BFI GROUP CORPORATION V BUREAU OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

SUBJECT-MATTER

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

ENFORCEABLE CONTRACT

DUTY OF COURT

EVIDENCE

It is to be noted right away that it is the duty of a court to take into cognizance the comprehensive and unequivocal wordings of the series of agreements between the parties. This point is rooted on the principle that where there is a dispute between parties to a written agreement as in this case the only authoritative and legal source of the information for the purpose of resolving same is the written document executed by the parties

Per J.A. Fabiyi J.S.C.

Click here to view case

Advertisements

GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY V. HARRY AYOADE AKANDE &4 ORS.

SUBJECT MATTER

FAIR HEARING

1. FAIR HEARING- PRINCIPLE OF

2. DUTY OF COURTS- JUDGES MUST HEAR ALL APPLICATIONS MADE BY LITIGANTS.

3. PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE- WHEN AN APPLICATION CAN BE DISMISSED.

    A judge must hear all applications, no matter how simple or frivolous they may appear, and it is only after counsel is afforded a hearing that an order striking out the motion can be said to be appropriate”. Bode Rhodes- Vivour, JSC.

Click here to view case