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SOKOTO STATE GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA & ANOR V.KAMDEX NIGERIA LIMITED.

(2007) JELR 47270 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.74/2004  •  2 Mar 2007  •  Nigeria

Coram
ALOYSIUS IYORGYER KATSINA-ALU JSC; UMARU ATU KALGO JSC; NIKI TOBI JSC; MAHMUD MOHAMMED JSC; IKECHI FRANCIS OGBUAGU JSC;

Judgement

M. MOHAMMED, J.S.C (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The respondent in this appeal was the plaintiff at the trial Lagos State High Court of Justice where it instituted three suits, LD/3843/1999, LD/3844/1999 and LD/3846/1999, claiming various sums of money from the 1st and 2nd appellants who were the defendants in the suits. After hearing the parties, judgment was entered for the plaintiff/respondent in the three suits which gave rise to three separate appeals numbers CA/L/108/2001, CA/L/109/2001 and CA/L/110/2001 in the Lagos division of the Court of Appeal by the 1st and 2nd defendants/appellants who were not satisfied with the judgments of the trial High Court. These appeals were consolidated and heard by the Court of Appeal which in its judgment delivered on 22-1-2004 dismissed the appeal. Still aggrieved with the judgment of the Court of Appeal, the defendants/appellants have now appealed to this court.

In the 1st and 2nd appellant's brief of argument, the following three issues…

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