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Dethroned Olofa heads to Supreme Court

Dethroned Olofa heads to Supreme Court

ILORIN—The Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye, who was ordered to vacate his stool by the Federal Court of Appeal sitting in Ilorin, yesterday, filed a notice of appeal against the judgment to the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court’s approach to locus standi

The Supreme Court’s approach to locus standi

Locus Standi refers to the legal capacity of a person to institute an action in a court of law. It is a preliminary issue and is distinct from the merits of the case. The rules on locus standi are the creation of the common law.