PDP V. ROCHAS OKOROCHA & 10 ORS.

SUBJECT MATTER

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE –

 1. APPEALS- FINAL COURT OF APPEAL IN ELECTION PETITION.

2. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW- PURPORT OF THE PROVISIONS OF S. 285 (7) OF THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA.

3. JUDGMENT- REASONS FOR DECISIONS OF COURTS MUST BE PROVIDED ON TIME.

4. JURISDICTION -ESSENCE OF

5. JURISDICTION- WHEN IT CAN BE RAISED

6. PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE- WHEN COURTS CAN RAISE ISSUES SUO MOTU.

7. JUDGMENT- CONTENTS OF

8. PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE- EFFECT OF CARRYING OUT AN ACT OUT OF TIME

 

“An action or anything done after expiration of the time prescribed is a nullity. Where the limitation of time is imposed in a constitution or statute unless they make provision for extension of time, the court cannot extend time.” Olufunlola Oyelola Adekeye  JSC.

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