OJENIRAN V OJENIRAN

Family Law

OJENIRAN V OJENIRAN

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE ILORIN JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT ILORIN ON FRIDAY, 29TH JUNE, 2018 Appeal No: CA/IL/112/17 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: MOJEED ADEKUNLE OWOADE, JCA CHIDI NWAOMA UWA, JCA HAMMA AKAWU BARKA, JCA BETWEEN MRS. MAYOWA ADERONKE OJENIRAN (APPELLANT) AND MR. JOSHUA FEMI OJENIRAN (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. EVIDENCE 1. Unchallenged Evidence

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KPILAH V NGWU

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE JOS JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT JOS ON MONDAY, 7TH MAY, 2018 Suit No: CA/J/353/2016 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM, JCA HABEEB ADEWALE OLUMUYIWA ABIRU, JCA ELFRIEDA OLUWAYEMISI WILLIAMS-DAWODU, JCA BETWEEN DONAL TERSER KPILAH (APPELLANT) AND DORCAS OGBONNAIYA JOHN NGWU (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENT A. APPEAL 1. Grounds of Appeal

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AYEMOBA V AYEMOBA

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE KADUNA JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT KADUNA ON FRIDAY, 22ND JUNE, 2018 Suit No: CA/K/382/2016 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: UZO IFEYINWA NDUKWE-ANYANWU, JCA MOHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA, JCA OBANDE FESTUS OGBUINYA, JCA BETWEEN DR. OJOR AYEMOBA (APPELLANT) AND MRS OLUBUNMI AYEMOBA (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENT A. ACTION 1. Reliefs – How a

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ORERE V ORERE

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE BENIN JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT BENIN ON FRIDAY, 7TH APRIL, 2017 Appeal No: CA/B/124/2009 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: PHILOMENA MBUA EKPE, JCA SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI, JCA MOORE ASEIMO A. ADUMEIN, JCA BETWEEN MR. RICHARD ORERE (APPELLANT) AND MRS. JULIET ORERE (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENT A. EVIDENCE 1. Onus of Proof

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MGBEAHURUIKE V MGBEAHURUIKE

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE OWERRI JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT OWERRI ON THURSDAY, 4TH MAY, 2017 Appeal No: CA/OW/178/2015 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA, JCA ITA GEORGE MBABA, JCA TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE, JCA BETWEEN MRS. GETRUDE N. MGBEAHURUIKE (APPELLANT) AND MR. ROLAND C. MGBEAHURUIKE (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENT A. APPEAL 1. Interference with

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OGUNTOYINBO V OGUNTOYINBO

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE IBADAN JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT IBADAN ON FRIDAY, 10TH FEBRUARY, 2017 Appeal No: CA/I/290/2012 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA, JCA HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI, JCA NONYEREM OKORONKWO, JCA BETWEEN MRS. OLUFUNMILAYO DORCAS OGUNTOYINBO (APPELLANT) AND OLATOKUNBO LADIPO OGUNTOYINBO (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. MATRIMONIAL CAUSES 1. Dissolution of Marriage

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EBHONU V EBHONU

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE BENIN JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT BENIN ON THURSDAY, 11TH MAY, 2017 Appeal No: CA/B/193/2013 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: PHILOMENA MBUA EKPE, JCA SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI, JCA MOORE ASEIMO ABRAHAM ADUMEIN, JCA BETWEEN MARILYN EKUNDAYO EBHONU (APPELLANT) AND COURAGE IMAFIDON EBHONU (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. MATRIMONIAL CAUSES 1. Matrimonial Proceedings

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OLOWU V OLOWU

READ CASE SUMMARY IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON FRIDAY, THE 13TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 1985 APPEAL NO: SC.101/1984 CITATION: SC (1985) 12 LLIR 1 Alternative Citation: (1985) 3 NWLR (Pt. 13) 372   Before Their Lordships MOHAMMED BELLO, J.S.C. ANDREWS OTUTU OBASEKI, J.S.C. MUHAMMADU LAWAL UWAIS, J.S.C. DAHUNSI OLUGBEMI COKER, J.S.C. CHUKWUDIFU AKUNNE

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OLOWU V OLOWU (case summary)

READ FULL JUDGEMENT IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON FRIDAY, THE 13TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 1985 APPEAL NO: SC.101/1984 CITATION: SC (1985) 12 LLER 1 Alternative Citation: (1985) 3 NWLR (Pt. 13) 372  Before Their Lordships MOHAMMED BELLO, J.S.C. ANDREWS OTUTU OBASEKI, J.S.C. MUHAMMADU LAWAL UWAIS, J.S.C. DAHUNSI OLUGBEMI COKER, J.S.C. CHUKWUDIFU AKUNNE OPUTA

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ALAKE VS PRAT

IN THE WEST AFRICAN COURT OF APPEAL HOLDEN IN LAGOS ON JULY 19TH, 1955 CITATION: WACA (1955) 7 LLIR 1 BEFORE THEIR LORDSHIPS FOSTER-SUTTON, P. (Delivered the Lead Judgment), COUSSEY, J. A., ABBOTT J. (NIGERIA), Succession to intestate estate—the rule of lex naturalis—customary law in Yoruba—legitimacy as foundation for succession LEAD JUDGEMENT DELIVERED BY FOSTER-SUTTON,

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