The Mere Occurrence of an Accident is not Proof of Negligence

INTRODUCTION Typically, when accidents occur, they are presumed to have arisen due to the negligence of one or more of the parties involved. However, does...

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...

Competence of Court to Assume Jurisdiction to Entertain An Application for the Enforcement of...

INTRODUCTION: It is the law that for a Court to be competent to assume jurisdiction to entertain an application for the enforcement of fundamental...

Effect of a Notice of Appeal Not Signed by Any Person or Legal Practitioner...

PREAMBLE In the words of My Lord Justice MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, J.S.C. delivering the Leading Judgment in RAJI v. UNILORIN & ORS (2018) LPELR-44692(SC): “The...

Whether a Company in Liquidation Can Be Attached in a Garnishee Proceedings Segun Agboola

 INTRODUCTION This article will consider the hypothetical situation below in tackling the above captioned subject matter; A judgement creditor applies to the court for a Garnishee...

What a “No Case Submission” Connotes and What It Calls into Question When Raised

Preamble Making a “No case submission” is one of the options opened to an accused person upon the close of the prosecution’s case against him....

Promoting the Rule of Law and Social Inclusion: A Panacea for Living above the...

Abstract The concept of rule of law as propounded by Prof. A.V Dicey is entrenched on three major principles. These principles in my view emanated...

Appeal Can Be Heard Notwithstanding an Incomplete Record of Appeal

INTRODUCTION: It is the law that, appeals are heard and determined on the record of appeal which has been settled by the parties. However,...

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...

Cyber-Terrorism: Legal and Policy Options for Coordinated National Preparedness (III) – Femi Daniel

Continued from here LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR TACKLING CYBER-TERRORISM IN NIGERIA In a civilised society, actions must be based on the rule of law. A lack of...