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UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC. v. DANA DRUGS LIMITED

(2018) JELR 42134 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/1035/2014  •  23 Feb 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
TIJJANI ABUBAKAR JCA; BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA; JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA;

Judgement

BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Ruling of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, Coram: Saliu Saidu J., in Suit No. FHC/L/CP/79/2014: United Bank for Africa Plc V. Dana Drugs Ltd., delivered on 9/5/2014, in which the Appellant's Petition for winding up of the Respondent was dismissed for being an abuse of Court process and some other orders were made against the Appellant in favor of the Respondents.

The Appellant, who was the Petitioner before the Court below, was thoroughly dissatisfied with the said ruling and had promptly appealed to this Court vide a Notice of Appeal on eleven grounds of appeal filed on 20/5/2014 at pages 245 - 256 of the Record of Appeal. The Record of Appeal was duly transmitted to this Court. The Appellant's brief was filed on 6/8/2015 but deemed properly filed on 29/6/2016. The Respondent's brief was filed on 25/11/2015 but deemed properly filed on 24/1/2018. The Appellant's Reply brief was f…

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