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HON. JUSTICE E. C. AGUOMBA V. HON. JUSTICE MOHAMMED UWAIS (CJN and Chairman NJC) HON. JUSTICE UNGBUKU (Chairman NJC Sub-Committee) HON. JUSTICE B. S. GUJBA (Member and Secretary NJC Sub-Committee) DR. MRS. ABIGAIL AJOKU (Member NJC Sub-Committee) NATIONAL JUDICIAL COUNCIL

(2006) JELR 57286 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/182/04  •  21 Jun 2006  •  Nigeria

Coram
OLUFUNLOLA OYELOLA ADEKEYE JCA (Presided) MARY U. PETER-ODILI JCA (Read the Lead Judgment) OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR JCA

Judgement

PETER-ODILI JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): This is an

appeal against the interlocutory ruling of the Federal High Court, Abuja, Coram the Honourable Justice Chikere on the 7th October, 2004 dismissing the application of the applicant praying that court to transfer the suit from court No. 4 to court No. 2 of the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division. On the 16th May, 2006, when the appeal came up for hearing,

Mr. Okoye, learned counsel for the appellant stated that appellant’s brief of argument was filed on 4/2/05 and a reply brief on 23/2/06. The earlier reply brief of 16/2/06 was withdrawn by appellant’s counsel for being filed in error and this court struck it out. Mr. Ajuyah learned counsel for the respondents referred to their respondents brief dated 30/11/05 and filed on 20/2/06. Facts briefly stated:

The applicant was a judicial officer of the Abia State Judiciary. Following a petition against her conduct, the respondents investigated the petition and recommended by le…

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