R (on the application of Yesafu) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

Immigration – Asylum seeker. The Administrative Court dismissed the claimant Nigerian national's application for judicial review of the defendant Secretary of State's decision to certify his asylum claim. The Secretary of State had complied with the test in R (on the application of J) v Secretary of State for the Home Department ([2009] All ER (D) 21 (Apr)), as the claimant had had relevant notice, his claimed bisexuality should have been raised earlier and his explanations for not having done so were not satisfactory, and the Secretary of State had been entitled to exercise her discretion as she had.

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