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CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA v. OKEB NIGERIA LIMITED & ORS

(2014) JELR 36617 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/554/2013  •  19 Jun 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
ABUBAKAR DATTI YAHAYA JCA; TINUADE AKOMOLAFE-WILSON JCA; MOHAMMED MUSTAPHA JCA;

Judgement

M. MUSTAPHA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): By a motion dated and filed on the 4th of June 2013. The garnishee (appellant) sought for an order setting aside the garnishee order nisi, made by the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory on the 20th of May, 2013 against the appellant, as per pages 3-26 of the record.

The 1st and 2nd respondents opposed the application, as per pages 27-38 of the record; the appellant filed a reply on points of law, pages 39-48 of the record.

The application was argued on the 27th of June, 2013, pages 53-58 of the record; the learned trial judge, Justice M. M. Dodo dismissed the application, pages 59-70.

Dissatisfied, the appellant filed an appeal vide notice of appeal dated and filed on the 5th of August, 2013, pages 71-76 of the record; the notice contained five grounds of appeal.

Facts in brief:

The 1st and 2nd respondents obtained judgment before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on the 8th of March, 2012, against K…

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