Nigerian Coat of Arms
AFRICAN NEWSPAPERS OF NIGERIA & ORS V FRN
CITATION: (1985) LPELR-SC.33/1984
  OTHER CITATIONS:
1 African Newspapes v. Nigeria (1985) NWLR (Pt.6)137
2 (1985) 1 S.C. 127
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ISSUE
 
DECISION ON A SUBSTANTIAL QUESTION OF LAW: Whether a decision made by the Federal Court of Appeal can be referred to the supreme court
   
PRINCIPLE
 
"A decision already made by the Federal Court of Appeal cannot be referred to the Supreme Court for another decision under that section. Once a decision on the substantial question of law is given by the Federal Court of Appeal, the only way to obtain a review of that decision is by way of appeal to the Supreme Court." PER ANIAGOLU, J.S.C. (Pp.19-20, paras.G-A)
   
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