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JURISDICTION - JUDGMENTS OF NIGERIAN COURTS BY LITIGATION AREAS

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AMEH A. AKPA DIGA V. ADAM TONY

JURISDICTION - AN APPELLATE COURT:- Determination of - Whether it is the grounds of appeal that activates the jurisdiction of an appellate court – Whether appellate court can only assume jurisdiction over the substantive suit if the court below had made pronouncement touching on the substantive matter

A. G. ANAMBRA STATE V. A. G. FEDERATION

JURISDICTION - Appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court - Scope of.

A. G. BENDEL STATE V. AGBOFODOH

JURISDICTION:- Ouster clauses - Attitude of court thereto - Hon’ interpreted.

JURISDICTION:- Ouster of courts’ jurisdiction provision in sections I & 2 of Decree No. 18 of 1977 - Whether saves provisions of Ekpan and Ubeji Communities Riots and Clashes (Determination) Edict No. 7 of 1978 of Bendel State.

A. G. FED. V. GUARDIAN NEWSPAPERS LTD.

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - 'Jurisdiction'- Meaning and ingredients of:

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - Existence or absence of in a court to try a matter- What determines.

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court- Ouster clause in a statute- Dun, on court faced therewith - Whether has power to examine same.

A.G OF CROSS RIVER STATE V. A.G OF THE FEDERATION

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of Supreme Court in respect of boundary delimitation - Whether exercisable subject to the determination of boundary dispute by the National Boundary Commission.

A.G, FEDERATION V. AJIBOSE

JURISDICTION:- Original jurisdiction of Supreme Court - Limited to justiciable disputes between the Federation and a state - Actions instituted in 3 State High Courts against Federal Electoral Commission - Declaration that State High Court has no original jurisdiction to entertain legal proceedings involving disputes between the commission or executive branch of Federal Government and others

A.G. FEDERATION V. SODE

JURISDICTION:- Courts - Effect of Ouster Clauses Assumption of Jurisdiction - Propriety of Jurisdiction of Court - When determined

ABASI V. ESIN

JURISDICTION:- Public Lands Acquisition Ordinance, Cap 185, 1948 - Claims arising therefrom - Jurisdiction of court to hear.

ABBAS  V. COP (CA)

JURISDICTION - Federal High Court - Jurisdiction of in respect of civil and criminal matters - Nature and scope of - Sections 230(1) and 230(1A) of the 1979 Constitution (as amended by Decree 107 of 1993).

JURISDICTION:-Jurisdiction of court - Fundamental nature of- Basis of- Whether can be expanded by the court - Extent of power of court in respect thereof.

ABDULLAHI V. HASHIDU

JURISDICTION:- the Election Tribunal on the qualification of a candidate

ABIETO ALAGOMA & ORS V. SHELL PET. DEV. CO. LTD

PRACTICE AND ROCEDURE - PRELIMINARY OBJECTION - JURISDICTION:– what determines jurisdiction of court- jurisdiction over mining operations- proper order to make when a court declines jurisdiction

ABIODUN OLAOSEBIKAN V. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION & ORS.

JURISDICTION - LOCUS STANDI:- importance of locus standi as it relates to jurisdiction of a court to hear a matter

ABIODUN V. ADEHIN

JURISDICTION:- High Court (Northern Nigeria) - Statutory Right of Occu­pancy granted by a Native Authority - Sec. 21(3) of the Land and Native Rights (Amendment) Law 1955 - Whether High Court has jurisdiction.

ABOUD V. THE REGIONAL TAX BOARD

JURISDICTION:- High Court - Power to entertain appeal against tax assess­ment under section 55 of the Income Tax Law.

ABU AND ORS. V. ODUGBO AND ORS.

JURISDICTION:- What determines the jurisdiction of court to entertain a suit before it.

ACB  PLC V. EMOSTRADE LTD

JURISDICTION:- Action initiated by a juristic person whose incorporation status was unproven by evidence of the incorporation certificate – Whether invalidates competence of the court to entertain the action

ACHEBE V. NWOSU

JURISDICTION:– Significance of – Effect of lack of jurisdiction on judicial proceedings.

ACHIAKPA V. NDUKA

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - where court gives judgment without or in excess of jurisdiction - Effect of.

JURISDICTION:- Native court - Nature of jurisdiction - Where derived.

ADAMA  V. ANAJA (CA)

JURISDICTION:– Jurisdiction of court – Whether a court can entertain jurisdiction in a cause or matter – Determination of.

JURISDICTION:– Jurisdiction of court – Where court lacks jurisdiction to adjudicate over a matter – Appropriate order to make therein.

ADANI & ANOR V. IGWE

JURISDICTION:- Absence of at time of commencement of action- Confer­ment at trial - Attitude thereof

ADEBANJO OLAYINKA V. ADEBOLA ADEPARUSI & ANOR

JURISDICTION - ISSUE OF JURISDICTION:- Court taking upon itself the exercise of power under jurisdiction which it does not possess – Effect of

ADEBUSUYI  V. BABATUNDE ODUYOYE

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - How determined – What Court looks at

 

 

ADEDIRAN  V. INTERLAND TRANSPORT LIMITED

JURISDICTION:- Point as to whether a set of facts which reveal private or public nuisance is one which involves at the same time the issue of the competence of the plaintiffs to institute the action at all – Where there is evidence on record in support – Whether matter which could be raised and/or taken at any stage of the proceedings

ADEGOKE MOTORS LTD. V. ADESANYA

JURISDICTION:- Null orders of court -Jurisdiction of court that made order to set same aside.

JURISDICTION:- Court jurisdiction over persons outside of its jurisdiction - Basis of

ADEGOKE V. ADIBI

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - When can be raised

 

ADEGOROYE  V. ALLIANCE FOR DEMOCRACY

JURISDICTION:– Jurisdiction of court – whether trial Judge was right to have declined jurisdiction in entertaining suit – circumstance of case considered.

ADEIGBE V. KUSIMO

JURISDICTION:- Canon and test of jurisdiction - Nullity and irregularity distinguished - Customary Courts - Variations in bench membership – Effect on jurisdiction

ADEKO V. IJEBU-ODE DC

JURISDICTION:- High Court - Master and Servant - Dismissal wrongful being in breach of natural justice - Whether that in itself precludes court from finding out if there is justifiable ground for the dismissal.

ADELEKAN  V. ECU-LINE NV

JURISDICTION:- Exercise of appellate jurisdiction - Source of.

JURISDICTIO:- Federal High Court- Whether has jurisdiction in cases of simple contract or damages for negligence.

ADEREMI ADEDAMOLA AJIDAHUN  V. MRS. DAPHINE OTERI AJIDAHUN

JURISDICTION:- Rule that due appearance by the party or his Counsel are the fundamental conditions precedent required before the Court can have competence and jurisdiction to hear a matter – Justification under Principle of Natural Justice

ADESINA  V. KOLA

JURISDICTION:- Issue of compensation on land compulsorily acquired - Jurisdiction of High Court of State to determine prior to and after commencement of the 1979 Constitution.

JURISDICTION:- Where court lacks jurisdiction - Whether can clothe itself with jurisdiction.

ADETUNJI AKANDE V. I.N.E.C & ORS

JURISDICTION:- Conditions precedent for a court to assume jurisdiction on any proceedings

ADEYEMI  V. STATE

JURISDICTION:- Absence of jurisdiction in court - Proceedings conducted thereto – Competence

ADEYEMI AND OTHERS V. OPEYORI

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of High Court of former Western State - Section 9(I) High Court Law Cap. 44, Vol 11, Laws of Western Nigeria 1959 - Customary Law.

ADEYEMI V. OLAKUNRI

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - Issue of - Where raised - Duty on court to deal with timeously.

ADIGUN  V. AYINDE

JURISPRUDENCE:- Sentiments - Whether has any role in law.

ADIGUN AND OTHERS V. A-G. OYO STATE

JURISDICTION:- Inherent power of Supreme Court to amend a judgment after delivery - Nature, source and extent of the power

ADO IBRAHIM & COMPANY LTD V. BENDEL CEMENT COMPANY LTD

JURISDICTION:- The effect of well written judgment delivered without jurisdiction

ADOSCO NIGERIA LTD. & ANOR V. CHILEWA INVESTMENT LTD.

JURISDICTION:- Defect in writ of summons - Whether will affect the competence or jurisdiction of a court over a matter

AFISI V.  LAWAL

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - Nature, essence and importance of - Attitude of court thereto.

AFRICAN CONTINENTAL BANK PLC V. LOSADA NIGERIA LTD. & ANOR

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court- Non-service of process - Effect on jurisdiction of court.

AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL BANK LIMITED  V. PACKOPLAST NIGERIA LIMITED

JURISDICTION:– Jurisdictional issue involving procedural irregularities – Whether can be raised for the first time on appeal.

AFRICAN NEWSPAPERS OF NIGERIA LTD. V. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

JURISDICTION:- Federal High Court - Charge of seditious publication - Criminal jurisdiction of court – Whether limited to offences connected with or pertaining to revenue of Federation - Preliminary objection to courts’ competence – When can be overruled

AFRO-CONTINENTAL NIGERIA LTD. V. JOSEPH AYANTUYI & Ors

JURISDICTION:– Fundamental nature of – Duty of court to resolve issue of jurisdiction before proceeding to hear a case on the merit.

AGBAJE & ORS.  V. ADELEKAN & ORS.

JURISDICTION:– Importance of - When issue of jurisdiction can be raised – Whether can be raised for the first time at Court of appeal - Duty of court thereto

 

AGBAJE V.  ADELEKAN

JURISDICTION:– Jurisdictional issue involving procedural irregularities – Whether can be raised for the first time on appeal.

AGWUNA  V. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION

JURISDICTION:- High Court - Supervisory jurisdiction thereof over tribunal - Whether extends over Special Tribunal on Recovery of Public Properties.

AJAKAIYE  V. IDEHAI

JURISDICTION:- Chieftaincy Declaration - Where validly made under enabling law - Limitation on power of court in respect of - Whether court can declare it null and void.

JURISDICTION:- Power conferred by statute on bodies other than courts - Whether court has jurisdiction to exercise such power.

JURISDICTION:– Statutory function - Where statute imposes function on an office - Whether court can exercise such function – Power of court in respect of such function- Extent and scope.

AJAYI  V. OMOROGBE

JURISDICTION:- Inherent jurisdiction of court - Meaning of - When it will be invoked.

AJIDAHUN  V. AJIDAHUN

JURISDICTION:- Rule due appearance by the party or his Counsel are the fundamental conditions precedent required before the Court can have competence and jurisdiction to hear a matter – Justification under Principle of Natural Justice

AJOMALE  V. YADUAT

JURISDICTION:- Appellate jurisdiction - Sources of - Supreme Court - Whether can hear matters emanating from a High Court -Jurisdiction and Power - Difference between.

AKANBI  V. SALAWU

JURISDICTION:– High Court of a State – Whether competent to adjudicate on title to Land in non-urban area.

AKANDE V. ARAOYE

 

AKINBI V. MILITARY GOVERNOR, ONDO STATE

JURISDICTION:‑ Preliminary objection to jurisdiction of court ‑ How and when determined

AKINBOBOLA  V. PLISSON FISKO

JURISDICTION:- Court making order without jurisdiction - Whether has jurisdiction to rescind the invalid order.

JURISDICTION:- Judicial power of court - Relationship with jurisdiction of court.

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of appellate court- Condition precedent exercise thereof.

JURISDICTION:- Trial court - Lack of jurisdiction thereof over a subject matter -Whether an appellate court has jurisdiction to make consequential order on the subject-matter.

AKPABUYO LOCAL GOVERNMENT V.  G. O. DUKE

JURISDICTION:– Entering of appearance and implication for jurisdiction – where period within which to enter appearance is specified – Whether court has jurisdiction to enter judgment before the expiration of same.

AKPAN  V. UMANA

JURISDICTION:- Competing customary courts - Duty of appellate court

AKU  V. ANEKU

JURISDICTION:- High Court - Jurisdiction of to entertain Chieftaincy disputes – Whether ousted by section 11 of the Chiefs (Appointment and Deposition) Law Cap 20 Laws of Northern Nigeria - Effect of Section 236 of the 1979 Constitution.

ALADE V. ALEMULOKE AND OTHERS

JURISDICTION:- Types and Meaning - Customary Courts Law of Western State - Stating value of land in writ - Order 3 Rule 3(3) & Order 4 Rule 1(2a) of Customary Court Rules.

ALASAN BABATUNDE V. THE GOVERNOR, W.R

JURISDICTION:- Effect of law excluding court’s jurisdiction on antecedent proceedings.

ALFOTRIN LIMITED  V. THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION

JURISDICTION:- Act of State - Whether an act is “an act of state” - Jurisdiction of court to determine

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court to determine whether an act is an “act of  state” - Whether extant.

ALFRED ELIJAH & ANOR V. THE STATE

JURISDICTION:- Ways by which loss of jurisdiction by a court may occur

ALH. MOHAMMED MOHAMMED V. MARTINS ELECTRONICS COMPANY LTD

JURISDICTION  - COURT OF APPEAL: Who is competent to invoke the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal

ALHAJA AFUSAT IJELU & ORS. V. LAGOS STATE DEVELOPMENT AND PROPERTY CORPORATION & ORS

JURISDICTION - LOCUS STANDI: When a plaintiff is deemed to have locus standi

JURISDICTION - LOCUS STANDI:- Test to determine the locus standi of a party

JURISDICTION - LOCUS STANDI:- General principle of locus standi

ALHAJA R. O. SANNI V. ALHAJI I. S. LATEJU & ORS

JURISDICTION:- Fundamental nature of- when issue can be raised

ALHAJI ABDULLAHI ATANDA KOLAWOLE V. ALHAJI SALAMI ADISA OLORI

JURISDICTION OF COURT:- Whether the Trial Judge must pronounce on the jurisdictional issue raised by the Plaintiff

ALHAJI ADO IBRAHIM  & CO. LTD. & ANOR V. ELDESTEIN (NIG.) LIMITED

JURISDICTION:- Federal High Court - Claim relating to quarrying operations - Whether Federal High Court has jurisdiction to entertain

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - Determinant of  - Where issue of jurisdiction established on writ and statement of claim

ALHAJI AMINU JUBRILLAH ABDULLAHI & ORS V. MRS. CHRISTIANA IYABO ADETUTU

JURISDICTION:- Whether court has jurisdiction to make a valid declaratory order against a person who was not a party to a suit before the court

ALHAJI ISOLA ARE OGELE V. ALHAJI BANNI GAA BUDO NUHU

JURISDICTION - AREA COURT: Jurisdiction and power of upper area court to adjudicate on civil and criminal matters

ALHAJI MUHAMMADU MAIGARI DINGYADI V. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION

JURISDICTION:- Importance of jurisdiction in the adjudicating processes of Courts -Whether Court can have its judgment or order set aside on the application of an affected or aggrieved party or even sue - When a court can be competent to exercise jurisdiction in respect of any matter

ALHAJI MUSA ALUBANKUDI V. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION & ANOR

JURISDICTION - OBJECTION TO JURISDICTION: When can objection to jurisdiction be taken

ALHAJI RABIU NUNKU V. JOHN AYA & ANOR

JURISDICTION:-Special defences -  When to raise a challenge to jurisdiction based on a special defence such as laches, acquiescence and/ or statute of limitation

ALHAJI  T. A. OGBORIEFON V. ISMAILA O. OGBORIEFON & ANOR.

JURISDICTION - COURT: Whether a court can assume jurisdiction in a case where the condition precedent has not been fulfilled

ALIDU ADAH  V. NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS

JURISDICTION:– Commencement of an action challenging the validity of an administrative decision taken by a Federal Government Agency – Whether State High Court and Federal High Court have concurrent jurisdiction to adjudicate on such matter

ALIDU ADAH  V. NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of Court - Court vest with jurisdiction over the Federal Government of Nigeria and its agencies.

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of Court - How conferred

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of Court- Applicable law - Whether the law applicable to a cause of action is the same with the law which confers jurisdiction on Court

ALIMS NIGERIA LIMITED V. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC

JURISDICTION:- Fundamental nature of - When can be raised - Whether can be raised by court suo motu- Whether failure to invite learned counsel to address the court automatically renders a decision on the question of jurisdiction a nullity

ALL STATES TRUST BANK LTD. V.  KING DAVIDSON ENTERPRISES (NIG.) LTD

JURISDICTION:– Jurisdiction of court in relation to an action for breach of contract and specific performance – How determined.

ALLI V. ELEPO

JURISDICTION:- Courts —High Court –Jurisdiction — Original — Family Status -Whether High Court has original jurisdiction in matters of status where there is competent authority to entertain such matters-High Court Law (W.N.) S.8

ALUKO V. D.P.P. (W.R.)

JURISDICTION:- Criminal procedure - High Court - Power to try summary offences - Ss.8 and 9, High Court Law of Western Nigeria, Cap. 44.

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction and procedure - Distinction between.

ALUMINIUM MANUFACTURING COMPANY (NIGERIA) LTD. V. NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY

JURISDICTION:- Limit of jurisdiction of Federal High Court in Admiralty Matters - Transfer of cases from Federal High Court to State High Courts - Whether decided by 1979 constitution.

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE CO. V. CEEKAY TRADERS LIMITED

JURISDICTION - ADMIRALTY - Jurisdiction of Nigerian Courts - History of

AMES ELECTRICAL CO. LTD V. FEDERAL AIRPORTS AUTHORITY OF NIGERIA

JURISDICTION – Non compliance with pre-action notice – whether can be raised at any time.

JURISDICTION – Non-service of a pre action notice – whether a matter of fact or law.

AMOO V. ALABI

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of Court- Where raised-Duty on Court to first decide the issue of jurisdiction.

AMOS ORIJA & ORS. V. THE CHAIRMAN NATIONAL POPULATION COMMISSION & ORS

COURT - JURISDICTION: Whether failure to comply with a condition precedent to the exercise of a court's jurisdiction is fata

ANAEKWE V. COP

JURISDICTION - Court of Appeal - Jurisdiction of under Section 219 of the 1979 Constitution - Whether- original jurisdiction to grant bail inclusive.

JURISDICTION - Appellate. jurisdiction - Where derived.

JURISDICTION - Inherent jurisdiction of court - Where derived - Scope of - Whether exercisable where court lacks jurisdiction.

ANASON IBETO INTERNATIONAL AUTO PARTS LTD. V. VIMEX IMPORTS - EXPORTS

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – JURISDICTION – Jurisdiction of court – whether determined by plaintiff’s claim.

ANATOGU AND OTHERS  V. A-G., EAST-CENTRAL STATE AND OTHERS

JURISDICTION – Jurisdiction of court – whether determined by plaintiff’s claim.

ANSALDO (NIG.) LTD. V. N. P. F. M. B.

JURISDICTION - Federal High Court- Jurisdiction thereof in respect of revenue of the Federal Government - Meaning of "revenue" in section 7(1) (a) of the Federal High Court Act, 1973.

JURISDICTION - Federal High Court - Sections 74 and 149 of the 1979 Constitution - Whether derogates from jurisdiction thereof.

ANUNOBI V. OBIWELOZO

JURISDICTION - High Court of a State -Number constituting same - Demarcation of into judicial divisions - Rationale for

ANYAH V. IYAYI

COURT - Jurisdiction of court - Determinants of.

APAMPA V. ABEOKUTA GOLF INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

JURISDICTION:- Issue of jurisdiction and locus standi – Whether must be pleaded before court can consider same

APOSTLE PETER EKWEOZOR & ORS V. THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF SAVIOURS APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF NIGERIA

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – ACTION - JURISDICTION:- Ancillary issue – Where a party's claim falls within the jurisdiction of two separate courts – Whether it is the court that has the jurisdiction to adjudicate on the principal claim that should be approached

AREMO II V. ADEKANYE AND ORS. - SC

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – JURISDICTION - Jurisdiction of court - What determines.

 

AREWA PAPER CONVERTERS LTD V. N.D.I.C. (NIG. UNIVERSAL BANK LTD.)

JURISDICTION AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - Jurisdiction of court - Source of - Whether derived exclusively from the Constitution.

ARIBISALA V. OGUNYEMI

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - Fundamental nature of - Absence of - Effect.

ARJAY LIMITED V. AIRLINE MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

JURISDICTION:– Demurrer application and a preliminary objection challenging the jurisdiction of the court – distinction between – whether trial court could have decided the issue of jurisdiction before pleadings are filed.

ARUBO V. AIYELERU

JURISDICTION:– Inherent jurisdiction of court - Extent of use of.

ASKI V. ALU

JURISDICTION:- Sharia court of Appeal – Whether has no jurisdiction to determine any issue involving title to land – Whether has jurisdiction to determine any question of Islamic law regarding a wakf, will or succession where the endower, donor, testator or deceased person is a Moslem.

ASOLO & ORS V. TIRIMISIYU ASOLO & ORS

JURISDICTION - LOCUS STANDI: Principle or rule of locus standi

ASORE  V. LEMOMU

JURISDICTION:- Appeal - Filing of appeal after expiration of time limited by rules and after extension granted by court - Whether amounts to mere irregularity or whether fatal to proceedings.

JURISDICTION:- Appeal - Filing of appeal after expiration of time limited by Rules and extension granted by court - Effect of on court jurisdiction

ASSOCIATED DISCOUNT HOUSE  LTD. V. AMALGAMATED TRUSTEES LTD

JURISDICTION:- State High Court- Whether has jurisdiction to determine dispute over money lent to a customer or a financial institution.

ASTRO EXITO NAVEGACION SA V. SOUTHLAND ENTERPRISE CO LTD AND ANOTHER

JURISDICTION:- Execution of commercial instruments – Letter of Credit – Jurisdiction of Court to order specific performance of

ATAGUBA AND COMPANY V. GURA NIGERIA LIMITED

JURISDICTION:- Juristic personality - Absence of competent parties - Effect on jurisdiction of court.

ATIKU ABUBAKAR V. THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION

JURISDICTION - Office of President and Vice President of Federal Republic of Nigeria - Question relating to term of or vacancy therein - Which court has original jurisdiction with respect thereto.

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - Office of President and Vice President of Federal Republic of Nigeria - Question relating to term of or vacancy therein - Which court has original jurisdiction with respect thereto.

ATTAH IDIH V. BEN UTENO

JURISDICTION - ISSUE OF JURISDICTION: Whether or not the issue of jurisdiction is crucial in the adjudication of any matter

ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF ABIA STATE AND 35 ORS V. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE –JURISDICTION- Supreme Court-Original jurisdiction of-When may be invoked - Section 232(1), Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. 1999.

ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION  V. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF ABIA STATE

JURISDICTION – COURT:- Jurisdiction of court - International boundaries - Dispute over same Jurisdiction to try same - Where resides.

ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION V. ATIKU ABUBAKAR

JURISDICTION- Court of Appeal - Original jurisdiction of-Nature and scope of- When can be invoked - Section 239(1)(c), 1999 Constitution.

ATTORNEY-GENERAL, EASTERN NIGERIA V. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE- Jurisdiction-Original jurisdiction of Supreme Court under s.114(1) of the Constitution.

AUGUSTUSA NDUKAUBA  V. CHIEF SILAS M. KOLOMO

JURISDICTION:- Jurisdiction of court - Failure to serve court process - Effect on proceedings of court.

AWOYEGBE AND ANOTHER V. OGBEIDE

JURISDICTION:- Courts - Competence of a trial court to grant relief not sought.

AWUSE  V. ODILI

JURISDICTION:- Court of Appeal - Jurisdiction of to entertain appeal arising from election petition - Source of-Finality of decision thereof - Extent of-Exception thereto.

AYISATU ASABI  EWUOSO V. RAUFU ADEOYE FAGBEMI

FEDERAL HIGH COURT – Jurisdiction – Jurisdiction over passing-Off actions - Whether includes all cases of trademarks infringement.

JURISDICTION- Lack of jurisdiction on the part of trial and appellate Court- Effect thereof on judgment and orders made.

JURISDICTION- Proper court to hear cases of passing-off when trade mark is not registered.

AYUA V. ADASU

JURISDICTION ‑ Election Tribunal ‑ Jurisdiction of‑ Whether competent to hear petition founded on allegation of crime ‑ Section 28 of Act No. 271989 and section 84 of Decree 50, 1991 section 6(2)(3) and (5)1979 Constitution ‑ Effect.

AZUOGALONUA V. OBIOZO

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – JURISDICTION- How to prove jurisdiction of inferior courts.

BABA  V. BABA

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – JURISDICTION:- Whether the Sharia Court of Appeal has jurisdiction in matters of succession

BABA V. HABIB NIGERIA BANK  LTD

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – JURISDICTION – Jurisdiction of court – determination of

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – JURISDICTION – Jurisdiction of court – lack of – whether to dismiss or strike out action.

BADA V. PEREIRA

 

BAKAM V. ABUBAKAR

JURISDICTION:- High Court -Jurisdiction to_ entertain intra-party dispute on nomination for political office - Whether extant

JURISDICTION:- Issue of jurisdiction - When and how to raise

JURISDICTION:- Issue of- When and haw to raise

BALOGUN V. ODE

JURISDICTION - COURT:- Jurisdiction of court - Issue of - How determined -Processes court will consider.

JURISDICTION – COURT:- Jurisdiction of court - Statute ousting same - How construed.



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