EMMANUEL AKOMAYE AGIM, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): On 16-2-2007, a writ of summons was issued at the instance of the appellant herein, as plaintiff, commencing suit No. O/23/2007 in the Anambra State High Court in Onitsha Judicial Division against the respondent herein as defendant.
The case was tried on the basis of the following pleadings, namely Amended Statement of claim, Amended Statement of defence and reply to statement of defence. Each pleading was accompanied by written depositions of witnesses, list of witnesses, list of documents and documents to be relied on at the trial.
The plaintiff claimed for;
a. an order that the defendant shall indemnify the plaintiff of all the net profit of N2, 786,000 that shall have accrued to the plaintiff monthly from November, 2006 until the embargo is lifted by the (C.B.N.) Central Bank of Nigeria.
b. A written apology to the plaintiff and copied to C.B.N, N.D.L.E.A, and E.F.C.C. and ABCON.
c. N1,000,000.00 as special and general da…