TIJJANI ABUBAKAR, J.C.A. (Delivering The Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the decision of the Federal High court sitting in Ilorin presided over by Aliyu J; delivered on 27th July, 2011.
The Plaintiff now Respondent before us, started his Ph.D part time Programme in 1992, he could not complete the program within the allowable period due to some intervening factors, which culminated in the plaintiff taking out writ of summons against the Defendant Appellant on 15th July, 2008.
The trial court delivered judgment on 27th July, 2011. The Defendant became aggrieved by the decision, and therefore filed notice of appeal containing ten grounds on 1st August 2011. The grounds of appeal without their particulars are reproduced as follows:
1. The Honourable court erred in law, when it dabbled into the affairs of the Defendant/Appellant concerning award of Ph.D degree, thereby over-ruling the Defendant/Appellants objection to its jurisdiction.
2, The Honourable trial court erred in law, …