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1961

 COURT

 CITATION

1.

ABDULLAHI ISA V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 101/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/3  (FSC)

2.

ABINKUMI V. M. KASIMU

HIGH COURT, NORTH

JD/15A/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/1  (HC-N)

3.

ABOABA V. KALAIWO

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

LD/46A/61

LN-e-LR/1961/1  (HC-L)

4.

ABUAH V. QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 243/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/5  (FSC)

5.

ABUGHOR ABGYULUWA AND OTHERS V. THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

HIGH COURT (WEST)

W/36.CA/61

LN-e-LR/1961/1  (HC-W)

6.

ADELEKE V. COLE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

F. S. C. 55/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/6  (FSC)

7.

ADEOYE V. T. A. ADEOYE

HIGH COURT(NORTH)

Z/24/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/2  (HC-N)

8.

AFOLABI V. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 153/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/7  (FSC)

9.

AGABA V. C. A. OTOBOSIN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 97/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/8  (FSC)

10.

AGBONMAGBE BANK LIMITED V. G. B. OLLIVANT

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

LD/29/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/2  (HC-L)

11.

AGHALUWHE V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 106/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/9  (FSC)

12.

AKINTOLA V. F. U. ANYIAM

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

LD/405/60

LN-e-LR/1961/3  (HC-L)

13.

AMALGAMATED PRESS V. ALLEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 118/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/10  (FSC)

14.

AMANKRA V. ZANKLEY

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F. S. C. 302/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/11  (FSC)

15.

AMEOKOJA V. MOHAMED BELLO EYIOWUAWI

HIGH COURT (WEST)

AB/38/61

LN-e-LR/1961/3  (HC-W)

16.

AOKO V. FAGBEMI

HIGH COURT (WEST)

M/12/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/4  (HC-W)

17.

ASIBIA ISHOLA AROMASHODUN V. EMMANUEL ODUNSI OGUNMEKAN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C.115/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/12  (FSC)

18.

ASUQUO AKPAN UKPONG V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

F.S.C. 366/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/13  (FSC)

19.

ATLAS (NIGERIA) LTD. V. STEVE RHODES

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

APPEAL NO. LD/3A/61

LN-e-LR/1961/4  (HC-L)

20.

ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE GAMBIA V. PIERRE SARR N'JIE

COURT OF APPEAL, (ENGLISH)

LN-e-LR/1961/3  (CA-E)

21.

ANYIAM V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

F.S.C. 365/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/2  (FSC)

22.

AZUOGALONUA V. OBIOZO

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C.237/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/14  (FSC)

23.

B.A. LAWAL AND ORS V. MESSRS. A. YOUNAN SONS

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

SUIT NO. FSC 223/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/15  (FSC)

24.

BABILLA V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C.4/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/16  (FSC)

  25.

BAFILLACE V. ZARIA N.A. POLICE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 262/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/17  (FSC)

26.

BALI V THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 143/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/18  (FSC)

27.

BARCLAYS BANK D.C.O. V.  MEMUNATU HASSAN

HIGH COURT (WEST)

AB/4/61

LN-e-LR/1961/5  (HC-W)

28.

BASSEY EDET BASSEY V. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 312/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/19  (FSC)

29.

BELLO ADELEKE V. BENJAMIN ADEWUSI

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

SUIT NO. FSC 64/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/20  (FSC)

30.

BENJAMIN L . MACFOY V. UNITED AFRICA COMPANY LTD

PRIVY COUNCIL



[1961] 3 ALL E. R. 1169

LN-e-LR/1961/2  (PC)

31.

BUBE V. GWANDU NATIVE AUTHORITY

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 188/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/21  (FSC)

32.

SHERIFF BUKAR V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 100/1961.

LN-e-LR/1961/22  (FSC)

33.

C.O.P. V. IGWE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 236/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/23  (FSC)

34.

CHANVER ABA AND ANOTHER V. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

HIGH COURT (NORTH)

JD/70CA/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/3  (HC-N)

35.

CALIGARA V. GIOVANNI SARTORI AND COMPANY LIMITED

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

LD/471/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/4  (HC-N)

36.

DINGLE V. ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS LTD AND OTHERS

COURT OF APPEAL (ENGLISH)

[1961] 21 ALL E.R. 897

LN-e-LR/1961/2  (CA-E)

37.

DIOKPA V. ESEKODI NNANDO

FEDERAL SUPERME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 125/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/24  (FSC)

38.

DISTRICT OFFICER V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

FSC 23/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/25  (FSC)

39.

DIXON GOKPA V. INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE

HIGH COURT (EAST)

APPEAL NO. P/7A/61

LN-e-LR/1961/1  (FSC)

40.

DRANK LTD. V. E. STEINFIEL

COURT OF APPEAL

[1961] 1 W.L.R.

LN-e-LR/1961/4  (CA-E)

41.

E. A. AJETUNMOBI V. ISAAC OMOWUNMI

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

LD/6A/61

LN-e-LR/1961/4  (FSC)

42.

E. R BANKOLE AND ORS V. LAMIDI TAPO

HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE (WEST)

1/139/55

LN-e-LR/1961/3  (HC-W)

43.

EDWARD ANIEMEKE AND ANOTHER V.
THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

F.S.C. 212/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/26  (FSC)

44.




45.

EKWEZE V. ENWELUM

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

FSC. 295/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/28  (FSC)

46.

ELEBUTE V. ALHAJI A.W. ODEKILEKUN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

FSC 86/67.

LN-e-LR/1961/28  (FSC)

47.

ELEPO V. OGANLA

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 89/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/29  (FSC)

48.

G. B. ADEYEMI V. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

HIGH COURT (WEST)

AK/7CA/60.

LN-e-LR/1961/5  (HC-W)

49.

GAFAI V. UNITED AFRICA COMPANY LIMITED

HIGH COURT (NORTH)

K/7/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/6  (HC-N)

50.

GAMIOBA AND OTHERS V. ESEZI II, THE ONODJIE OF OKPE, AND OTHERS

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 120/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/30  (FSC)

51.

GANIYU AGUNBIADE V. OKUNOGA AND CO

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

LD/56A/60

LN-e-LR/1961/7  (HC-L)

52.

GARABED GARABEDIAN V. ASAD JAMAKANI

HIGH COURT (EAST)

SUIT NO. P/26/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/8  (HC-E)

53.

GEORGE OSHIN V. INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

SUIT NO. FSC 326/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/31  (FSC)

54.

GOVERNOR-IN-COUNCIL V. OSHUNLAJA

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 378/1959

LN-e-LR/1961/32  (FSC)

55.

HONOURABLE BASHARU V. BORNU NATIVE AUTHORITY

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT, NIGERIA.

SUIT NO. FSC 297/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/33  (FSC)

56.

IBRAHIM DEMS V. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 77/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/34  (FSC)

56.

IDOWU AND ORS. V. AKINWUNMI

HIGH COURT (WEST)

HK/14/61

LN-e-LR/1961/12  (HC-L)

57.

IGBOEKWEZE V. QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 404/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/35  (FSC)

58.

IJALE V. A.G. LEVENTIS & CO.

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 60/1957

LN-e-LR/1961/36  (FSC)

59.

ISAAC V. REGINA

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 36/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/37  (FSC)

60.

ITULE V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 170/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/38  (FSC)

61.

J. S. TARKA AND FOUR OTHERS V. DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS

HIGH COURT NORTH

JD/18M/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/9  (HC-N)

62.

J.S. OLAWOYIN V. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

F.S.C. 73/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/39  (FSC)

63.

JAMES ALBERT DE GREGORY V. GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL

JUDICIAL COMMITTEE



[1961] 957 1 A.C.

LN-e-LR/1961/95

64.

JIMOH SOWOLE V. RAIMI EREWUNMI

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

LD/385/61

LN-e-LR/1961/10  (HC-L)

65.

JOHN AND EDEM DAN V. THE STATE

FEDERAL SUPREME COUR

SC.247/1966)

LN-e-LR/1961/40  (FSC)

66.

JOHN HOLT AND CO. (LIVERPOOL) LTD. V. HENRY FAJEMIROKUN (TRADING AS HENRY STEPHENS AND SONS)

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS



LD/249/1961.

LN-e-LR/1961/11  (HC-L)

67.




68.

KANDE V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

F.S.C. 125/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/42  (FSC)

69.

KHATOUN V. HOLLAN (W.A) LINES

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

F.S.C. 172/1960.

LN-e-LR/1961/43  (FSC)

70.

KINOSHI V. E.C. OGUNSHEYE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA


F.S.C. 134/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/44  (FSC)

71.

KIRARANGE V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

F.S.C. 253/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/45  (FSC)

72.

KUFEJI V. KOGBE

 

[1961] ANLR 122

LN-e-LR/1961/70

73.

KUSU V. SOKOTO NATIVE AUTHORITY

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F. S. C. 276/1962

LN-e-LR/1961/46  (FSC)

74.

LADIPO V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 171/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/47  (FSC)

75.

LAWAN V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 102/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/48  (FSC)

76.

LAYANJU V. EMMANUEL ARAOYE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

FSC 173/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/49  (FSC)

77.

LEBAGA V. E.M.L. ENDELEY

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

FSC.344/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/50  (FSC)

78.

LEVENTIS MOTORS LIMITED V. G. C. S. MBONU

HIGH COURT (NORTH)

JD/90/1959

LN-e-LR/1961/13  (HC-N)

79.

LIMOTA MOLADUN V. BADERINWA AJIKE

HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE (WEST)

I/58A/60

LN-e-LR/1961/14  (HC-W)

80.

LINCOLN V. DANIELS

COURT OF APPEAL (ENGLISH)

[1961] 3 ALL ER 740;

[1962] QB 237, CA.

LN-e-LR/1961/47 (CA-E)

81.

M. J. ETUK (BY HIS ATTORNEY, CHRISTOPHER OKON INYANG) V. E.ONABOLU

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

M/39/61

LN-e-LR/1961/15  (HC-L)

82.

MAMMAN V. GWANDU NATIVE AUTHORITY

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 33/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/51  (FSC)

83.

MBANU V. GODFREY MBANU

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C.84/1960.

LN-e-LR/1961/52  (FSC)

84.

MERCHANTS BANK LTD V. FEDERAL MINISTER OF FINANCE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 197/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/53  (FSC)

85.

MICHAEL AKPAN V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

F. S. C. 251/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/54  (FSC)

86.

MICHAEL IMOUDU AND OTHERS V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

F.S.C. 159/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/55  (FSC)

87.

MICHAEL OBIEFUNA V. ALEXANDER OKOYE

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

LD/85/1959

LN-e-LR/1961/16  (HC-L)

88.

WERNER MOELLER V. MONIER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (NIGERIA) LTD

HIGH COURT (EAST).

SUIT NO. R/61/60

LN-e-LR/1961/16  (HC-E)

89.

MOMO DABIRI V. CHIEF A.B. GBAJUMO

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

FSC 162/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/56  (FSC)

90.

N. T. BELL V. MRS E. E. EBENEZER

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

APPEAL NO. LD/59A/60

LN-e-LR/1961/17  (HC-N)

91.

NDIKUM V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 41/1961.

LN-e-LR/1961/57  (FSC)

92.

NTAH V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 308/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/58  (FSC)

93.

NWABUOKU V. P. N. OTTIH

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C.335/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/59  (FSC)

94.

NWACHI V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 110/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/60  (FSC)

95.

NWACHUKWU V. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C.180/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/61  (FSC)

96.

OBADENEJI OMOHODION V. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

[1961] NSCC 245

LN-e-LR/1961/62  (FSC)

97.

OBI V. DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C.56/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/63  (FSC)

98.

ODULERE V. QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 161/1961.

LN-e-LR/1961/64  (FSC)

99.

ODUNSI V. OJORA

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 297/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/65  (FSC)

100.

OGAMIOBA V. OGHENE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT

FSC. 61/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/66  (FSC)

101.

OGUNREMI V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 205/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/67  (FSC)

102.

OJIEGBE V. UBANI

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 363/1960.

LN-e-LR/1961/68  (FSC)

103.

OJO V. W. J. FALAIYE

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 104/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/69  (FSC)

104.

OJO V. QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

[1961] 2 SCNLR 222.

LN-e-LR/1961/70  (FSC)

105.

OJOMA V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 234/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/71  (FSC)

106.

OKPE URHOBO COMMUNITY, SAPELE V. CHIEF D.O. OGHENE & CO

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT.

SUIT NO. FSC 61/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/72  (FSC)

107.

OPUTA V. THE DIRECTOR OF AUDIT (W.R)

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 35/1961.

LN-e-LR/1961/73  (FSC)

108.

ORUKUMAKPOR V. ITEBU

PRIVY COUNCIL

LN-e-LR/1961/10  (PC)

109.

OWE V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 332/1961.

LN-e-LR/1961/74  (FSC)

110.

OWONYIN V. OMOTOSHO

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C.249/1960

LN-e-LR/1961/75  (FSC)

111.

OGUNSANMI V. C. A FURNITURE (W A.) CO. LTD.

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F. S. C. 153/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/77  (FSC)

112.

PETER ABIOLA AND OTHERS V. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

HIGH COURT, WEST

LN-e-LR/1961/19  (HC-W)

113.

PATRICK JACOB OSOBA V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT


LN-e-LR/1961/76  (FSC)

114.


HIGH COURT WEST

LN-e-LR/1961/20  (HC-W)

115.

S.G. ARIRAN V. R. ADEPOJU

HIGH COURT OF LAGOS

LD/51 A/61

LN-e-LR/1961/21  (HC-L)

116.

THE BRITISH AND FRENCH BANK LIMITED V. S. O. AKANDE (TRADING AS AKANDE BROS. & CO.)

HIGH COURT (WEST)

NO. 1/220/61

LN-e-LR/1961/22  (HC-W)

117.

UDO V. EKO

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 216/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/78  (FSC)

118.

UMORU V. QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 14/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/79  (FSC)

119.

UMUNNA V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C.227/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/80  (FSC)

120.

USO V. OKOTIE-EBOH

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C. 407/1959

LN-e-LR/1961/81  (FSC)

121.

UTUK V. THE QUEEN

FEDERAL SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA

F.S.C.292/1961

LN-e-LR/1961/82  (FSC)