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Bertrand Nnonye V. Chief D. N. Anyichie & Ors (1988) LLJR-CA

Bertrand Nnonye V. Chief D. N. Anyichie & Ors (1988) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report UWAIFO, J.C.A. The 3rd respondent applicant contested the Local Government Election held on 12 December, 1987 for the office of councillor for Ifite-Ukpo Ward in the Njikoka Local Government Area. He was declared elected as councillor into the Njikoka Local Government […]

Chief Eyo Ogboni & Ors V. Chief Ojah Ojah & Ors (1988) LLJR-CA

Chief Eyo Ogboni & Ors V. Chief Ojah Ojah & Ors (1988) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report UWAIFO, J.C.A.  The procedure for committal under Order 9 rule 13 of the Judgments (Enforcement) Rules pursuant to Section 71 of the Sheriffs and Civil Process Law (Cap 108) of the Cross River State is quite often misunderstood, particularly […]

Alhaji Baban Sule V. Gajere Hamidu (1988) LLJR-CA

Alhaji Baban Sule V. Gajere Hamidu (1988) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report AIKAWA, J.C.A. This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court Kaduna, sitting in its appellate jurisdiction setting aside the decision of the Upper Area Court, Zaria, and affirming the decision of trial Markarfi Area Court. In the said trial at Markarfi […]

Terytex (Nigeria) Limited V. Nigerian Ports Authority (1988) LLJR-CA

Terytex (Nigeria) Limited V. Nigerian Ports Authority (1988) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report EPHRAIM OMOROSE IBUKUN AKPATA, J.C.A. What is perjury? Should a Judge refer a witness to the police for “investigation” when it has not been established in the proceedings before him that the witness has committed perjury? Is it the function of a Judge […]

Chief P. T. S. Tende & Ors V. Attorney-general of the Federation & Ors (1988) LLJR-CA

Chief P. T. S. Tende & Ors V. Attorney-general of the Federation & Ors (1988) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report OWOLABI KOLAWOLE, J.C.A. The controversy which the Appellants have brought to this Court is whether the Respondents are entitled to name the Port Complex built by the Federal Government in the Rivers State within a large […]

Chief Nelson T. Gbe V. Apostle Paul Selede Esewe & Ors (1988) LLJR-CA

Chief Nelson T. Gbe V. Apostle Paul Selede Esewe & Ors (1988) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report UCHE OMO, J.C.A. In this application the respondent/appellant is seeking leave of this court to appeal against two rulings/decisions delivered by the Warri Division of the Bendel State High Court presided over by Honourable Justice Omoluabi on the 16th […]

Alhaji Inuwa Dantumbu V. Chief Peter Adene & Ors (1987) LLJR-CA

Alhaji Inuwa Dantumbu V. Chief Peter Adene & Ors (1987) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report OGUNDERE, J.C.A. Before Chigbue J., on March 18, 1985, at the Kaduna High Court, the first Respondent, Peter Adene, as plaintiff obtained judgment against the appellant herein, then first Defendant, as well as the second to the fifth Respondents, in an […]