ABUBAKAR
V.
MAI'AHU

(1993) JELR 39706 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/K/153/M/93 ·  27 Oct 1993 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
OKAY ACHIKE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SIMEON ADEBAYO ODUWOLE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MAHMUD MOHAMMED Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
order
court
pick-up van
inherent jurisdiction
learned counsel
said order
consequential order
honourable court
kebbi state
chief registrar
exercise of appellate jurisdiction
15th june
birnin kebbi
contempt of court
order of this court
supporting affidavit
appeal no. ca
appellate division birnin kebbi
appellate jurisdiction
chief registrar of high court of justice
committal application
complaint of the applicant abdullahi abubakar
conclusion of argument
copy of the said letter
court of appeal rules
criminal appeal
due service of the said order
employment of the inherent power of the court
exhibit b.
ex parte order
first motion
flagrant disobedience of the said order
hearing of the criminal appeal
high court of justice
high court of justice kebbi state
hon. court
mr. m. b. audia
order of this hon. court
privy council
purport of the 2nd motion
registration no.
release of the applicant
said chief registrar
said pick-up van
said vehicle
second part of the order
true copy of the criminal appeal proceedings

SIMEON ADEBAYO ODUWOLE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): Two motions are involved in this matter. The first which is for committal is sequel to an ex parte order made by this Court on 26/5/93 in CA/K/117M/93 whilst the second is for an order to vacate the said order.

In the first notice for committal, the complaint of the applicant Abdullahi Abubakar is that the order of this Court made on Alhaji Ibrahim Mai'ahu the Chief Registrar of High Court of Justice, Kebbi State on 26/5/93 had been flouted and whereby he prays this Court for-

(i) "An order committing Alhaji Ibrahim Mai'ahu (the Chief Registrar, High Court of Justice, Kebbi State) to prison for contempt of Court in that the said respondent (Alhaji Ibrahim Mai'ahu) has refused, failed and/or neglected to release to the applicant his Peugeot 404 Pick-up Van with Registration No. SO 2666 BA, Engine No. 1269147, Chasis No. 1269147 in flagrant disobedience to the order of this Hon. Court in Appeal No. CA/K/117M/93 made on the 26t…

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