Discretion of a Judge to Defer Determination of a Point of Law Raised by...

INTRODUCTION In Exxon Mobil Corporation 5959 Las Conilas Boulevard Irving Texas (USA) v. Archianga (JP) & Ors (2018) LPELR-44979(SC) Eko, J.S.C, in his own contribution...

Things a Party Relying on Improper Evaluation of Evidence as a Ground to set...

INTRODUCTION The law permits a party who is unsatisfied with a judgment of a Court (other than the Supreme Court) to appeal against such judgment,...

Whether a Party who did not Participate in a Political Party’s Primaries has the...

PREAMBLE The term locus standi was explained in LADEJOBI & ORS v. OGUNTAYO & ORS (2004) LPELR-1734 (SC) Per MUSDAPHER, J.S.C. (P. 20, Paras. D-E)...

A Final Written Address Filed Out of Time is not Incompetent

INTRODUCTION There are stipulations as to time frame within which certain acts are to be done in Court proceedings. There will, undoubtedly, be instances where...

Court Cannot Pick and Choose Which Portion of the Evidence of a Witness to...

INTRODUCTION When a person comes to court as witness and in giving his evidence, he spews both hot and cold, can the Court filter the...

Property Legislations Every Estate Agents Should Know – Bolaji Ramos

A Seminar Paper and Lecture Note presented by Bolaji Ramos at the Seminar of the Association of Estate Agents in Nigeria (AEAN) Lagos Chapter  Introduction: The...

Whether the Exercise of the Investigative Powers of EFCC amount to Breach of Fundamental...

PREAMBLE  "The question of the infringement of fundamental rights is largely a question of fact and does not depend so much on the dexterous submissions...

Enhancing Speedy Criminal Trial: Some Innovative Provisions of the ACJA 2015

The Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) was signed into law in 2015 in a bid to revolutionize the administration of criminal justice in...

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...