judy.legal
Login Register

WEST AFRICAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL v. OMODOLAPO YEMISI ADEYANJU

(2008) JELR 47158 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.306/2002  •  11 Apr 2008  •  Nigeria

Coram
ALOYSIUS IYORGYER KATSINA-ALU JSC; SUNDAY AKINOLA AKINTAN JSC; MAHMUD MOHAMMED JSC; WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN JSC; CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL CHUKWUMA-ENEH JSC;

Judgement

M. MOHAMMED, JSC (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division delivered on 21st March, 2002 in which the appeal of the applicant at the trial High Court, who is now the respondent before this court was allowed and judgment was entered in her favour in terms of her prayers before the trial High Court which had earlier refused and dismissed the respondent's case.

The respondent as applicant had instituted her action in the High Court of Justice of Lagos to enforce her fundamental right to fair hearing by filing a motion ex parte dated 5th October, 1999. seeking for the leave of that court to do so under sections 46(1) and (2) and 316 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, in accordance with the procedure prescribed by Order 1 rule 2 and 3(1) of the Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules, 1979. The ex parte application sought for the following orders:

"1. AN ORDER extending the time with…

There's more. Sign in to continue reading

judy.legal is the comprehensive database of case law and legislation from Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. Gain seamless access to over 20,000 cases, recent judgments, statutes, and rules of court.


Get started   Login