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Admin2 PUBLIC OFFICERS (PROTECTION) ACT, 2004 - CONDITION PRECEDENT TO THE APPLICABILITY OF SECTION 2 OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS (PROTECTION) ACT, 2004  

By Admin2, 3 days ago

Civil Litigation
  "In the case of Akwa Ibom State University v. Ikpe (2016) 5 NWLR (Pt. 1504) 146 at 164 Paras. E-H this Court held that:- "For the  Section of the Act to  avail any person, two conditions must be cumul...
Admin2 RE: PUBLIC OFFICERS (PROTECTION) ACT, 2004- SCOPE OF THE STATUTORY PROTECTION ACCORDED PUBLIC OFFICERS UNDER SECTION 2(A) OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS (PROTECTION) ACT, 2004  

By Admin2, 3 days ago

Civil Litigation
  Summary Of Fact: By a Writ of Summons, the Plaintiff/Respondent claimed against the Defendant/Appellant in the Federal High Court Gombe, sitting in Yola, a declaration of the Honourable Court that ...
Admin2 PUBLIC OFFICERS (PROTECTION) ACT, 2004- SCOPE OF THE STATUTORY PROTECTION ACCORDED PUBLIC OFFICERS UNDER SECTION 2(A) OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS (PROTECTION) ACT, 2004  

By Admin2, 3 days ago

Civil Litigation
  "For clarity purposes Section 2(a) of the Public Officers (Protection) Act 2004 provides thus:-   "Where any action, prosecution, or other proceeding is commenced against any person for any act done i...
Manuel Akinshola Judiciary groans as Buhari delays judges’ appointment  

By Manuel Akinshola, 6 days ago

Judiciary
  Judiciary groans as Buhari delays judges’ appointment The handling of judicial appointments by the President, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), leaves the judiciary with uncertainties, instability and...
Manuel Akinshola Re: Open Letter to Jagaban  

By Manuel Akinshola, 6 days ago

Politics
  RE: OPEN LETTER TO JAGABAN I’ve read the “Open Letter to Jagaban” by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, which has drawn me out - unusually but temporarily - to write this rejoinder, against my policy of self-iso...
Admin2 AWARD OF DAMAGES - CIRCUMSTANCES WHERE AN APPELLATE COURT WOULD INTERFERE WITH THE AWARD OF DAMAGES BY A TRIAL COURT  

By Admin2, 1 week ago

Action
  "Howbeit, the fact that the quantum of damages is at the discretion of the Court does not mean that there are no circumstances when an Appellate Court would interfere with the award of ...
Admin2 WHETHER A COURT IS BOUND BY A PREVIOUS DECISION TO EXERCISE ITS DISCRETION IN A RESTRICTED WAY  

By Admin2, 1 week ago

Civil Litigation
  "Let me restate that the assessment of the quantum of general damages is at the discretion of the Court. Judicial discretion is a vital tool in the administration of justice. Judicial discretion is a ...
Admin2 RE: PURPOSE OF FRAMING OR RE-FRAMING AN ISSUE FOR DETERMINATION  

By Admin2, 1 week ago

Action
  Summary Of Fact: The Appellant, a Legal Practitioner and post-paid customer of the Respondent, contended that the Respondent breached its contractual obligations to him when, for a cumulative perio...
Admin2 PURPOSE OF FRAMING OR RE-FRAMING AN ISSUE FOR DETERMINATION  

By Admin2, 1 week ago

Action
  "It is hornbook law that a Court can and is entitled to re-formulate issues formulated by the parties or counsel in order to make for precision and clarity.   In the words of Uwaifo, JSC in Musa Sha (...
Admin2 DEFENCE OF ALIBI- CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN FAILURE TO INVESTIGATE THE DEFENCE OF ALIBI SET UP BY AN ACCUSED PERSON WILL NOT BE FATAL TO THE PROSECUTION’S CASE  

By Admin2, 2 weeks ago

Criminal Law and Practice
  "I however consider it pertinent to say that it is settled in law, that non-investigation of alibi where it was given to the Police at the earliest opportunity by the accused person, cannot ipso facto...
Admin2 RE: PRINCIPLE OF NON EST FACTUM – APPLICABILITY OF THE PRINCIPLE OF NON EST FACTUM  

By Admin2, 2 weeks ago

Criminal Law and Practice
  Summary Of Fact: The Appellant and the 3 other accused persons and other still at large; were alleged to have robbed one John Nwokeocha and his passengers of one Mercedes Benz 911 Lorry with Regist...
Admin2 PROOF BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT - DUTY ON A PROSECUTION TO PROVE ITS CASE BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT AND NOT BEYOND THE SHADOW OF DOUBT  

By Admin2, 2 weeks ago

Criminal Law and Practice
  "The question as to whether an accused person has introduced reasonable doubt in a criminal charge as established against him by the evidence led by the prosecution, is always a fact for resolution in...
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