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ATLAS PETROLEUM INTERNATIONAL v. P.M. COMMUNICATIONS

(2017) JELR 41974 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/149/2007  •  10 Feb 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH JCA; TIJJANI ABUBAKAR JCA; BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA;

Judgement

BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Judgment of the High Court of Lagos State, Lagos Judicial Division, Coram: O. A. Ipaye J., in LD/1349/2003: P.M. Communications V. Atlas Petroleum International delivered on 23/9/2004. in which judgment in the sum US$23, 730. 00 plus pre-judgment interest was entered in favor of the Respondent against the Appellant pursuant to Order 11 Summary Judgment procedure under the Lagos State High Court (Civil procedure) Rules 1994.

The Appellant was pissed with the judgment and had appealed against the said judgment to this Court, pursuant to an order of extension of time to appeal made by this Court on 6/12/2005, vide a Notice of Appeal filed on 27/12/2005 on three Grounds of appeal at pages 46 - 48 of the Record of Appeal. The Record of Appeal was transmitted to this Court on 12/11/2010. The Appellant's brief was filed on 11/12/2014. The Respondent's brief was filed on 26/1/2015. The Responden…

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