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ALHAJA BARAKAT ALAFIA & ORS v. GBODE VENTURES NIGERIA LIMITED & ORS

(2016) JELR 37188 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.284/2005  •  29 Jan 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
SULEIMAN GALADIMA JSC; MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI JSC; KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN JSC; JOHN IYANG OKORO JSC; AMIRU SANUSI JSC;

Judgement

SULEIMAN GALADIMA, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal emanated from the judgment of the Court of Appeal Lagos Division delivered on 15th day of December, 2004. By that Judgment, the Court below allowed the Respondents' appeal herein against both the interlocutory and final Judgment of the trial High Court of Lagos State delivered respectively on 18th June, 1998 and 4th October 1999.

Dissatisfied with the said judgment of the Court below. Appellants have appealed to this Court on fourteen grounds of appeal.

It is noteworthy to state here that the appeals giving rise to the judgment of the Court below are consolidated appeals both filed by the Respondents herein. Appeal No CA/L/297/2001 was filed against the interlocutory Ruling of the learned trial Court delivered on 18th June, 1988 while Appeal No. CA/L/43/2000 was filed against final judgment of the trial Court delivered on 4th October, 1999.

The following are the relevant facts set out from the records for the determ…

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