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(2021) JELR 109630 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/127/2018  •  27 Jan 2021  •  Nigeria

Stephen Jonah Adah, JCA Peter Olabisi Ige, JCA Elfrieda Oluwayemisi Williams-Dawodu, JCA


STEPHEN JONAH ADAH, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, delivered on the 11th day of December, 2017, coram: Chizoba N. Oji, J.

The Plaintiff now the Respondent commenced this suit by a Writ of Summons and Statement of Claim filed on 27th April, 2015, and claimed against the Defendant now Appellant the following reliefs:

1. A DECLARATION that the loss of the plaintiff’s investments/funds at the Defendant bank was/is a result of inexplicable and un-condonable negligence of the defendant.

2. A DECLARATION that the plaintiff is entitled to her full investments and interest thereof together with damages.

3. AN ORDER of the Honourable Court directing the Defendant to pay the plaintiff forthwith the following sums of money.

(i) N880,000,000 (Eight Hundred and Eight Thousand Naira) only being the plaintiff's principal sum on her first investment with the Defendant.

(ii) N10,849.2 (Ten Thousand Eight…

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