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Edet Okon Iko Vs The State (2001) LLJR-SC

Edet Okon Iko Vs The State (2001) LAWGLOBAL HUB Lead Judgment Report KALGO, J.S.C. The appellant, Edet Okon Iko, was charged with the offence of rape contrary to section 358 of the Criminal Code of the then Cross River State. He was tried by Nkop J. (as he then was) at Uyo High Court in […]

Boniface Nnorodim & Anor V. Eze Paul Ezeani & Ors (2001) LLJR-SC

Boniface Nnorodim & Anor V. Eze Paul Ezeani & Ors (2001) LAWGLOBAL HUB Lead Judgment Report BELGORE, J.S.C. On 20th day of November, 2000 I dismissed this appeal and upheld the decision of Court of Appeal which ordered a retrial of the matter at the High Court. I now give my reasons. I also dismissed […]

Psychiatric Hospitals Management Board V. Mrs Doris Edosa (2001) LLJR-SC

Psychiatric Hospitals Management Board V. Mrs Doris Edosa (2001) LAWGLOBAL HUB Lead Judgment Report WALI, J.S.C. I dismissed this appeal and reserved my reasons for doing so today which I now proceed to give. The plaintiff’s claim as pleaded in paragraph 35 of the Statement of Claim is as follows:- “WHEREOF the plaintiff claims against […]

Central Bank Of Nigeria Vs Saidu H. Ahmed & Ors (2001) LLJR-SC

Central Bank Of Nigeria Vs Saidu H. Ahmed & Ors (2001) LAWGLOBAL HUB Lead Judgment Report EJIWUNMI, J.S.C. By a motion on notice dated 12th January 2001, brought pursuant to Order 2 rule 31, Order 6 rule 2 and Order 8 rule 12 of the Supreme Court Rules (as amended) and section 233 (3) of […]

Pius Nweke V. The State (2001) LLJR-SC

Pius Nweke V. The State (2001) LAWGLOBAL HUB Lead Judgment Report OGUNDARE J.S.C.  The appellant stood trial in the High Court of Ogun State in the Ijebu-Igbo Judicial Division for the murder of his wife, Josephine Pius Nweke. Having pleaded not guilty to the charge, the prosecution called seven witnesses in proof of its case. […]

Unilife Development Co. Ltd. V. Mr. Kolu Adeshigbin & Ors (2001) LLJR-SC

Unilife Development Co. Ltd. V. Mr. Kolu Adeshigbin & Ors (2001) LAWGLOBAL HUB Lead Judgment Report ACHIKE, J.S.C. In the arbitration proceedings which started before Bola Ajibola, Esq. sometime in April 1983, the respondents, inter alia, sought a determination in a controversy between the parties on the amount of rent payable by the appellant under […]

Albert Afegbai Vs Attorney-general Edo State (2001) LLJR-SC

Albert Afegbai Vs Attorney-general Edo State (2001) LAWGLOBAL HUB Lead Judgment Report AYOOLA, J.S.C. The only issue on this appeal from the decision of the Court of Appeal dismissing an appeal from a dismissal of the appellant’s claim by the High Court of Edo State, as formulated by counsel for the appellant, is whether the […]

S.O. Igbinokpogie & Anor V. George Ogedegbe (2001) LLJR-SC

S.O. Igbinokpogie & Anor V. George Ogedegbe (2001) LAWGLOBAL HUB Lead Judgment Report KATSINA-ALU, J.S.C. The respondent herein George Ogedegbe was the plaintiff at the Benin City High Court in Suit No. B/126/78. His claim against the defendants/appellants herein was for the following reliefs as contained in his further amended statement of claim. “(a) A […]

Tavershima M. Hambe & Anor V. Agber Hueze & Ors (2001) LLJR-SC

Tavershima M. Hambe & Anor V. Agber Hueze & Ors (2001) LAWGLOBAL HUB Lead Judgment Report OGUNDARE, J.S.C. This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal (Jos Division) striking out the appellants notice of appeal to it and dismissing the appeal based on the said notice. The appellants, as plaintiffs had […]

Asimiyu Alarape & Ors V. State (2001) LLJR-SC

Asimiyu Alarape & Ors V. State (2001) LAWGLOBAL HUB Lead Judgment Report IGUH, J.S.C. The appellants, Asimiyu Olanrewaju Alarape, Adebayo Kehinde, Olorunwa Adubuleja and Aliu Rasaki were on the 31st day of October, 1996 jointly arraigned before the High Court of Justice, Ogun State, holden at Ijebu-Igbo, charged with the offence of murder contrary to […]

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