WHETHER THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT AUTOMATICALLY ASSUMES JURISDICTION IN MATTER INVOLVING ALL FEDERAL AGENCIES  

 

Yinka Bright
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02/09/2019 12:17 pm  

“Firstly, it is necessary to stress the point that the mere fact that an agency of the Federal Government is involved in a proceeding is not sufficient, without more, to confer exclusive jurisdiction on the Federal High Court. The subject matter of the proceeding is also a determinant factor. See: Ohakim Vs Agbaso (2010) 19 NWLR (Pt.1226) 172 @ 236 – 237 G – D; Salim Vs CPC (2013) 6 NWLR (Pt.1351) 501; Ucha Vs Onwe (2011) 4 NWLR (Pt.1237) 386.” PER K. M. O. KEKERE-EKUN, J.S.C in

PROF. BUKAR BABABE V FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

[2018]SC.883/2016

APPEAL NO: SC.883/2016  https://legalpediaonline.com/prof-bukar-bababe-v-federal-republic-of-nigeria/ 
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