ARJAY LTD.& ORS
V.
A.M.S. LTD.

(2003) JELR 44844 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.112/2000 ·  28 Feb 2003 ·  Nigeria
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Arjay Ltd. v.A.M.S. Ltd. (2003) 7 NWLR (Pt.820)577 (2003) 2 - 3 S.C 1 (2003) 2 - 3 S.C 1
CORAM
MUHAMMADU LAWAL UWAIS Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria MICHAEL EKUNDAYO OGUNDARE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria SYLVESTER UMARU ONU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ALOYSIUS IYORGYER KATSINA-ALU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria NIKI TOBI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
appellants
respondent
equatorial guinea
court of appeal
trial court
writ of summons
issue of jurisdiction
grounds of appeal
preliminary objection
jurisdiction of the court
learned trial judge
united states dollars
grounds of law
mallam aminu kano international airport
lone issue
motion ex parte
order of interim injunction
affidavit of the respondent
alleged breach of aircraft lease agreement
appeal number
averments of parties
cost of filing
fact grounds
federal high court
hearing of the appeal
order of interlocutory injunction
result of the defendant
21st day of march
3rd appellants
above grounds of appeal
affidavit evidence of the respondent
background facts
captain dayo olu badewo
filing of this appeal
first part of the judgment of the court
following effect
following reasons
grounds of want of jurisdiction
labelled grounds of law
leading judgment
officials of the civil aviation authority of nigeria
place of performance of exhibit p02
registrar of the court
registrar of the federal high court
release of the aforesaid aircraft
result of the defendants
ruling of the court
said motion ex parte
second appeal
subject-matter of the suit

S. U. ONU, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): By an application for a writ of summons dated the 21st day of March, 1997, the respondent as plaintiff, claimed against the appellants who were defendants before Abdullahi Musdapher, J. of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano, as follows:

"1 The sum of US $575,000.00 (Five Hundred and Seventy Five Thousand United States Dollars) being special damages suffered by the plaintiff as a result of the defendants' alleged breach of aircraft lease agreement made by the parties on the 3rd of February, 1997.

2 The sum of US $500,000.00 (Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) being general damages suffered by the plaintiff as a result of the defendant's alleged breach of aircraft lease agreement made by the parties on the 3rd of February, 1997.

3 Cost of filing and prosecuting this action.

4 Further or other reliefs."

The background facts leading to the filing of this appeal may be briefly stated as follows:

By a motion ex parte date…

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