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EVIDENTIAL VALUE OF HEARSAY EVIDENCE UNDER THE NIGERIAN EVIDENCE ACT,2011

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Evidential Value of Hearsay Evidence

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title Page ………………………………………………………………………. I
Declaration……………………………………………………………………. II
Certification………………………….……………………………………..… III
Dedication ……………………………………………………………………. IV
Acknowledgement …………………………………..……………………..…. V
Table of Contents …………………………………………………………… VII
Table of Cases ……………………………………………………………..…. X
Table of Statutes …………………………………………………………… XIII
List of Abbreviations …………………………………………………...….. XIV
CHAPTER ONE
General Introduction…………………………………………………………..1
1.1 Background of the study ………………………………..……………….2
1.2 Statement of Problem ……………………………………………………3
1.3 Significance of the Study ……………………………………………….. 3
1.4 Aims and Objective ………………………………………...……………3
1.5 Scope and Limitations ……………………………..…………………… 4
1.6 Research Methodology …………………………….…………………… 4
1.7 Literature Review ………………………………………………………..4
1.8 Organizational Layout…………………………………………………. 10
CHAPTER TWO
Meaning and Nature of Evidence…………………………….…………….... 15
1.0 Introduction……………………..……….…………………………….. 15
2.1 Meaning of evidence ……………………………..…………………… 15
2.2 Development of the law of evidence ….............................……………. 24
2.3 Classification of Evidence ……….………………………..………….. 38
2.4 Conclusion ………………………..…………………….…………….. 49
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CHAPTER THREE
Appraisal of Hearsay Evidence ………………………………………………50
3.0 Introduction……………………………………………………....……. 50
3.1 Concept of hearsay evidence…………………………...……………… 51
3.2 Scope of hearsay evidence …………………………………………….. 70
3.3 Qualification of hearsay evidence ……………………...……………... 80
3.4 Conclusion …………………………...……………………….……….. 84
CHAPTER FOUR
Admissibility of Hearsay Evidence ……………………….………………… 85
4.0 Introduction ………………………………………………………….... 85
4.1 Admissibility and Weight of Evidence of hearsay evidence………..
4.1 Exceptions to Hearsay Evidence ………………………………..…….. 85
4.2 Conclusion …………………………………………………………… 125
CHAPTER FIVE
Summary, Recommendation and Conclusion…………………….…...…. 126
5.0 Summary …………………………………...……..………………….. 126
5.1 Recommendation …………………………………………..………….127
5.2 Conclusion ………………………….………………………..………..128
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TABLE OF CASES
Achoru V. Attorney- General of Bendel State
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(1990) 7 NWLR pt. 160 92… 60
Adekia V. Vaatia (1987) 1 NWLR 134…………….………….……….………….. 62
Amels Transport Ltd V. Madam Atinuke Martin (1971) 1 NLR 21……...…….. 62
Amobi V. Amobi (1996) 42 LRCN…………….…………………..……………117
Anaeze V. Anyazo (1993 5 SCNJ 151 at 156) ………………………….……… 29
Andrews V. Cordiener 1947) K.B. 655. …………………………………………. 116
Anthony Okoro V. State (2012) 4 NWLR, pt. 1290, 351……………..………….. 98
Armels Transport Ltd V. Martin (1970) All N.L.R. 27………… …………….117
Awuse V. Odili (2005) 16 NWLR (pt. 952) 416 CA…………………….…… 11, 67
Barclays Bank of Nigeria V. Central Bank of Nigeria1976)6 S.C. 175….. 121
Barewa Pharmaceutical Ltd V. F.G.N 2016) 17NWLR pt. 1540 ……………..120
Barkway V. South Wales Transport Ltd (1949) 1K.B. 54 at 60….…………….118
Chandrasekera V. R (1937) AC 220…………………………………………….... 101
David, Mark V. Usman Abubakar (2009) NWLR pt. 1124, 79…………….…. 63
Edmonds V. Edmonds(1947)P.67 at 69…………………………………………. 118
Ekpoisong V. State (2009) 1 NWLR pt. 11122, 354 at 368………………...….. 95
Eme V. Wamouh (1991) 7 NWLR pt. 203, 375. ……………………………….…111
Ezemba V. Ibeneme (2004) 14 NWLR pt. 894 ……………………………………. 49
F.B.N V. Asawari (2015) NWLR pt. 1463………………….……………..………. 66
F.R.N. V. Usman (2012) 8 NWLR pt. 1301………………..……………………… 67
Garba V. Queen (1959) 4 F.S.C 162………………………………………..…… 97
Hausa V. the State (1994) 7-8 SCNJ pt. 1, 1...…………………………………… 96
Hon Justice Ankara V. Hon Justice Egbue (2013) 10 SCM 178………...…… 30
I.N.E.C V. Action congress (2009)2 NWLR pt. 1126 ………………………. 28, 62
Jacob V. A-G Akwa Ibom State (2002)7 NWLR pt. 765…………………….….. 23
Jilayemi V. Alaoye (2004) 12 NWLR pt. 887………………………...….………. 66
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Jolayemi V. Alaoye (2004) 12 NWLR (pt. 887) 322 SC…...……………….……. 13
Junga v R (1952) AC 480……………..………………………………….…………68
Kashi V. State (2015) 8 NWLR 1464. ………….…………………….….…………79
Lilley V. Pettit (1946) K.B. 401…………………………………………………… 116
Maigari V. State (2010) All FWLR pt.546)……………………………….………46
Maja (junior) and Sons Limited V. United Africa Company of Nigeria (1971) 1
NMLR 157………………………………………………………………………….… 33
Mawaz Khan V. R (1967) 1 AC. 454 (P.C.).……...……………….……………. 72
Momo Garba & Another V. R (1959) 4 FSC 162 at 165. …………...………….. 93
Myers V. DPP (1991) II SCNJ 19……………………………………………...… 55
Nwobodo V. Onoh (1983) NSCC 470 ……………………………………….……. 21
Ogbunyiya and Others V. Okudo and Others (1979) All N.L.R 105.2..........…. 21
Ojiako V. State (1991) 2 NWLR pt. 175, 578 at 584……………..………….… 60
Okereocha V. Ministry of Commerce and Tourism (2001) 1 NWLR (pt. 693) 126
CA…………………………………………………………………………….……….. 12
Omoboriowo V. Ajasin (1984)1 S.C 1………………………………………….... 21
Onya V. Ogbuji (2011) All FWLR Pg. 597……………………………………….. 37
Onyioha V. Union Bank Ltd (1993) 5 NWLR pt. 296, 698 ……………………..27
Patel v Comptroller of Customs (1965) 3 All ER 593……….…………………..67
Privy Council in Subramanian V public prosecutor (1956) 1 W.L.R 965… 3,
59………………………………………………………………………………………., 72
R V. Adiaha Nwa Ikpe (1960)5 F.S.C 180. ……….…………………………….. 121
R V. Anwuna (1949) 12 WACA 456…………………….………………………… 51
R V. Baker (1837) 2M. & Rob.53…………………………… EVIDENTIAL VALUE OF HEARSAY EVIDENCE UNDER THE NIGERIAN EVIDENCE ACT,2011

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