AKWARANDU
V.
N.N.P.C.

(2002) JELR 57643 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/PH/110/97 ·  11 Dec 2002 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
JAMES OGENYI OGEBE, JCA (Presided and Read the Lead Judgment) SYLVANUS ADIEWERE NSOFOR, JCA DAVID ADEDOYIN ADENIJI, JCA
Core Terms Beta
appellant
trial court
court
section
appellant’s claim
lower court
decree no.
action of the appellant
learned counsel
appellant’s suit
nigerian national petroleum corporation decree
27th day of october
aba high court
appellant’s action
malicious prosecution
statement of claim
supreme court
13th december
appellant’s case
a respondent
breach of the rules of natural justice
civil proceedings
court of appeal decision
court of law
date of judgment
following order
following reliefs
lead judgment
learned trial judge
malicious prosecution of the plaintiff
mandatory provisions
military coup detat
military government
notice of intention
place of abode of the intending plaintiff
plaintiff’s action
plaintiff’s case
plaintiff’s condition
pleadings of the appellant
public duties
purported termination of the plaintiff
respect of any act
respect of any alleged neglect
staff of the corporation
statutory bodies
trial judge
view of section
wording of the decree

OGEBE, JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): The appellant sued the A respondent in Aba High Court by a writ of summons dated the 27th day of October, 1988 and later filed a statement of claim dated 17th of August, 1989 seeking the following reliefs: “(a) A declaration sued the respondent in Aba High Court by a writ of summons dated the 27th day of October, 1988 and later filed a statement of claim dated 17th of August, plaintiff’s condition of service.

A declaration that the purported termination of the plaintiff’s employment by the defendant on 4th February, 1985, is irregulars and or in breach of the rules of natural justice and is therefore null and void.

A declaration that the plaintiff has been a staff of the defendant at its depot of Osiosioma since 1979 and that he is still a staff of the corporation and therefore entitled to the rights, benefits and privileges (including salaries) attached to his post with the Corporation up to the date of judgment and thereafter. N200,000.00 (…

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