Weekly Latin Law Maxims

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“Nollus Commodun Capere Potest De Injuria Sua Propria”

Definition: No one can derive an advantage from his own wrong.

See: FBN PLC v. SONGONUGA(2007) 3 NWLR (Pt.1021) where it was stated as follows:

“It is settled law that no one should be permitted to profit by his own wrong or default.”

See also:TOGUN & ORS v. ISHOLA OLUWA (2007) LPELR-3726(CA)

 

 

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