PAUL ADAMU GALUMJE, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment):The respondent herein, as plaintiff at the High Court of Lagos State claimed at paragraph 23 of its statement of claim filed on the 31st March 2014, the following reliefs:-
1. The sum of N95,399,765.28 and the sum of $875,949.22 being the unpaid balance of money for the supply of scaffolding materials and services to the defendant for the Chevron EGP-3B project, offshore Warri Delta State.
2. The sum of N43,522,300.00 being the total cost of the unrecovered scaffolding materials and equipment in possession of the defendant at Chevron EGP-3G project, offshore Warri Delta State which have been rendered unfit and unusable due to salty water and high humidity at the project site.
3. An order for the release of 2 offshore materials baskets belonging to the claimant still in NIWA yard warehouse of the defendant in Warri.
The appellant herein filed a statement of defence on the 3rd of October, 2014. The respondent filed a reply on the …