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JONES v. NATIONAL COAL BOARD

ENERGY LAW: - Mines and Minerals - Coal - Breach of statutory duty - "Reasonably practicable to avoid breach" - Test of liability at common law - Coal Mines Act, 1911 (1 & 2 Geo. 5, c. 50), ss. 49, 102 (8).

MATTHEW OYE OLUWOLE V. POWER HOLDING COMPANY OF NIGERIA PLC

ENERGY LAW – ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION:- Claim for damages arising from fire occasioned by alleged negligence of power company – Failure to repair fallen cables after notification – Alleged negligence in restoring power to cables fallen on plaintiff’s property – Alleged negligence to replace termite eaten electricity poles – Damages arising therefrom – How treated

ENERGY LAW:– Federally owned power company - Nature of service supplied – Technical duties of connection, disconnection, reconnection, reading of metres, repairs and replacements of obsolete poles and cables and prevention of danger to customers and generality of public, billings and distribution of bills and collection of payments therefore - Whether has nothing to do with administration or management and control of the Federal Government or any of its agencies – Whether can be sued in State High Court for alleged negligence in the performance of its duties

N.E.S.C.O. LTD. V GYANG

ENERGY LAW:- Electrification projects - Compulsory acquisition of a right or interest in land - Wayleave - Right to carry electricity over land and to put up poles on land for that purpose – Damages arising therefrom – Claims for compensation – How resolved

NEPA V ALLI

ENERGY LAW – ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION:- Generating and distributing electricity under regulatory authority – Alleged Breach of statutory duty – Proof of liability arising from upsurge in electricity – Allegation of unrepaired fault in transformer – How proved – Burden of proof – On whom lies – How discharged – Circumstances which may entitle court to presume negligence on part of electricity company – How rebutted – Defence of accident – Duty to lead evidence in proof – Effect of failure thereto

ENERGY LAW – ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION:- Breach of statutory duty – Basis of for an electricity generating and distribution company – Duty of managing, maintaining and working the electricity undertaking efficiently - Duty of care owed by electricity company to exercise reasonable care and skill to ensure that the consumers should not be damaged – Whether the degree of care which that duty involved must be proportioned to the degree of risk involved – Effect

NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION V. FAMFA OIL LIMITED & ANOR

ENERGY LAW – OIL AND GAS:- Nature of res defining oil and gas operations – Whether a depleting one – Implications for court processes relating to stay of judgment in favour of exploitation of same for party’s favour 

NIGERIAN ELECTRIC POWER AUTHORITY V. CHIEF ETIM INAMETI

ENERGY LAW – ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION:- Billing of electricity consumer – Outrageous or scandalous billing – Whether can found a claim for damages under the tort of defamation (libel) against electricity company – Relevant considerations


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