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PROF. STEVE TORKUMA UGBA & ANOR v. GABRIEL TORWUA SUSWAN & ORS

(2014) JELR 42207 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.191-191A/2012 (CONSOLIDATED)  •  9 May 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN JSC; SULAIMAN GALADIMA JSC; BODE RHODES-VIVOUR JSC; MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI JSC; CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI JSC; KUMAI BAYANG AKA'AHS JSC; JOHN INYANG OKORO JSC;

Judgement

CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI, J.S.C. (Delivering The Lead Ruling): The application before us is dated 14th day of November, 2013 and filed on 15th November, 2013. It was brought pursuant to Sections 6(6)(a) and (b), 36(1) and (3), 294(2) of the 1999 Constitution (As Amended); Section 22 of the Supreme Court Act, 2004; Order 2 Rule 28(1) and Order 8 Rule 17 of the Supreme Court Rules, 1999 (As Amended); and the inherent jurisdiction of this Court and seeks for the following reliefs:-

a) An order setting aside its ruling delivered in open court on 8th day of June, 2012 in Appeals Nos. SC.191/2012 and SC.191A/2012, terminating the said appeals.

b) An order implementing/Enforcing its order/decision delivered on 14th November, 2011 that the petition be heard on the merits:

c) An order Restoring Appeals Nos: SC.191/2012, SC.191A/2012 terminated on 8th June, 2012 and hearing same on the merits;

d) Accelerated hearing of this application;

e) Such further order(s) as this Honourable court may deem fit …

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