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ZENITH BANK PLC v. BANKOLANS INVESTMENTS LIMITED & ANOR

(2011) JELR 47564 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/946/08  •  13 Jul 2011  •  Nigeria

Coram
CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI JCA ADZIRA GANA MSHELIA JCA JOHN INYANG OKORO JCA

Judgement

ADZIRA GANA MSHELIA, J.C.A (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling of the High Court of Lagos State delivered by Pedro J. on 26th June, 2008 wherein the Defendant/Appellant's 1st further counter-affidavit to the claimants/respondent's originating summons was struck out on the ground that same is alien to the Rules.

The claimants/respondents commenced an action at the High court of Justice Lagos State by way of originating summons dated 18th July, 2006 claiming declaration and damages against the Defendant/Appellant. In response, the Defendant/Appellant entered appearance and filed a 39 paragraph counter affidavit dated 18th July, 2007. The Claimants/Respondents on 15th October, 2007 filed a further affidavit in support of the originating summons. Thereafter the Defendant/Appellant filed a 1st further counter-affidavit opposing the claimants' originating summons dated July 18, 2006. The Claimants/Respondents filed a Notice of Preliminary Objection dated …

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