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EQUITY (PRINCIPLES & DOCTRINE) - JUDGMENTS OF NIGERIAN COURTS

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ABACHA and ORS V. SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY – Priority of competing interest – how determined – applicable rules.

ADEDIRE & 6 ORS V. THE CARETAKER,  IFE DIV.

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY-Contract - Person in fiduciary position contracting in dual capacity.

ADENIRAN  V. ALAO

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY - Equitable defences - How pleaded and proved - When defendant will not be allowed to rely thereon.

AGUDORO EKPE  V. BEN OKE

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY – Laches and acquiescence – Type of conduct that will amount to same.

AKIBU  V. ODUNTAN

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY - Demands of justice - Application of to application for stay of execution.

ALADE V. ALEMULOKE AND OTHERS

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Equity - Estoppel - Acquiescence, laches and standing by - Silence.

 

ALFOTRIN LIMITED  V. THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY - Quantum meirut - Meaning of - Nature of - Condition precedent to application of.

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY - Quasi-contract - Remedy of - Nature of - When available

ALHAJA SUARA YUSUF V. MRS. YETUNDE DADA & 3 ORS

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE  - EQUITY – EQUITABLE DEFENCES – ESTOPPEL BY SILENCE:- Rule that if a man either by word or by conduct has intimated that he consents to an act which has been done and that he will offer no opposition to it, although it could not have been lawfully done without his consent and he thereby induces others to do that from which they otherwise might have abstained he cannot question the legality of the act he had so sanctioned to the prejudice of those who have given faith to his word, or to the fair inference to be drawn from his conduct – Whether in such cases proof of positive assent or concurrence is unnecessary – Whether enough that the party had full notice of what was being done and the position of the other party is altered

ALLOYSIUS AKPAJI V. FRANCIS UDEMBA

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY - IGNORANCE OF LAW: When ignorance of law can be excused

 

BAMISHEBI V. FALEYE

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY- Estoppel - Res judicatam - Principles of - How to establish plea.

BARCLAYS BANK INTERNATIONAL LTD V. LEVIN BROS (BRADFORD) LTD

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE:-  EQUITY:- Specific Performance - Execution of Legal Mortgage in lieu of Equitable Mortgage – How treated

BRENDAN IWUCHUKWU  V. DAMIAN ANYANWU

 

BRIGGS V. THE CHIEF LANDS OFFICER OF RIVERS STATE OF NIGERIA AND ORS.

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY- Purchaser of legal estate in land for value - When deemed to have actual or constructive notice of prior equitable interest.

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY - Specific performance - Grant of - Discretionary nature of - When will be ordered - When will not - Guiding principles.

BUA  V. DAUDA

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY - Bargain between parties - When may be voided by equity - Unconscionable bargain - Meaning of-Attitude.

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY - Doctrine of undue influence - Purport and implication of - Where plaintiff alleges undue influence - Burden of proof on him - How discharged - Burden on defendant.

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY - Doctrine of undue influence - Scope of-Rationale for Application of to person acting under religious influence -Act of undue influence - Nature of-Whether party acting under the undue influence of another need prove that he was manifestly disadvantaged by transaction concerned - Contract or gift due under undue influence - Right of disadvantaged party to rescind

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - EQUITY - Doctrine of undue influence -What may amount to undue influence - Classification of cases of undue influence - How proved.



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