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KERIAN IKPARA OBASI V. MIKSON ESTABLISHMENT INDUSTRIES LTD.

(2004) JELR 45077 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/282/2001  •  22 Nov 2004  •  Nigeria

Coram
MAHMUD MOHAMMED JCA; OFR JCA; STANLEY SHENKO ALAGOA JCA; KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN JCA;

Judgement

MAHMUD MOHAMMED, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling of the Kano State High Court of Justice delivered on 16-7-1999 in suit No. K/M/137/99.

The respondent in this appeal was a judgment creditor in a judgment it obtained in a court at Maradi in Niger Republic in Trial No. 45/98 against the appellant who was the Defendant in that court. By an application Ex-Parte, the respondent had applied before the court below for an order under section 10 of the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act CAP 152 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990, to register the foreign judgment in that court for the purpose of execution in Nigeria. After hearing the application, the court below on being satisfied that the application met the requirements of the law for the purpose of being registered granted the same. The relevant part of this ruling state:-

"I want to say that I agree with the submissions of Mr. Igwe learned counsel to the applicant that all the …

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