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GENERAL TELEPHONE AND ELECTRONICS LIMITED v. ASSET MANAGEMENT CORPORATION OF NIGERIA

(2017) JELR 37344 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/336/2015  •  10 Mar 2017  •  Nigeria

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JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH JCA BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU JCA

Judgement


BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, Coram: C.J. Aneke J., in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/1355/2012: Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria v. General Telephone and Electronics Ltd., delivered on 30/10/2014, wherein the Appellant as Defendant's Preliminary Objection filed on 13/3/2013 challenging the competence of the Respondent as Claimant's Suit was dismissed.

The Appellant, who was the Defendant before the Court below was thoroughly dissatisfied with the said ruling, had promptly appealed to this Court vide a Notice of Appeal on seven grounds of appeal filed on 5/11/2014 at pages 728 -734 of the Record of Appeal. The Record of Appeal was deemed transmitted to this Court on 2/4/2015. The Appellant's brief was filed on 27/5/2015. The Amended Respondent's brief was filed on 24/6/2016. The Appellant's Reply brief was filed on 18/6/2015.

At the hearing of this Appeal on 13/2//2017, Tho…

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