Written by E.C MPI, Esq When a witness is led in evidence in chief to tender a document, such a witness is referred to his deposition on oath and pointed to a place where he pleaded the document the document sought to be tendered. Counsel applies to show the document to the witness and asked … Continue reading GROUNDS FOR OBJECTING TO THE ADMISSIBILITY OF A DOCUMENT IN PROCEEDINGS IN NIGERIA.
Cross examination is fundamental aspect of every trial to ensure justice in every case. Parties in every proceedings are given the right and chance to Cross examine an adverse witness in a case. This is to say that the strength or weakness of every case lies on cross examination. Cross examination is a rudimentary process … Continue reading The right to Cross examination: A fundamental bedrock of Fair hearing in Nigeria.
INTRODUCTION When a civil matter is before a court of competent jurisdiction, trial conducted, evidence given on both sides and the Judge gives his judgement, granting prayers sought in the claim in favour of a party against the other. The victorious party exuberates, ready to enjoy the fruits of his labour and collect the judgement … Continue reading CHALLENGES OF GARNISHEE PROCEEDINGS IN NIGERIA: A GUIDE TO AN EFFECTIVE ORDER