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ADAMS V. ADAMS

ELDERS LAW: - Grandparents and Custody proceedings – Health of septuagenarian – Good physical and mental health – Consideration as factor in award of custody of child

ADDO V. THE STATE

 

AGUOCHA v AGUOCHA

ELDERS LAW:- Maintenance of aged parents via trust created under a Will – Where Executrix is granted discretion to provide maintenance to aged person – Whether elderly person has a legal right to claim for adequate maintenance where trust nto performed – What needs to be shown to succeed

AKANNI V THE QUEEN

ELDERS LAW:- Aged people and Security of life and property - Gruesome murder of aged person - Aged woman locked into a room and burnt to death  in her son’s house set on fire by mob – duty of prosecution to secure conviction – effect of failure thereof

ALLEN AND OTHERS V. JAMBO HOLDINGS

 

APPIAH DANKWA AND OTHERS v. THE KING

ELDERS LAW:- Criminal proceedings involving accused persons – Sentencing and age of convicted persons – Where older men were throughout the instigators and ring leaders, and that their influence and their authority was used to lead the younger members of the community into lawless and violent courses – attitude of court to plea for leniency on account of advanced age

ASABA V THE QUEEN

ELDERS LAW: Elderly persons and access to decent housing/accommodation arrangements – Elderly grandmother sharing sleeping room with 4 other persons including a young man with untreated skin conditions – Murder in the middle of the night - implication for justice administration

DR. OLADIPO KAJA v. ALHAJI SALAWU OKE

ELDERS LAWCLAIM FOR PERSONAL INJURY:- Negligent healthcare services occasioning personal injury – Assessment of quantum of damages  - Whether advanced age is relevant consideration towards plea for diminution of damages– How treated

ERIYAMREMU V THE QUEEN

ELDERS LAW: - Conviction of elderly person [grandmother]for capital offence – Killing of grandchild for ritual and witch-craft purposes – Sentencing and other considerations]

FLINT v. LOVELL. - CWL

ELDERS LAW: - Aged person of 70 years in good health and good condition meeting with a terrible accident caused by negligence of driver – Assessment of damages for shortening of length and quality of life – Advanced age as a factor in assessment of damages – how treated

JOSHUA GUTING v. TUNYANG DAVWANG

ELDERS AND LAW:- 80 year old farmer as witness in land proceedings – Inability to recall relevant evidence – How treated by court 

MUHAMMEDU GADAM V THE QUEEN

ELDERS LAW:- Care and support of elderly person – Protection from assault and stigmatization

LLOYDS TSB GEN. INSURANCE HOLDINGS AND ORS. V. LLOYDS BANK GROUP INSURANCE LTD

ELDERS LAWPENSION SCHEMES:-

YESUFU V. THE STATE

ELDERS AND LAW:-  Elderly rural women and accusation of witchcraft – Implication for justice administration 




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