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ABDUL LASISI AYANGOKE & ANOR v. KEYSTONE BANK LIMITED

(2013) JELR 35365 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/294/2006  •  2 Dec 2013  •  Nigeria

Coram
THERESA NGOLIKA ORJI-ABADUA JCA; ITA G. MBABA JCA; HABEEB ADEWALE OLUMUYIWA ABIRU JCA;

Judgement

ITA G. MBABA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal emanated from the final decision of the Kaduna State High Court in suit No. KDH/KAD/292/2001, delivered by Hon. Justice Zailani on 26/7/2005, whereof his lordship granted an award of only N100,000.00 in favour of the Appellants against the Respondent. Appellant being dissatisfied with the judgment, particularly, the award, filed this appeal on 8/10/05, as per the Notice of appeal on pages 40 to 41 of the Records, disclosing 3 grounds of appeal. Appellants later filed amended Notice of Appeal with the leave of this court, on 22/05/13, with the following 3 grounds of appeal;

"GROUND ONE: ERROR IN LAW

The Honourable Judge erred in law when he awarded only N100,000.00 as general damages when circumstance of the case warrant more.

PARTICULARS OF ERROR

a) The Appellants witness one and two stated what their business had suffered a set back.

b) The evidence of PW1 and 2 was not challenged by the Respondent.

c) The trial cour…

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