Mrs Funke Adekoya will moderate the second session of day 2 of the Law week of Nigerian Bar Association(NBA) titled The Rainmaker. Continue reading NBA Lagos law week- Funke Adekoya,Gbenga Oyebode,Mfon Usoro for The Rainmaker session
Paul Usoro SAN in his goodwill message to the Nigerian Bar Association,Lagos branch on the occasion of the 2018 Law week has described the theme of the law week as timely. Continue reading NBA Lagos Law week theme timely-Paul Usoro
Courtroom Mail has obtained a copy of the courts Judgement in the controversial case of State V Ilukena where a police man killed his wife’s lover.
During the first week of April alone, the High Court in Namibia handed down four decisions in cases where men had committed murder in relation to their domestic partners. Continue reading NAM:The controversial case of State V Ilukena-Courtroom Mail obtains Judgment
Seventeen Nigerian migrants who survived a deadly sea crossing last year have filed a lawsuit against Italy for violating their rights by supporting Libya’s efforts to return them to North Africa, their lawyers said on Tuesday. Continue reading NIG: 17 Nigerian migrants sue Italy for returning them to Libya
Former President Jacob Zuma threatened to take his predecessor Thabo Mbeki to court if he did not agree to continue funding the costs of his corruption prosecution defense. Continue reading SA: Zuma threatened to sue Mbeki over legal fees
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono says he was forced to print money even when he knew it would cause hyperinflation because the government was desperate to forestall a coup by hungry soldiers. Continue reading ZIM: Former governor admits to printing cash-This is his reason
Former president Robert Mugabe has been holding secret meetings with a prominent lawyer amid indications the opposition National Patriotic Front (NPF) wants the 40-year-old businessman to challenge President Emmerson Mnangagwa in elections due in two months. Continue reading ZIM:Mugabe in talks with opposition lawyer-Brews Another Surprise
WHAT HAPPENS WHERE BOTH PARTIES LAYING CLAIM TO A LAND FAIL TO PROVE TITLE TO THE LAND?
GWAMILE v. IDIH & ANOR (2018) LPELR-44139(CA)
PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW
It is the law, that for a person to be entitled to the legal ownership of a land, he has to establish his root of title. There are five fundamental ways of proving title to land. A foremost authority, in which these prerequisites were prescribed, is the case of Idundun v. Okumagba (1976) 9-10 SC 227 where the Supreme Court prescribed five ways of proving title to land to be by traditional evidence; by document of title; by various acts of ownership numerous and positive and extending over a length of time as to warrant the inference of ownership; by act of lawful enjoyment and possession of the land; and by proof of possession of adjacent land in circumstances which render it probable that the owner of such land would in addition be the owner of the other land. Continue reading What happens where both parties laying claim to land fail to prove title to the Land
Whether Regulatory Agencies can impose fines without recourse to the Court
WHETHER REGULATORY AGENCIES CAN IMPOSE FINES WITHOUT RECOURSE TO THE COURT
NATIONAL OIL SPILL DETECTION AND RESPONSE AGENCY (NOSDRA) v. MOBIL PRODUCING NIGERIA UNLIMITED (EXXONMOBIL) (2018) LPELR-44210(CA)
PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE