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ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC) v. THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR RIVERS STATE & ORS.

(2011) JELR 33424 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/PH/622/2008  •  27 Jan 2011  •  Nigeria

Coram
MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD JCA; ISTIFANUS THOMAS JCA; EJEMBI EKO JCA;

Judgement

ISTIFANUS THOMAS, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Ruling): In suit No. FHC/PH/CS/78/2007 between the Attorney/General of Rivers State v. The EFCC and 3 others, sitting in Port Harcourt, was heard determined and delivered on 20th March, 2007 in favour of the plaintiff and made the 1st to 4th declaratory orders and also granted the 5th - 8th injunctive relief's sought by the same plaintiff as contained at pages 108-111 of the trial court's judgment on pages 135-246 of the record, which was transmitted to this court on 28th November 2008. Dissatisfied with the decision of the lower court, the appellant, simply to be referred to as EFCC, filed its notice of appeal on 20th October, 2008 containing six grounds of appeal. At this stage, it is pertinent to note that Dr. Peter Odili, was not a party to the civil matter appealed against, but he filed on 4th February,2009, a motion on notice pursuant to section 15 of the Court of Appeal Act, 2004 and Order 6 Rule 8; 7 rule 1 of the Court of Appea…

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