International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Case Review: SPDC VS. Amadi & Ors
Ibraheem, Ojo Tajudeen

An essential attribute of law is that it is dynamic, evolving to meet prevailing social norms and standards. This article briefly examines the concept of stay of execution of the Judgment of a Court as espoused by the Nigerian Supreme Court in the case of SPDC vs. Amadi & ors. [2011] Vol. 5-7 (Pt. 1) MJSC 1. Special attention is given to the factors which the Courts will consider in granting or refusing an application for a stay of execution. Although the article focuses on the case of SPDC vs. Amadi, copious references are made to other similar and equally relevant judicial authorities as the need arises. The contents of this article reflect the current position of the law as it applies to stay of execution in Nigeria.

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