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ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW [POLICY, PRACTICE & PUBLISHING LAW REPORTS, 3PLR]

Food & Agricultural Law -  Energy -  Environmental Law - Animal & Veterinary-care - Equine Law -  Forestry & Fisheries - Natural Resources  -  Oil & Gas - Water Resources -  Mining  - Eco-Tourism -  Human Rights & Environemnt

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ABIETO ALAGOMA & ORS V. SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW: - Multinational Oil Corporations and environmental accountability – Preliminary litigation hurdles to public interest litigations against environmental pollution – Preliminary objections against hearing of substantive suits – Relevant considerations

ADEDIRAN V. INTERLAND TRANSPORT LIMITED

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Natural resources - Waterways – Tidal waters and smaller water bodies -  In whom vested – Control of tidal waters and creeks/other veins of larger rivers or lagoons – whether distinction exists between natural resources for the use of public and one vested in Crown or State – Effect

ADERAWOS TIMBER COMPANY LTD V. BALE ADEDIRE AND OTHERS

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW:- Statutory establishment of a forest reserve – Implication for rights of use over land, vegetations, animals and other natural features connected to the land – Right to action connected therewith – How  resolved

ADESHINA V. LEMONU

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES: Natural resources - Waterways – Tidal waters and smaller water bodies -  In whom vested – Control of tidal waters and creeks/other veins of larger rivers or lagoons – whether distinction exists between natural resources for the use of public and one vested in Crown or State – Effect

ADO IBRAHIM AND COMPANY LTD V. BENDEL CEMENT

MINING LAW – SOLID MINERALS:- Mining licence – Exploitation of same – Matters arising therefrom – How treated

ALHAJI ADO IBRAHIM & CO. LTD. & ANOR V. ELDESTEIN (NIG.) LIMITED

MINES AND MINERALS:- Quarrying operation and licence – Protection of land upon which based – Assessment of quantum of compensation for trespass to land connected therewith – Jurisdiction – Whether exclusive to Federal High Court – How treated

AMACHREE V. KALLIO

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW:-  Rivers – Distinction between creeks and main river arteries - Appropriation or use of main river artery by local inhabitants – Attitude of court to claims for exclusive control/ownership of water body connecting several villages

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW:- Excusive right to use of tidal waters based on proof of being settlers – Use of oral history as evidence for same – Attitude of courts thereto

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW:- Water resources – Ownership of and claim to right of exclusive use – How determined – Distinction between small creeks (or veins) and large rivers (main arteries) – Implication - Proof of settlement or control of adjoining lands – Relevance - How treated

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW:- Fishing rights in tidal water ways – Authority competent to control same – Whether can be based on historical/pre-colonial Nigeria sovereignty or kingdoms which no longer exists – How treated  

AMATA V. MODEKWE

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE LAW:- Claim for declaration of title over vast community land and associated water bodies – Burden of proof

C.G.G V. OGU

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCE LAW: - Shooting of explosives and other geological survey activities in the course of oil exploration activities in the oil field – When deemed to constitute wrongful and reckless acts of breaking and entering into farmland resulting in wanton destruction of cash/economic crops and trees, fish ponds, juju shrines and farm house – Court with jurisdiction to hear matter

CHEVRON NIGERIA LIMTED V. THEOPHILUS NWUCHE & ORS

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAW:- Claim for adequate/fair compensation for loss of use of land and damage to economic crops and trees – Proper court forum for same – Whether jurisdiction of State High Court ousted - Sections 6 and 19 of the Oil Pipeline Act Cap 07 Laws of the Federation 2004 – Whether applicable law



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