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CHIEF REUBEN. O. OZIGBO v. THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF EZI-OGANIRU SOCIAL CLUB OF NIGERIA

(2008) JELR 47555 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/299/2005  •  26 Jun 2008  •  Nigeria

Coram
DALHATU ADAMU JCA; HUSSEIN MUKHTAR JCA; ADAMU JAURO JCA;

Judgement

DALHATU ADAMU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the ruling of the High Court of Lagos State, Ikeja Judicial Division (Per K.O. Alogba J) delivered on 22nd day of December, 2004 in suit No. ID/319/1998. In the said ruling the learned trial judge refused to grant the appellants application (dated 10/3/04) seeking the following reliefs: -

"(1) Leave of this Honourable Court to amend the Statement of Defence dated 8th April, 1998.

(2) An order of this Han. Court deeming the Amended Statement of Defence and counter claim dated 24th February, 2004 as having been properly filed and served on the plaintiff /respondent herein.

(3) And for such further order or other orders as this Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstances.

Being aggrieved by the trial Courts refusal to grant his above reliefs and the resultant dismissal of his application he appellant filed his present interlocutory appeal against its ruling in this Court. In his notice of Appea…

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