COURT OF APPEAL
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.
Can allegations of conspiracy to commit forgery be sustained where the main offence of forgery is not proved?
The appellant as complainant, was a member of the Independence Baptist Church, and as such member was approached by one Pastor David Lang, asking for permission to use his piece of land
What novation of contract entails
Arguing the issue, the appellants submitted that the jurisdiction of a court to entertain a matter is ascertained by recourse to the originating process showing the reliefs claimed.
Who can maintain an action in trespass?
INYANG v. CCECC CITATION: (2020) LPELR-49694 (CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Calabar Judicial Division Holden at Calabar ON FRIDAY, 22ND MAY, 2020 Suit No: CA/C/92/2018 Before Their Lordships: MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE Justice, Court of Appeal PHILOMENA MBUA EKPE Justice, Court of Appeal HAMMA AKAWU BARKA Justice, Court of Appeal Between NSEOBONG NOBERT…
Whether the court can convict for murder in absence of a corpus delicti (dead body)
Ishiaku Abdulrazaq (PW 1), a barber was in his barbing shop sometime in December 2009 when Ali Ahmed (respondent) came to his shop to barb his hair. The respondent then informed PW 1 of an event that was disturbing his conscience.
Anambra South: Ubah alleges forgery in opponent’s address
As the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division reserves judgment in the appeal filed by Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, against the judgment of a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the applicant...
Jurisdiction, rights of appeal and procedure of Court of Appeal
The Court of Appeal, like all other courts of records in Nigeria, is a creature of the Constitution from which it also derives its jurisdiction.
Is identification parade essential for a conviction?
This appeal is against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Enugu division given on Friday December 20, 2013. The appellant and one other had earlier been arraigned before the Enugu State High Court, sitting at the Nsukka Judicial division, on July 21, 2003.
Constitutional amendment, an exercise in futility — Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has described the planned amendment of the 1999 Constitution by the National Assembly as an exercise in futility.
Akwa Ibom ready to provide infrastructure for Court of Appeal, says commissioner
Akwa Ibom State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Uwemedimo Nwoko, has declared that the state is ready to provide the needed infrastructure for the takeoff of the Uyo division of the Court of Appeal.