The appellant was charged with the murder of one Zonvanya on 8th June 1959 but prosecution evidence showed that the murder occurred on 8th January 1959.
The appellant was convicted for assault by a magistrate who condemned the appellant and the police in strong terms.
The appellant sought to quash her conviction for murder on the grounds that it was based on the evidence of a medical expert who was not in the country and that the registrar did not state he kne
The appellant, who was unrepresented by counsel, was convicted of the offence of defilement of a girl under the age of 11 by uncorroborated evidence of young boys and girls.
The appellant opened a current account through which he administered the estate of the deceased without letters of administration.
The Plaintiff/appellant entered into a registered lease 1960, which he acquires with one Owo Ajonkwu Awele who died soon after the lease was executed.
The appellant loaned the deceased, his motor-cycle, the seat cover got lost. The deceased pleaded to buy a replacement but the appellant insisted on the lost one.
This is an appeal by the defendant against the order of the High Court of the Western Region holden at Ibadan, made on the 21st August, 1959, entering judgment for the plaintiff “on his claim again
The appellant was deposed by the Governor and sought to quash the Governor’s order of approval and recognition of the appointment of Amusa Momoh as the Olukare of Ikare.
The appellants employment was terminated by the respondent. The appellant contends that the termination was invalid in that it was not approved by the minister under the local government law.
The appellants filed action for trespass and injunction against the respondents who were found also to be in possession of part of the land in dispute.
The appellant instituted action via petition of right for compensation.
The respondent, who had an office in London where the appellants design was registered, infringed on the appellants design forcing the appellant sell his products at reduced prices and eventually
The trial judge in convicting the appellant for stealing called a former co- accused and treated him as the prosecution witness.
The appellant agreed to clear certain goods for the .respondent, there was a statement that the agreement was subject to terms and conditions which will be made available upon request.
The appellant was appointed Assistant Registration Officer but had ceased to occupy the office at the time of the election.
The defendant/appellant appealed to the Supreme Court against the judgment of the High Court and the court of appeal which judgment granted a declaration of title to the plaintiff/respondent in res
The 1st appellant was born when the deceased was married under the act while the 2nd appellant was born when the deceaseds wife was dead.
The appellant made a publication to the minister and the public through newspaper publications to the effect that the customary court was being used to punish action congress members.
The appellants appointment was terminated when the respondent reached a resolution to reengage sacked former employees, he had been appointed to fill one of the vacancies.
The appellant was seen by two witnesses killing the deceased. The witnesses testified that the appellant murdered the deceased as a revenge for the killing of one chief Etur by the deceased.
the respondent in this appeal was declared the duly elected candidate of Warri constituency at the election to the House of Representatives held on 12th December, 1959.
The respondent in this appeal was the petitioner before Charles, J., in an Election Petition in respect of the election to the House of Representatives for Egba North held on the 12th day of Decemb
The appellant was convicted for arson on the evidence given with respect to a second count which was wrongly added to the charge.
The appellant sent some copies of his petition to the courts registry but did not pay filing fees until after more than 30 days the election was conducted.
The appellant was charged for murder. The only evidence against him was that a machete was found in his house and that analysis of the machete showed it had human blood.
Police officers entered the respondents house without warrant; they were assaulted while trying to prevent the respondent from concealing the content of a bag which the appellant asked his wife to
The respondent took a sublease from the appellant on the understanding that temporary buildings cannot stay on the land for more than two years.
The petitioner alleged that the respondent counted unmarked ballot papers and therefore the election should be nullified but did not state the numbers of unmarked ballot papers and how it affected
The appellant was charged for murder. The only evidence against him relates to the registration of the car which was stolen after the deceased was murdered.