A.G. OF THE FEDERATION
V.
A.G. OF LAGOS STATE & ORS

(2016) JELR 39821 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/287M/2013 ·  27 Jan 2016 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
MUHAMMED LAWAL GARBA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JUMMAI HANNATU SANKEY Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria UZO. I. NDUKWE-ANYANWU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IBRAHIM SHATA BDLIYA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
appeal
j.c.a.
order
reasoning
1st respondent's suit
agreement
conclusion
issues
jurisdiction
leading judgment
parties
add.the appeal
appeal no.ca
appellant
applicable authorities
brother
brother mohammed lawal garba
ca
care
conclusion of the court
conclusions
consideration vis
costs
decision
draft form
earlier appeal no ca
effect
garba
ibrahim shata bdliya
issue
judgment
jummai hannatu sankey
lawal garba
lead judgment
lord
lower court
mere repetition of the submissions
merit
opportunity
orders
privilege of reading
reasons
relevant facts
respective costs
ruling
ruling of the lower court
said issue
tunde oyebanji awotoye
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views

MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is also against the same Ruling by Lower Court assuming jurisdiction over the 1st Respondent's suit and raises the same as Issue 2 of the Appellant in appeal No.CA/L/914/12 which has been fully and completely considered and finally resolved in that appeal.

In order to avoid mere repetition of the submissions made by the parties on the said issue and the views and conclusion of the Court thereon, I adopt the reasoning and conclusion in the earlier appeal No CA/L/914/12 for this appeal. For lacking in merit, the appeal is also dismissed, for reasons set out there in and the Ruling of the Lower Court delivered on the 8/10/12 to the effect that it has jurisdiction to adjudicate over the 1st Respondent's suit, is hereby affirmed.

Parties shall bear their respective costs of prosecuting the appeal.

JUMMAI HANNATU SANKEY, J.C.A. : My learned brother, Garba, J.C.A., has afforded me an opportunity of reading before now th…

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