“Where a party was in breach of a term that was said to be fundamental to the contract, an exemption clause, no matter how wide cannot avail him”
The Law believes that it is better for ninety-nine (99) offenders to go scot-free than to punish one (1) innocent person.
“Most social arrangements do not amount to contracts because they are not intended to be legally binding”
Mere Church marriage does not constitute a valid marriage.
“Defamation is any act done by one to bring done the reputation of another in the estimation of right-thinking members of the society or to expose him to hatred, contempt or ridicule”
“The general Law is that the landlord on the expiration of the time rent or expiration of a valid notice to quit, may proceed to court for possession”
Under family land holding in Nigeria, a Family Land can only be validly sold by the Family Head with the consent of the principal members of the family.
Where an employer lays of an employee without the necessary notice, he is expected to compensate the employee by paying the benefits the employee would have derived from his retention of his employment for the number of months the employer should have given him notice of termination.