IS A THUMB IMPRESSION (IN PLACE OF A SIGNATURE) ON A PROPERTY DOCUMENT VALID?

Category: Real Estate / Infrastructure

Where a party to a property transaction is unlettered (illiterate), visually impaired (blind) or has a challenge (medical or other condition) that makes...

NBA 2024 ELECTIONS: ECNBA BANS CAMPAIGN BY CANDIDATES AND SUPPORTERS

Category: Nigerian Bar AssociationUncategorized

Distinguished Colleagues,  The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) has issued ECNBA Notice No. 5 reiterating the ban on campaign...

Webinar: Accessing Capital – Africa’s Fintechs

Category: Uncategorized

We are delighted to invite you to attend the 2023 edition of the Accessing Capital series co-hosted by Jackson, Etti & Edu and ADSERO – Ragy Soliman...

Instances in which burden of proof lies on the person asserting the negative

Category: Practice & Procedure

“I am in no doubt that this argument of appellants about negative and positive assertions is misconceived, for while it is true that the burden of proof...

Whether money expended on any repairs can be converted to rent

Category: Real Estate / Infrastructure

“The issue under consideration, which touches on the Respondent’s claim, is simply whether money expended on any repairs can be converted into rent...

WHY YOU NEED TO DO YOUR CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY AND GOVERNOR’S CONSENT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Category: Real Estate / Infrastructure

If a property owner (mistakenly or fraudulently) sells the same property to two (or more) different people at different times, the first person to register his...

Whether a public document tendered and marked rejected in the same course of proceedings can still be re-tendered and admitted into evidence

Category: Practice & Procedure

  REGENCY (OVERSEAS) CO. LTD V. ARIORI & ORS (2019) LPELR-47281(CA)  “The main issue in controversy is one dealing with whether a public...

Contract of Service / Contract for Service ??? – Factors to consider

Category: Labour & Employment

The Supreme Court of Nigeria in the case of SHENA SECURITY CO. LTD VS – AFROPAK (NIG) LID & 2 OTHERS (2008) LPELR 368/2002; (2008) 18 NWLR (pt.1118)...

Appellate Hearing: Tips to settle your nerves!

Category: Practice & Procedure

This is just a random post I felt should go out immediately. Perhaps I’ll edit in future, but right now, the tips should go out. More often than not,...

How Evidence of Correspondence is Proved

Category: Practice & Procedure

Practice Note:   How Evidence of Correspondence is proved:    SUIT NO. NICN/ABJ/144/2017 AYO OYARERO VS THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION  ...

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