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|ABE V AKAAJIME||ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Establishment of- Conditions precedent thereto.
ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata -Failure of plea – Whether judgment to be given to other side.
ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Plea of – Entertainment of by court – When appropriate.
|ABIA V OGBU||ESTOPPEL – Res judicata – Party not authorised to defend in representative capacity – Judgment given against – Whether it constitutes res judicata against the community.|
|ABIODUN OLAOSEBIKAN V. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION & ORS.|
|ABIOLA & SONS BOTTLING CO. LTD V. 7UP BOTTLING CO. LTD & ORS||ESTOPPEL – RES JUDICATAM: What the principle of res judicatam entails|
|ABOGUNDE V LANLOKUN||ESTOPPEL – RES JUDICATA – Operation of res judicata in same parties and same claim.|
|ABUBAKAR V. FEDERAL MORTGAGE BANK LTD.(CA)||
ESTOPPEL – RES JUDICATA – Plea of res judicata – essential ingredients of – how raised and canvassed.
ESTOPPEL – RES JUDICATA – Party relying on plea of res judicata – duty of party to place sufficient materials before the court to enable court decide on the matter.
|ACHIAKPA V NDUKA||ESTOPPEL – Estoppel – When can be pleaded by the Plaintiff.
ESTOPPEL – Estoppel per rem judicatam – party relying on the plea – what must be proved.
|ADEBANJO OLAYINKA V. ADEBOLA ADEPARUSI & ANOR||
EVIDENCE – TYPES OF ESTOPPEL: Ways in which estoppel can be created
“ESTOPPEL”: Definition of the word “Estoppel”
|ADEBONA V AMAO||ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Decision of Registrar of Titles on application for first registration – Decision on appeal from him – Whether constitutes res judicata|
|ADEBUSUYI V. BABATUNDE ODUYOYE||ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel by record – Whether a dismissed without hearing it on its merit can constitute same|
|ADENLE V OYEGBADE||ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata: extended doctrine of standing by in earlier suit—Case where wrongly applied.|
|ADEOYE V. JINADU||ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel by res judicata – Effect of proceedings before registrar of titles in respect of same parties and same property and same title – Application to be registered as proprietor of freehold estate.|
|ADESINA V. ADEKEYE||ESTOPPEL:– Doctrine of estoppel – nature of.|
|ADESOKAN V ADEGOROLU||ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel per rem judicatam – Scope of application thereof.|
|ADEWOYIN V OKUNOLA||ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel per rem judicatam – Nature of – Plea of – When maintainable.|
|ADIGUN V. THE SEC., IWO LOCAL GOVT||ESTOPPEL:- Issue decided against a party in a previous action – Whether such party can relitigate.|
|ADOMBA AND OTHERS V ODIESE AND OTHERS||ESTOPPEL:- Whether a suit that was struck out and not tried could ground a defence of estoppel – Duty of party pleading estoppels to establish a nexus between subject matter of current litigation subject matter of a previous suit in which a competent and subsisting judgment was made – Effect of failure thereto|
|ADONE V. IKEBUDU||
RES JUDICATA -Estoppel – definition of – Issue estoppel -when raised by plaintiff-proper place to raise same.
RES JUDICATA:- Estoppel inter partes or per rem judicatam- Conditions that should be present in a valid plea of same
RES JUDICATA:- Issue estoppel and cause of action estoppels – Difference between.
|AFISI V LAWAL||ESTOPPEL – Estoppel per rem judicatam – Conditions for successful plea of – Decision of Tribunal of enquiry – Whether plea can be based thereon|
|AFRICAN CONTINENTAL BANK LTD V GWAGWADA(CA)||ESTOPPEL:- Pleadings – Admission relied upon as estoppel – Need to specifically plead.|
|AGBASI V OBI||ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Ingredients of the plea (in full) – Whether the plea avails defendants in the case.|
|AGU V IKEWEBE||
ESTOPPEL:- Decision of non judicial body – When it can constitute estoppel – When it cannot
ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Doctrine of-Application of – Requirements of.
|AGUSTO V JOSHUA||ESTOPPEL:- Tenant disputing landlord’s title – Whether permissible.|
|AHMADU MAKUN & ORS. V. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, MINNA||EVIDENCE – ESTOPPEL PER REM JUDICATAM: Whether the plea of res judicata operates only against the parties|
|AJAYI V R. T. BRISCOE (NIG.) LTD.||ESTOPPEL:- Hire-Purchase contract – Hirer put in possession of vehicles which later developed some faults – Owner agreeing to withholding of installments due by hirer for the period vehicle off the road – Whether owner estopped from enforcing the hire purchase agreement.|
|AJIBOYE V ISHOLA||Estoppel:- Doctrine of estoppel per rem judicata – Ingredients of – Nature and effect of – Determination and rationale for same.|
|AKANDE V ALAGBE||Estoppel:- Estoppel per res judicatam – Mien plea stay avail – Bona fide purchaser without notice interest acquired prior to suits -Applicability of res judicata to – Witnesses – Calling of witness by judge suo motu without consent -Regularity – Burden of proof – Ownership – Owner in possession – Section 145, Evidence Act – Defendants onus.|
|AKINDELE V YEOSA||ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Propriety of trial Judge trying issue previously determined between the parties.|
|AKINKUNMI V SADIQ||ESTOPPEL – Estoppel by record – Types of|
|AKPAN V UDO UTIN||ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel per rem judicatam – “Parties” in relation thereto-Meaning Of.|
|ALADE V. ALEMULOKE AND OTHERS||Estoppel:- Equity – Estoppel – Acquiescence, !aches and standing by – Silence – Effect of|
|ALAKIJA V ABDULAI||
ESTOPPEL:- Pleading of estoppel – How done.
Estoppel:- How pleaded.
|ALASHE V ILU||Estoppel:- Previous judgment – Party in new suit not a party in previous case – Estoppel by conduct, case of none.|
|ALBERT ADEOYE V. MADAM IBIDUN ABIBATU JINADU||Estoppel:- Objection to registration of title -Estoppel by res judicata – Effect of proceedings before the Registrar of Titles between the same parties in respect of same property and same title|
|ALHAJI ABDULLAHI ATANDA KOLAWOLE V. ALHAJI SALAMI ADISA OLORI||EVIDENCE – ESTOPPEL PER REM JUDICATAM: Effect of a successful plea of statute of limitation|
|ALHAJI ASIFAT AKANBI V. GBEMISOYE OYEWALE & ANOR||EVIDENCE – ISSUE ESTOPPEL: Conditions to be met for a successful application of issue estoppel|
|ALHAJI BANMIDELE LAWAL AND UNION BANK OF NIGERIA||ESTOPPEL:- Waiver or estoppel – when it operates.|
|ALHAJI GANIYU OLAYIWOLA FAGBOHUN & ANOR V. MOMODU SABA IGANNA & ORS||
Estoppel – Where an issue has been decided by a court – Whether Estoppel prevents the court from entertaining the same cause of action between the same parties or their privies previously determined by a court of competent jurisdiction – “Nemo debet bis vexani procadem causa” – Whether it would amount to a grave error and procedural mistake for the learned trial Judge to re-open an issue already decided by a court of competent jurisdiction
ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel Per Rem Judicata – Ingredients and conditions for a successful plea – Distinction between Estoppel Res Judicata (based on cause of action) and Issue estoppel – Classification of estoppel under estoppel by judgment – Purpose – Operation of ‘Estoppel Res Judicata’ in preventing another suit founded on the same cause of action as the original suit – Operation of ‘Issue Estoppel’ in subsequent proceedings relating to different cause of action with – Whether only operates to prevent certain issues which were decided in the original action from arising for further consideration by the court
|ALPHONSUS NZEOMA V DAMIAN UGOCHA||Estoppel – RES JUDICATA:- Plea of – Whether available to a person who complies religiously with decision of customary arbitration|
|AMAVO LTD. V. B.T.M. LTD||ESTOPPEL – Estoppel by conduct – Nature and purpose of.|
|AMOCO AUSTRALIA PTY LTD V ROCCA BROS MOTOR ENGINEERING CO PTY LTD||
Estoppel:– By conduct – Contract containing covenants in restraint of trade – Whether unenforceable – When dealer stopped from asserting unenforceability of the contract
ANTITRUST AND TRADE REGULATIONS:- Trade – Contract in restraint of trade – Implications for enforceability of same – When party may be stopped from asserting unenforceability
REAL ESTATE/LAND LAW:- Contract of lease and sublease – Provision in lease asserting that it was independent of any other contract, lease or agreement between parties – Lease by dealer of site of petrol filling station to petrol company – Underlease by petrol company to dealer – Whether underlease unenforceable – Whether dealer estopped from asserting that lease unenforceable
|AMOS O. ARO V. SALAMI FABOLUDE||EVIDENCE – Estoppel: Distinction between “issue estoppel”, “cause of action estoppel”, “fact estoppel”|
|ANAEZE V ANYASO||
ESTOPPEL:- Doctrine of estoppel by conduct – Basis and application of.
|ANWOYI V SHODEKE||ESTOPPEL:- Doctrines of res judicata and estoppel – Function of.|
|ANYABUNSI V UGWUNZE||ESTOPPEL:- Arbitration – Submission to arbitration – Effect of – Whether capable of grounding plea of estoppel.|
|AROMASHODUN V OGUNMEKAN||ESTOPPEL:- Standing by – When applicable.|
|ARUBO V. AIYELERU||
ESTOPPEL:– Issues of estoppel – Nature of – Principles governing application of.
|ATTAH IDIH V. BEN UTENO||EVIDENCE – PLEA OF RES JUDICATA: What is the basic principle in the plea of res judicata
EVIDENCE – RES JUDICATA AND ISSUE ESTOPPEL: Conditions precedent to a successful plea of “res judicata” and “issue estoppel”
|ATTORNEY GENERAL OF ANAMBRA STATE V NWOSU EBOH||ESTOPPEL:‑ Plea of estoppel ‑ Whether can be challenged by way of preliminary objection.|
|AWOSILE V. SOTUNBO||ESTOPPEL:- Customary arbitration – When operates as estoppel.|
|AYINDE V LABISI||ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata-.and in dispute not proved to be the same as land in former suit— Whether plea of res judicata sustainable.|
|AYYE V. YAR’ADUWA||ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel per rem judicatam – Application under Islamic law
ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel per rem judicatam – Meaning of- Conditions for application of same.
|BALOGUN V. ODE||
ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel per rem judicatam – Conditions for successful plea of- Burden to establish same – On whom lies.
ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel per rem judicatam – Pre-conditions for successful plea of- Decision of Judicial Tribunal of Inquiry -Whether qualifies as decision of court to ground plea.
ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Decision of Judicial tribunal of Inquiry- Whether can ground plea of res judicata.
|BALOGUN V. AFOLAYAN||RES JUDICATA:– Estoppel per rem judicatam – when can be raised by a plaintiff.
RES JUDICATA:– Issue estoppel – conditions for a successful plea.
RES JUDICATA:– Issue estoppel – effect of a successful plea of same on the jurisdiction of the court. – nature of – rationale for same.
|BAMISHEBI V FALEYE||ESTOPPEL:- Res judicatam – Principles of – How to establish plea.|
|BENEDICT UDEORAH & ORS v.OKWUNDU NWAKONOBI & ORS||ESTOPPEL: The operation of the doctrine of estoppel
ESTOPPEL BY CONDUCT: The difference between estoppel by conduct of standing-by and estopppel per res judicata
|BOARD OF CUSTOMS & EXCISE V KALU||ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Order made without jurisdiction.|
|BOSINDE AYUYA & ORS. V. CHIEF NAGHAN YONRIN & ORS.||EVIDENCE – RES JUDICATA: Nature of the doctrine of estoppel per rem judicatam|
|BRIGGS V BRIGGS||ESTOPPEL – Estoppel per rem judicatam -Previous judgments in cases involving same parties or subject matter – Which operates as estoppel per rem judicatam.|
|C. C. B. (NIG.) PLC. V. A. G., ANAMBRA STATE||ESTOPPEL – Non-compliance with Rules – Objection thereto – When party ¢stopped from raising.|
|CARDOSO V. DANIEL||ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – When applicable – Principles – Pleadings – Failure of defendant to specifically deny plaintiffs’ averments – Effect.|
|CARL ZEISS STIFTUNG V RAYNER & KEELER LTD. AND OTHERS (NO. 3)||ESTOPPEL:- Decisions of foreign courts on trade mark matters relied upon by plaintiff as creating an estoppel – Other foreign judgments relied on by defendants as creating “counter-estoppel” – Whether reasoned judgments or formal records to be considered for purposes of estoppel – Whether interlocutory judgments capable of creating an estoppel
ESTOPPEL:- Per rem judicatam – Issue estoppel – Interlocutory summons by defendants to stay proceedings on ground that plaintiff’s solicitors acting without authority – House of Lords’ ruling that summons to be treated as separate action to which plaintiff not a party – Amendment of statement of claim – Summons by plaintiff seeking to strike out parts of the defences as being res judicatae – Decisions of foreign courts on trade mark matters relied upon by plaintiff – Other foreign judgments relied upon by defendants as creating a “counter-estoppel” – Whether reasoned judgments or formal records to be considered for purposes of estoppel – Whether interlocutory judgments capable of creating estoppel – Whether plaintiff privy to plaintiff’s solicitors in defendants’ summons to stay proceedings
|CHIEF AMADI DIKE-OGU & ORS. V. OWHONDA FRANK AMADI & ORS.||ESTOPPEL – ESTOPPEL PER REM JUDICATAM: Nature of a plea of estoppel per rem judicatam|
|CHIEF FALANA ABORISADE v CHIEF ABOLARIN||ESTOPPEL:- Res Judicata – final judgment in relation to – determining factors.|
|CHIEF HARRISON IYALA AND 2 ORS V. CHIEF AARON F.D. OFFO AND OTHERS||ESTOPPEL – Estoppel per rem judicatam – Defence of – How pleaded.|
|CHIEF HENRY ASUQUO ETIM & ORS V. MR. N.E.O. ETTA & ORS||ESTOPPEL – ESTOPPEL BY CONDUCT:- Whether the conduct of a person to an action in which he has an interest can estop him from litigating on that same issue|
|CHIEF IBIBO OBU DOKUBO & ANOR. V. CHIEF J. OMONI & ORS||EVIDENCE – ESTOPPEL: Guiding principles for application of estoppel
EVIDENCE – ESTOPPEL: When estoppel arises NWLR (Pt.246) 156 at 183.” PER KALGO, J.S.C (Pp. 31-32, paras. G-B)
|CHIEF IMAM BUSARI IDOWU DAUDA & ANOR V. THE HON. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF LAGOS STATE & ORS.||EVIDENCE – DOCTRINE OF RES JUDICATA ESTOPPEL: What must be established by a party who sets up res judicata by way of estoppel as a bar to the other party’s claim|
|CHIEF JACOB CLEOPAS BIARIKO V. CHIEF A.M. EDEH AND ORS||ESTOPPEL – Doctrine of estoppel – Plea of in land matters – Conditions for application of – Where land in subsequent suit larger than land in previous proceedings upon which plea of estoppel founded – Whether plea of estoppel will succeed – Relevant considerations.
ESTOPPEL – Estoppel of standing-by – Meaning and scope of – Whether includes giving evidence in support of one side or the other.
|CHIEF JIMOH ABOLARIN & ORS V. PRINCE ABIODUN OGUNDELE & ORS||EVIDENCE – ESTOPPEL BY CONDUCT:- The principle of estoppel by conduct|
|CHIEF JOHAN IKALAMA & ORS. V. MR. VELVET EDWARD & OS.||EVIDENCE – ESTOPPEL PER REM JUDICATAM:- Requirements needed to found a plea of estoppel per rem judicatam|
|CHIEF L.K. AJIBARE & ANOR V. JAMES AKOMOLAFE & ANOR||EVIDENCE – PREVIOUS PROCEEDINGS AS ESTOPPELS: Whether a plaintiff can plead and rely on evidence given by a party in a previous proceeding as estoppels|
|DALEX DADO V MAI – ANGWA NUMSHUWAN||ESTOPPEL:‑ Doctrine of estoppel ‑ Claim based on failure of defendant to perform, a duty ordinarily belonging to him ‑ Allegation of performance of duty by plaintiff ‑ Onus of proof.
ESTOPPEL:‑ Doctrine of estoppel ‑ Condition precedent to application of.
|DANIEL TAYAR TRANS ENT. NIG. CO. LTD. V. ALHAJI LIADI BUSARI & ANOR||ESTOPPEL – PLEA OF RES JUDICATA: Usage and effect of the plea of res judicata|
|DENNIS AKOMA & ANOR V. OBI OSENWOKWU & ORS||EVIDENCE – RES JUDICATA: When can a plaintiff validly raise a plea of res judicata|
|DR. ADEWUNMI ADEYEMI-BERO V. LSDPC & ANOR||EVIDENCE- DOCTRINE OF RES JUDICATA- meaning of- essential elements of|
|DR. S. O. MEZU V. CO-OPERATIVE & COMMERCE BANK NIG. PLC & ANOR||EVIDENCE – ESTOPPEL:- Whether needs to be pleaded in any particular manner|
|EKAETE BASSEY OKPOSIN & ORS. V. FLORENCE ASSAM (MRS.) & ORS||ESTOPPEL:- Condition precedent to successful plea of res judicata|
|EKPEZU V NDEM||ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel per rem judicatam -Conditions precedent to valid plea of.|
|EKPUK V. OKON||ESTOPPEL – RES JUDICATA:– Plea of res judicata – conditions governing the application of same – effect of a successful plea on the jurisdiction of the court.|
|ENEMUO V DIM||ESTOPPEL – RES JUDICATA:– Estoppel per rem judicatam – effect of a successful plea on jurisdiction of court – propriety of a trial court dismissing an action after sustaining a plea of estoppel per rem judicatam.
ESTOPPEL – RES JUDICATA:– Judgment of court tendered in court without being examined by oral evidence – whether could be examined by the trial court – whether such document has any probative value to support a plea of res judicata.
|ERONINI V IHEUKO||ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel per rem judicatam – Bar on subsequent Proceedings – Judicious consideration.|
|ETIM JEREMIAH AKPAN v THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF QUA IBOE CHURCH OF NIGERIA & ORS.||ESTOPPEL – RES JUDICATA – Plea of – principles governing the application of plea – Effect of successful plea.|
|EVANGELIST JACOB ONAKOVWE KPEKU & ORS. V. CHIEF DOUFA SIBEKENEKUMU & ORS||EVIDENCE – RES JUDICATA: Conditions that must be fulfilled for a plea of res judicata to succeed|
|EZE V. NWAUBANI||ESTOPPEL:– Doctrine of estoppel – function of.|
|EZEANYA V. OKEKE||
ESTOPPEL:- Estoppel per rem judicatam – Application of – Nature of – Whether a question of law.
ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Action against party in personal capacity – Judgment obtained thereon – Whether can operate as res judicata in subsequent action against defendant in representative capacity.
ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Doctrine of – Purport and import of – Section 54 of the Evidence Act considered.
|EZEKIEL ADEDAYO V ALHAJI YAKUBU BABALOLA AND ORS||ESTOPPEL – Estoppel per rem judicatam – Condition of sameness of parties – Scope of the term “sameness of parties” – Whether includes privies.|
|EZEKIEL APATA V. JAMES OLANLOKUN & ANORz||EVIDENCE – ESTOPPELS PER REM JUDICATEM:- Definition – How a plea of estoppel per rem judicatem is established – Essentials – Ientity of the parties (or privies) – Identity of the res, namely the subject-matter of the litigation – Identity of the claim and the issue in both the previous and the present action in which the plea is raised – Whether burden is on the party who sets out the defence to establish the same|
|EZUMA V UGWA||ESTOPPEL:- Res judicata – Previous judgment of competent court -Whether constitutes.|
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