Jimoh Alabi Alapo .v. Augutus O. Agbokere

Subject Matter – Land law – Plea of Estoppel per rem judicatam: condition precedent to succeed.

-a judgement between the same parties over the same subject matter and issues, is forever biding on their privies not because the judgement is right. The rationale behind the doctrine of estoppel is expressed in the legal maxim-interest republicae ut sit finis litium. it is in the interest of the state that their must be an end to litigation

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