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UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE MAKURDI & ORS v. ONAJA DAVID OGWUCHE & ORS

(2000) JELR 38520 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/J/272M/99  •  8 Jun 2000  •  Nigeria

Coram
JUSTIN THOMPSON AKPABIO JCA; CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL CHUKWUMA-ENEH JCA; ISA ABUBAKAR MANGAJI JCA;

Judgement

CHUKWUMA-ENEH, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): Pursuant to the interim order granted by this court on 8/12/99 upon an ex parte application brought by the Applicants seeking to stay further proceedings and the judgment of the Court below in the Suit No. MHC/394m/98 then pending at the Makurdi High Court (hereinafter referred to as the "Court below") the substantive application on notice was adjourned to 10/21/2000 for hearing.

This Court on 8/12/99 upon a motion ex parte supported by an affidavit sworn to by E.C.N. Hundu, Esq., made the following orders in this matter thus:

"(a) That interim order staying proceedings of the substantive matter at the Court below until the motion on notice is heard and determined by this Honourable Court is hereby granted.

(b) That an interlocutory order to stay any judgment delivered by the trial Court and execution of same pending the hearing and determination of appeal on the ruling of the trial Court dated 18/10/99 is hereby granted.

(c) That …

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