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A. A. MACAULAY V. NAL MERCHANT BANK LTD


A.C.B. LTD V. KOTUN

 

A.G. LEVENTIS NIGERIA PLC V. AKPU

 

A-G. FEDERATION V. ALKALI

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Hire purchase Agreement - Claim for money owed to Federal Government - Balance due on Hire Purchase agreements - Supreme Court Rules, 1961 Order 7 Rule 24 - Appeals (Civil) to Supreme Court - Additional evidence - Circumstances for allowing where none shown by applicant

A J BEKHOR AND CO LTD V. BILTON (CA

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR LAW:- Recovery of pecuniary claims – Use of Mareva Injunction to prevent dissipation of assets or defendants absconding

ABDULHAMID V. AKAR

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR LAW:- Recovery of debt – Use of military personnel or privileges to harass or intimidate debtor – Attitude of courts thereto

ADEBAYO V. JOHNSON

 

ADEPATE V. BABATUNDE AND ANOR.

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR LAWAUCTION:– Requirement of seven days notice before sale by auction under section 19 of Auctioneers Law – Whether can be waived by parties in their contract.

ADEWOYIN V. ADEYEYE

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Receivership - Order for payment – Default - Contempt-Committal- W.N. Sheriffs and Civil Process Rules, (W.N. Cap. 116), O.VIII r. 13-W.N. Sheriffs and Civil Process Law, (W.N. Cap. 116), sec. 54-Debtors Act, 1869 (32 and 33 Vict. c. 52) – How treated

ADIATU LADUNNI & ANOR. V. WEMA BANK LIMITED & ANOR. - Copy

 

ADO IBRAHIM AND COMPANY LTD V. BENDEL CEMENT COMPANY LTD

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR - INSOLVENCY:- Application to wind-up a company due to inability of company to pay its debts – Necessity for the debt to be proved – Effect of failure thereto – Where debt is bona fide being disputed and the matter is pending a court of law – Legal effect

ADOSCO NIGERIA LTD. & ANOR V. CHILEWA INVESTMENT LTD.

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Recovery of money – How treated

AFRICAN CONTINENTAL BANK LIMITED V. AWOGBORO

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR – MORTGAGE:- Unpaid mortgagee - Right to sell property – Proper treatment

AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL BANK LTD. V. LEE AND TEE INDUSTRIES LTD.

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:– Loan secured by way of Mortgagee - Power of sale - Exercise of - Whether can be affected by dispute on amount owed or pending redemption action

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR - MORTGAGE:- Mortgage debt - Fixing date for repayment of - Effect of - Whether indicates parties' intention that payment be made on named date

AFRICAN REINSURANCE CORPORATION V. JDP CONSTRUCTION NIGERIA LIMITED

 

AIR VIA LIMITED V. ORIENTAL AIRLINES LIMITED

DEBTOR AND CREDITORWINDING UP – INSOLVENCY:- Petition on ground of inability to pay debt - Basis of - Where debt still in issue - Whether winding-up order can be made

AJOSE V. AGUSTO

 

AKANDE V. GEN. ELECT. CO. AND OTHERS

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Recovery of commissions due on an International Sales Representation Agreement plus interest – Litigation arising therefrom – Service of writs and entering of appearance of parties connected therewith

AKINNOLA V. FASEUN

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Claim by money lender - Question of amount and acknowledgment – How treated

ALBERT OLUWOLE OBIKOYA V. WEMA BANK LIMITED

DEBTOR AND CREDDITOR – SURETYSHIP:- Contract of guarantee - When payment by guarantor of the total sum guaranteed can discharge guarantor

ALEX LAWRIE FACTORS LTD V. MODERN INJECTION MOULDS LTD

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Recovery of Debt – Liquidated sum for goods sold and delivered - Interest -Jurisdiction to include interest in default judgment

ALFA KAMORU SALAWU V. MRS. Z. S. ADEBANKE & ANOR

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR LAW:- Supreme Court decision in the case of Leedo Presidential Motel Ltd V. Bank of The North – List of what a Judgment creditor must prove to entitle him to dispose off the immovable property of the Judgment debtor - Section 44 of the Sheriff and Civil Process Law - Need to show by evidence what steps if any have already been taken to enforce the Judgment and with what effect – Need to show what sum remains under the Judgment – Need to show that there is no movable property of the judgment debtor or one sufficient enough to satisfy the judgment debt can be found – Whether it is fair and just that the judgment debtor be put on notice – Whether court should consider the civil rights and obligation of the Judgment debtor

ALIMS NIGERIA LIMITED V. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Banking practices - Floating Debenture executed between the debtor and bank registered in Lands Registry – Whether can be unilaterally altered from the status of loan to overdraft thus attracting higher interest - Computation of interest on granted facilities alleged to be arbitrary and without any legal basis - How treated

ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS V. PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY & ORS (2)

 

ALLI V. ALLEN

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR LAW: - Sheriff’s Interpleader Summons - Attachment of immovable property of judgment debtor by leave of the High Court towards the full satisfaction of judgment debt – Where execution on property is contested by third part asserting encumbrances by way of mortgages over the property

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR LAW – MONEY LENDER:- Enforcement of security by way of undischarged mortgage for unpaid loan - Time within which to com­mence action - S.30, Money Lenders Act, 1958 – Need to comply with same – Effect of failure thereto

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR LAW: - Judgment Debtor – Existence of multiple creditors – Priority of claims – Relevant considerations – Effect of limitation laws thereof

ALLOYSIUS AKPAJI V. FRANCIS UDEMBA

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR – LOAN – RECEIVER/MANAGER:- Friendly loan given towards repair of vehicle – Where creditor made Manager of vehicle – Duty of account – Implication

AMALGAMATED INVESTMENT AND PROPERTY CO LTD (IN LIQUIDAZION) V. TEXAS COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL BANK LTD

 

ANAMBRA STATE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION V. EMEKWU

 

ANDOOR AGINDE V. REGINA

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR LAW:- Self-help – Effect of taking the law into one’s hand in the collection of debt – Attitude of court thereto

ANTONIO ASSAF V. OLATUNJI FUWA AND OTHERS

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Mortgage contracts secured by way of land – Sale of equitable interest by mortgagor to discharge mortgage – Double sale – Claim for specific performance by first purchaser on ground of priority – Effect

APENE V. BARCLAYS BANK OF NIGERIA AND ANOTHER

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Banking practices - Overdraft facilities - Legal Mortgage of Property - Power of Sale under Mortgage Deed exercised - Writ of Summons to set aside sale - Issue of validity of Mortgage Deed raised for first time.

AREFUNWON V. BARBER

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR - EVIDENCE:- Possessory title - Standard of proof - Quantum of proof neces­sary to support claim

AREWA PAPER CONVERTERS LTD V. N.D.I.C. (NIG. UNIVERSAL BANK LTD.)

DEBT AND CREDITOR LAW:- Action for the recovery of the debt from the Appellant under the undefended list procedure before the Failed Banks Tribunal Kano Zone – Judgments given with reliefs sought against debtor - Subsequent dissolution of the Failed Bank Tribunals and the transfer of all pending part heard matters to the Federal High Court for hearing and determination, came into force – Application to the High Court to set aside judgment of the Failed Bank Tribunals – How treated

ASHE V. MUMFORD AND OTHERS

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Insolvency & Bankruptcy – Insolvency Act 1986, s423 – Council tenant’s right to buy discount

AUTO IMPORT EXPORT V. ADEBAYO

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Guarantor of unpaid debt – Liability – How determined

AYOKE V. BELLO

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR - HIRE PURCHASE:‑ Hire purchase agreement ‑ Requirement of hirer’s signature thereto ‑ Rationale for ‑ Whether mandatory

B. I. AIKABELI V. AFRICAN PETROLEUM PLC

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:– Recovery of debt via Undefended List procedure – Admission of a liquidated debt in writing – Effect of

B.O. MORRIS LTD V. PERROTT AND BOLTON

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Recovery of payment for value not delivered – Dishonoured Check – Claim amounting to double satisfaction – Attitude of court thereto

BAKARE V. OKENLA

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR:- Recovery professional fees by legal practitioner - Failure to serve bill of charges as required by s.11 of the Legal Practitioners Act, 1962 - Effect.

BALOGUN V. OBISANYA

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR - MONEY-LENDERS - Failure to supply mortgagor with copy of mortgage within 7 days - Sale of property to bona fide purchaser for value - Effect.

DEBTOR AND CREDITOR - MONEY-LENDERS - Failure to supply mortgagor with copy of mortgage deed within 7 days - Section 12(1) Money-Lenders Ordinance Cap 136 - Effect.

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