Abubakri v Smith

Company Law

Abubakri v Smith

READ CASE SUMMARY IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON WEDNESDAY, THE 27Th DAY OF JUNE, 1973 APPEAL NO: SC.195/1971 CITATION: (1973) 6 LLER 1 Alternative Citation: Abubakari v. Smith (1973) 6 S.C. 24 Before Their Lordships TASLIM OLAWALE ELIAS, J.S.C. GEORGE SODEINDE SOWEMIMO, J.S.C. DAN IBEKWE, J.S.C. BETWEEN Alhaji Immam N. Abubakri and Ors.

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SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF NIGERIA LTD. V E.N.NWAWKA

READ SUMMARY OF JUDGEMENT IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON FRIDAY, THE 24TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2003 APPEAL NO: SC.285/2000 CITATION: (2003) 1 LLER 1 Alternative Citations: (2003) 6 NWLR (Pt.815)184 Before Their Lordships SALIHU MODIBBO ALFA BELGORE, J.S.C. ANTHONY IKECHUKWU IGUH, J.S.C. SAMSON ODEMWINGIE UWAIFO, J.S.C. AKINTOLA OLUFEMI EJIWUNMI, J.S.C. EMMANUEL OLAYINKA AYOOLA,

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DARIO CALIGARA V GIOVANNI SARTORI AND COMPANY LIMITED

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS 18th September, 1961 DARIO CALIGARA (Plaintiff) V. GIOVANNI SARTORI AND COMPANY LIMITED (Defendant) Coram: Sowemimo J. A. COMPANY LAW 1. Pre-incorporation Contract–are pre-incorporation contracts binding on the company? The law is that “A Company is not bound by contracts purporting to be entered into on its behalf by its promoters or

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Attorney-General v Great Eastern Railway Co(Abridged)

Attorney-General v Great Eastern Railway Co Citation: (1880) 5 AC 473 Coram: Lord Blackburn, Lord Watson, Lord Selborne LC Ratio: An Act of Parliament authorised a company to construct a railway. Two other companies combined and contracted with the first to supply rolling stock. An injunction was brought to try to restrain this, saying that

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ADAMS V CAPE INDUSTRIES PLC

COURT OF APPEAL [1990] Ch 433   ADAMS V CAPE INDUSTRIES PLC Adams v Cape Industries plc is the leading UK company law case on separate legal personality and limited liability of shareholders. The case also addressed long-standing issues under the English conflict of laws as to when a company would be resident in a

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AGBONMAGBE BANK LIMITED V. 1. GENERAL MANAGER, G. B. OLLIVANT LTD.

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS 7TH MARCH, 1961 SUIT NO: LD/29/1960; CITATION: HC (1961) 3 LLIR 1 BEFORE: DICKSON, J. BETWEEN AGBONMAGBE BANK LIMITED (Plaintiff) V. 1. GENERAL MANAGER, G. B. OLLIVANT LTD. 2. MR. JAMESON, THE SALES MANAGER, G. B. OLLIVANT (Defendant) (SUBJECT: ACTION AGAINST A NON-JURISTIC PERSON) Judgement delivered by DICKSON, J. By his

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ASHBURY RLY CARRIAGE AND IRON CO LTD V RICHE

HOUSE OF LORDS Citation: (1875) LR 7 HL 653 ASHBURY RLY CARRIAGE AND IRON CO LTD V RICHE   SUBJECTS: companies, objects clause, corporate capacity, ultra vires Facts Incorporated under the Companies Act 1862, the Ashbury Railway Carriage and Iron Company Ltd’s memorandum, clause 3, said its objects were “to make and sell, or lend

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BARNETT, HOARES, & CO V THE SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS COMPANY

COURT OF APPEAL 10 May 1887 18 QBD 1887 BARNETT, HOARES, & CO V THE SOUTH LONDON TRAMWAYS COMPANY   Lord Esher, MR Fry and Lope, LJJ Principal and Agent – Authority – Secretary of Company, Representation by. The tramway company employed contractors to execute certain works. By the contract the defendants had a right

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COTMAN V BROUGHAM

COTMAN V BROUGHAM [1918] AC 514 Cotman v Brougham [1918] AC 514 is UK company law case concerning the objects clause of a company, and the problems involving the ultra vires doctrine. It held that a clause stipulating the courts should not read long lists of objects as subordinate to one another was valid. This

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