MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Calabar Division or Court below or lower Court, delivered on Tuesday, the 19th May, 2009 Coram: Kumai Bayang Akaahs JCA (as he then was), Jean Omokri and Theresa Ngolika Orji-Abadua JJCA on appeal from the Federal High Court, Calabar, per C.C. Nwogwugwu J.
FACTS BRIEFLY STATED
The appellants were the plaintiffs at the trial Court and commenced the action in that Court by the particulars of claim filed on 15/7/1987. The reliefs claimed by them were contained in the Further Amended Statement of Claim and are as follows:
(a) A Declaration that the Defendants wrongfully took over and operated the 1st Plaintiff's Lagos Account No. 1671 opened at 1st Defendant's Lagos branch without allowing the 1st Plaintiff's to further use or operate or do business with the said account No. 1671.
(b) AN ORDER directing the Defendants to refund to the Plaintiffs the following…