ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF NASARAWA STATE V ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF PLATEAU STATE

SUBJECT-MATTER

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW-ORIGINAL JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME COURT-INTERPRETATION OF STATUTE-LAW OF EVIDENCE-ESTOPPEL

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW- LAW OF EVIDENCE-ESTOPPEL

 “It is basic that where the words of a statute are plain and free from ambiguity, same should be given their ordinary and grammatical meaning”

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

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IDOWU DAUDA V ATTORNEY –GENERAL LAGOS STATE

SUBJECT-MATTER

 ESTOPPEL

ESTOPPEL- ESTOPPEL PER REM JUDICATA

“Where a judgment, i.e. a final judicial decision has been pronounced on the merits by a court with the requisite jurisdiction over the parties and the subject matter, any party in such suit as against any other party is estopped in a subsequent suit from disputing such decision on the merits.”

Per Bode Rhodes-Vivour J.S.C.

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