(2010) JELR 45761 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/C/02/2009 ·  24 Jun 2010 ·  Nigeria
KUMAI BAYANG AKAAHS Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JA'AFARU MIKA'ILU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria NWAL1 SYLVESTER NGWUTA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
learned trial judge
1st defendant
burnt meter
trial court
1st respondent
actual consumption
learned counsel
reconciliation of the appellant
brief of argument
following issue
leading judgment
power supply
reconciliation of accounts
1st meter
2nd december
additional payment of money
civil procedure
front of plaintiff
further destruction of the plaintiff
judgment of the federal high court
lone ground
lower court
order of reconciliation of the appellant
order of the lower court
outstanding bills
own brief of argument
perpetual injunction
real issue
reconnection of the plaintiff
said bills
such complaint
udengwu v. uzuegbu
uyo akwa ibom state
written addresses
written record

NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Federal High Court, Uyo Akwa Ibom State presided over by Olotu J. The judgment was delivered on 19th June 2008. Endorsed on the writ of summons issued on 19th June 2001 is the plaintiff's claim against the Respondents, hereunder reproduced:

1. "The sum of N100,000.000.00 (One Hundred Million Naira) as Special and General Damages for the damage done to the Plaintiff's property, when the 1st Defendant's Technician maliciously bridged the Electric lines when reconnecting the 1st Defendant's Power to the Plaintiff's building.

2. An order directing Defendants to restore power supply to the Plaintiff's residence at No 26 Eyotong Street, Oron, Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria.

3. An order directing Defendants to remove live wire disconnected and left hanging in front of Plaintiff's Residence gate at No 26 Eyotong Street, Oron, Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria.

4. Perpetual injunction restrain…

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