWLR This Week: Visiting Error of Counsel on Litigant, Rules, Exceptions, Applications

Parties:      Dr. Samuel U. Isitor v. Mrs. Margaret Fakorede Appeal No: SC/364/2007 Court:         Supreme Court IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD, J.S.C. (Presided) MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI...

Public Officers Protection Act/Law cannot be Invoked to Protect Fraudulent Public Officials

Preamble “It is not, and cannot be the intention of the law to compensate dishonest public officers with statutory protection that defeats the essence of...

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...

What Happens where Both Parties Laying Claim to a Land Fail to Prove Title...

INTRODUCTION It is the law, that for a person to be entitled to the legal ownership of a land, he has to establish his root...

NWLR This Week: On the Exclusive Jurisdiction of the Federal High Court Over...

Parties: Ruth Adehwe Aweto v. Federal Republic of Nigeria Appeal No: SC/584/2015 Court: Supreme Court Justices: MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, J.S.C. (Presided) KUMAI BAYANG AKA’AHS, J.S.C. AMINA ADAMU AUGIE, J.S.C. PAUL...