ISAIAH OLUFEMI AKEJU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of Kano State High Court delivered on 25/6/14 in suit No. K/372/2013 which the Respondent herein instituted against the Appellants through the writ of Summons dated 13th November, 2013 for the claim endorsed thereon as follows:
''1. The sum of N5,500,000.00 (Five Million Five Hundred Thousand Naira Only) being the balance of the compensation agreed upon and due to the plaintiff as per the Settlement Agreement dated 20th March, 2013 which the defendants failed or refused to pay.
2. The plaintiff claims interest on the said N5,500,000,00 at 10% per annum Court rate from the date of judgment until final liquidation of the judgment debt by the defendants.''
The writ was placed for hearing under the Undefended list and upon service on the defendants, they filed a Notice of intention to defend the action together with a supporting affidavit of 14 paragraphs. The learned trial judge found no defe…