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ADAMS V. ADAMS

EDUCATION AND LAW: Tertiary education teachers – Sexually immoral professors – Effect on image of institutions and justice administration

ADEGBOLA V FOLARANMI

 

ADEKUNLE V. UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT

 

ADEREMI ADEDAMOLA AJIDAHUN  v MRS. DAPHINE OTERI AJIDAHUN

EDUCATION AND LAW – CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS:- Evidence that child requires special education – Evidence that a parent has been providing suitable education for child of the marriage for which divorce petition has been granted – Relevance in determine proper custodial orders

ADESANOYE V. ADESANOYE

EDUCATION AND LAW:- Education of children of divorced parents – Use of court orders to secure same – How treated

 

ADEYEMI V ADEYEMI

EDUCATION AND LAW: - Divorce proceedings and custody of children - Mother who is a also student and resident in a place of education – Whether suitable person to award custody of children of marriage and maintenance for same – How treated

AJIDAHUN V. AJIDAHUN

 

AKINTEMI AND 2 OTHERS V. PROF. C. A. ONWUMECHILI AND 2 OTHERS

EDUCATION LAW:- Tertiary education – Award of degrees – Whether success in Prescribed examinations is not all that is required for earning a degree – Whether there can be no question of publication of results until the Senate has considered the result of each student and pronounced on his or her fitness to be conferred or awarded the degree of the university – Whether the Senate can be compelled to publish a result or make an award of its degree by a court

EDUCATION LAW:- Examination Malpractice – Powers of the university to discipline students over same – Where ‘suspension’ or punitive measure quashed by court by way of certiorari due to procedural error – Whether precludes the institution from taking any further action thereto against those students suspected of examination malpractices

EDUCATION LAW:- Tertiary institution established by statute – The Visitor – Powers and functions – Distinction between failure of Visitor to act as required and preferring to act one way or another – Whether court can issue an order of mandamus compelling the Visitor to act one way or the other – Whether court can perform visitorial duties

ANYAH V IYAYI

EDUCATION AND LAW - UNIVERSITY – SECURITY OF TENURE OF ACADEMIC STAFF:- Termination of employment of employee of statutorily established University - Exercise of powers under Section 16 of the University of Benin Edict No. 3 of 1971- University Council acting independently of Visitor - Subsequent ratification of termination by Visitor - Whether ousts jurisdiction court under Public Officers (Special Provisions) Decree No. 17 of 1984.

EDUCATION AND LAW – UNIVERSITY:- Public University – Powers and Role of Visitor to University – Visitor as Head of State - Whether power and functions of Visitor qua  Visitor under the establishment Act are different from role of the Office of the Head of State regarding the same university - Whether powers of Visitor and Head of State interchangeable – Implication for administration of university

APAMPA V THE STATE

EDUCATION AND LAW:- Governance of a university – Centrality of the Establishment Statute in determining the role of Senate and Council – Non-academic staff of University appointed by council – Whether deemed a public officer – Relevant considerations

AREHIA & ANOR V. THE STATE

EDUCATION AND LAW:- Security of School Premises – 8 year old killed in bamboo fenced school premises by vehicle which crashed through the fence – How treated

 

AWOLOWO V. SHAGARI AND OTHERS

EDUCATION AND LAW:- Mathematical calculations and election outcomes – Role of judges thereto – Need to restrict construction of statute to meaning of the clear and unambiguous words of the Legislator - When deemed erroneous

BANKOLE V WILLIAMS

EDUCATION AND LAW – PRIVATE TRUST FUND:- Testator with grown doctor son and anxious to provide via a will for the education and maintenance of his 4 children born by a mistress – Establishment of trust funds via will towards the education of minors – Attitude of court thereto

BOLANLE  V. BOLANLE

EDUCATION LAW:- Education of child of divorced parents – Duty of court to make proper orders to secure same

CHIEKWE IKWUNZE ESIAGA V. UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR

EDUCATION AND LAW- Disciplining of student- Order suspending student - Implication of- Whether amounts to expulsion.

EDUCATION AND LAW - Disciplining of student charged with breach of University regulation or misconduct - Power of Vice-Chancellor to suspend pending enquiring by University panel - Whether extant- Order of suspension of student -Implication of.

DIBIE V THE STATE

EDUCATION LAW:- Students of tertiary education centers and armed robbery – Attitude of court thereto

They are really worrisome in the sense that students who prefer to get money through armed robbery instead of concentrating on their studies for which they were sent to the school - Polytechnic, perhaps, want this Court, to part them at the back and congratulate them for their reprehensible and condemnable "exploit". So to say.” – Per Ikechi Francis Ogbuagu, JSC

DR OBO V COMMISSIONER FOR EDUCATION BENDEL STATE

EDUCATION AND LAW:- Grant of study leave without pay to an employer – Duty to return to post after period of leave – Salaries paid during the same period – Whether spending salary amounts to fraud on employers – How treated

E.O. AMODU V. J. O. AMODE & ANOR.

 

EJEKA V. THE STATE

EDUCATION AND LAW:- Boarding Schools and access to basic infrastructure - Students of Federal Government College, Owerri going to the stream to take their bath – One murdered due to altercation – Implications for Justice Administration

EZEDIUFU V. THE STATE

 

EZEIGWE V. AWAWA AWUDU

 

EZENNAH V ATTA

EDUCATION AND LAW: - Breach of agreement to marry – Sponsorship of the education of a lover abroad – Whether ground for inferring agreement to marry

 

FALOBI V. FALOBI

EDUCATION AND LAW:- Education of children of distressed marriages – Appropriate court orders for the maintenance of same

FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC BAUCHI & ANOR v. ABDULFATTAH ABOABA & ANOR

EDUCATION AND LAW:- Tertiary education centers established by statute – Employment of senior members of – Misuse of institutional facility – Dereliction of duties - How investigated – Termination arising therefrom – Duty to ensure fair hearing rights in administrative process pursuant thereto

EDUCATION AND LAW:- Statutorily established polytechnic – Academic and non-academic staff  – Bodies established by institution - Duty to act within donated powers under the statute establishing the institution – Actions deemed ultra vires those statutes – Validity - Section 12 of the Federal Polytechnic Act – How interpreted

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