(2002) JELR 44568 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/J/322/98 ·  7 Nov 2002 ·  Nigeria
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OLUDADE OLADAPO OBADINA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria AMIRU SANUSI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IFEYINWA CECILIA NZEAKO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
notice of intention
high court of plateau state
civil procedure
plateau state
abia state
undefended list
writ of summons
high court registry
learned counsel
u.s. dollars
japanese government
high court
trial court
present case
favour of the plaintiff
learned trial judge
original copy of the japanese aid approval
procurement of foreign aid
2nd appellant
first defendant
brief of argument
date of judgment
denial of fair hearing
jos high court
jurisdiction of the plateau state high court
leading judgment
support of the application
1st appellant
29th day of may
accompanying affidavit
agreed fees
appellant import
attached affidavit
case of i. k. martins
close look
high court of plateau state registry
judgment of hon. justice m. oyetunde
leave of the lower court
list procedure
rules of the high court of plateau state
said sum
services of the respondent
suit no. pld
supreme court
terms of the particulars of claim

OBADINA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal by the defendants/appellants against the judgment of Hon. Justice M. Oyetunde sitting at Jos High Court, Plateau State. The judgment was delivered on the 29th day of May, 1995 in favour of the plaintiff/respondent in suit No. PLD/J/153/95.

The appellants were the defendants, while the respondent was the plaintiff at the trial court. The respondent was a business consultant based in Jos. In July, 1992, the 2nd appellant engaged the services of the respondent for the procurement of foreign aid from the Japanese Government to enable the 2nd appellant import some vehicles and spare parts for use by the 1st appellant. See exhibit A attached to the affidavit in support of the application for writ of summons on the undefended list. According to the respondent, the respondent rendered the service in Jos and by delivery note dated 18th September, 1992, the 2nd appellant through its agent collected the original copy of the Ja…

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