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UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC v. WILMAS NIGERIA LIMITED & ANOR

(2016) JELR 37003 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/B/116/2013  •  14 Apr 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA JCA; PHILOMENA MBUA EKPE JCA; HAMMA AKAWU BARKA JCA;

Judgement

JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Judgment of High Court of Justice, Effurun, Delta State of Nigeria in Suit No ? EHC/21/2010 ? WILMAS NIG. LTD AND ANOTHER v. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC delivered on the 9th day of July 2012 wherein Judgment was given in favour of the Respondents and against the Appellant.

Briefly the facts of the case are that by their amended statement of claim, the claimants now Respondents prayed for the following reliefs:-

"1. A Declaration that as at or about 3rd June, 2008, the claimants were no longer indebted to the defendant.

2. An order compelling the defendant to release and handover to the claimants all title documents and/or properties of the claimants in defendant?s possession.

3. The sum of (N15,000,000.00) Fifteen Million Naira being damages suffered by the claimants over wrongful detention of claimant?s document or property title documents kept by the defendant after claimants


had liquidated their …

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