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LEAGUE MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED & ANOR v. MUSTAPHA ABUBAKAR & ANOR

(2017) JELR 37403 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/231/2016  •  7 Apr 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
ADAMU JAURO JCA; UCHECHUKWU ONYEMENAM JCA; HABEEB ADEWALE OLUMUYIWA ABIRU JCA;

Judgement

HABEEB ADEWALE OLUMUYIWA ABIRU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the decision of the High Court of Plateau State in the Ruling delivered Honorable Justice I. I. Kurada in Suit No PLD/J 445M/2016 on the 21st of August, 2016 granting exparte orders of injunction in favour of the first Respondent and the Appellants. The first Respondent, as applicant, commenced the action in the lower Court against the Appellants and the third Respondent, as first to third respondent respectively, by an Originating Motion brought pursuant to the Fundamental Right (Enforcement Procedure) Rules of 2009.

The first Respondent sought the following prayers:

i. A declaration that the expulsion of Giwa Football Club of Jos from the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) by the first and second Respondents jointly and severally without the said first and second Respondents convening a Commission to set and determine any case, complaint or charge against Giwa Football Club or in…

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