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HON. HASSAN ANTHONY SALEH v. CHRISTIAN ADABAH ABAH & ORS

(2017) JELR 38226 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.144/2016  •  10 Mar 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI JSC; CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI JSC; CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE JSC; AMINA ADAMU AUGIE JSC; SIDI DAUDA BAGE JSC;

Judgement

SIDI DAUDA BAGE, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal from the Judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja Judicial Division, delivered on the 8th of February, 2016, The Court of Appeal sat over the Judgment of Federal High Court Abuja, in a Pre-Election cause. The Federal High Court Abuja, as the trial Court, had passed judgment in favour of the Appellant (who was the Plaintiff there). The Respondents (who were the Defendants at the trial Court felt aggrieved by the Federal High Court decision. They went on appeal to the Court of Appeal given its status as the penultimate Court in the country Judicial hierarchy. The Court of Appeal partially reversed the decision of the trial Court. This in effect, means the respondents before this Court were partially successful at the Court of Appeal (where they were the Appellants). Their appeal there, was partially (but crucially) granted. The pendulum swung again. Hon. Hassan Anthony Saleh, as the Respondent at the Court of App…

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