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CHEVRON NIGERIAN LIMITED v. CHIEF CHIMEZIE A. OSIGWE

(2014) JELR 36449 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/OW/226/2011  •  11 Jul 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
ITA G. MBABA JCA; PETER OLABISI IGE JCA; FREDERICK O. OHO JCA;

Judgement

ITA G. MBABA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This Suit was commenced at the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt as suit No. FHC/PH/CS/1124/98 and later transferred to the Umuahia Division of the Federal High Court in 2001. On creation of the Owerri Division of the Federal High Court in 2004, the suit was, again, transferred to Owerri Division. It suffered several striking outs and relistings, and hearings, de-novo. It was finally heard as FHC/UM/CS/07/2002 by Hon. Justice F.A. Olubanjo, who delivered the judgment on 14/2/2011 and gave judgment to the Plaintiff (now Respondent) as follows:

"The sum of N16,225,950 (Sixteen Million Two Hundred and Twenty Five Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Naira) as special damages; the sum of N10m (Ten Million Naira) as General Damages and the sum of N23m (Twenty Three Million Naira) as Aggravated Damages. Consequently, the Defendant shall forthwith pay the Plaintiff a total sum of N49,225,950"

The claim by the Respondent at the trial Court, …

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