COURT OF APPEAL
Whether Sharia court of appeal has jurisdiction to entertain appeals on validity or otherwise of a notice of appeal
This appeal emanated from the decision of the Niger State Sharia Court of Appeal, Minna, contained in its ruling delivered on the 4th April, 2016 Coram: Hon Khadi Abubakar Sadiq Hassan and Hon. Khadi Suleiman Abubakar Kutigi and Khadi Saidu Hassan...
Appeal Court dismisses APC suit, upholds ruling in Obaseki’s favour
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, yesterday, upheld the Federal High Court ruling, which held that the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki did not forge his certificates...
EFCC asks Appeal Court to order Justice Yunusa’s retrial
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the Court of Appeal, Lagos, to order the retrial of Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal High Court, who was recently discharged of bribery charges.
Whether law empowers court to compare signatures on document admitted
Isaac Koloko & Anor v. Alexander Anayo Nkwonta Citation: (2020) LPELR-52195(CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Lagos Judicial Division Holden at Lagos ON WEDNESDAY, 16TH DECEMBER, 2020 Suit No: CA/L/596M/2010 Before Their Lordships: JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH. Justice, Court of Appeal UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU Justice, Court of Appeal GABRIEL OMONIYI KOLAWOLE…
Meaning of breach of contract and what a claimant in an action for breach of contract must prove
The appellants, as Plaintiffs at the High Court of Plateau State, commenced an action by way of a writ of summons against the respondents (as Defendants) claiming for; possession of the Ware House being...
‘Judiciary’s contribution to nation-building remains solid’
Newly retired Justice, Court of Appeal, Atinuke Akomolafe-Wilson has lauded the judiciary’s enormous contributions to nation-building. In a valedictory speech, to mark her 70th birthday and retirement, after 44 years of being Called to the Bar, she said: “I believe the judiciary has made enormous contributions to nation-building but the public has been unfair to…
Kogi guber: Suspense as apex court rules tomorrow
The final word on the 2019 Kogi Gubernatorial Election dispute would be heard tomorrow when Nigeria’s Supreme Court hits the gavel to sign off its ruling on the consolidated appeals before it.
Court acquits, discharges man accused of killing colleague
The Court of appeal, Lagos division has discharged and acquitted a neighbourhood security guard convicted of killing his colleague in Ibadan, Oyo state.