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April 19, 2021


PRINCE PAUL OMOMZUAWO & ANOR v. CHIEF YAKUBU UGBODAGA (JP) & ORS. (2021) Legalpedia (CA) 99013 In the Court of Appeal HOLDEN AT BENIN Wednesday, March […]
February 8, 2016

Nura Ochala V. Federal Republic Of Nigeria

Supreme Court – January 2016 APPEAL NO: SC. 728/2013 Areas Of Law APPEAL, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, CRIMINAL LAW, INTERPRETATION OF STATUTE, LAW OF EVIDENCE Summary Of Facts Appellant […]
November 22, 2015

Sherifat O. Hassan & Anor V. Agunsoye Oluwarotimi Ojo & 2 Ors

The 1st Appellant and 1st Respondent were candidates at the 28th March, 2015 House of Representatives Election wherein the latter was declared returned as the validly elected as member representing Kosofe Federal Constituency. Dissatisfied with the return, the 1st Appellant filed a petition challenging the return of the 1st Respondent on the ground that the 1st Respondent was at the time of the election not qualified to contest...
November 22, 2015

Oyeniyi S. Raheem & Anor V Adaranijo Taofeek Abiodun & Ors

The 1st Appellant was the candidate of the 2nd Appellant, Peoples Democratic Party, while the 1st Respondent was the candidate of the 2nd Respondent, All Progressive Congress (APC) in an election into the House of Representatives in respect of the Agege Federal Constituency. At the conclusion of the election, the 1st Respondent was declared the winner by the 3rd Respondent (INEC).