C.S.D., ANAMBRA STATE
V.
ONUZULIKE

(1991) JELR 79416 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  4 Jul 1991 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
C.S.D., Anambra State v. Onuzulike (1991) 8 NWLR (Pt. 212) 706
CORAM
IDRIS LEGBO KUTIOI, J.C.A. (Presided), ALOYSIUS IYORGYER KATSINA-ALU, J.C.A., SAMSON ODEMWING1E UWAIFO, J.C.A. (Read the Leading Ruling)
Core Terms Beta
respondents
court
order
rule
appellants
proceedings
appeal
lower court
document
anambra state high court rules
special duties
trial court
brother uwaifo
competence of the court
file
fresh evidence
high court rules
public service announcement
anambra state
appellate court
appropriate time
copy of the bundle of documents
correct decision
decision of the commissioner
existence of such document
final determination of the substantive application
further actions of whatever nature
inherent jurisdiction
international bank
issue of an alleged non-compliance
issue ofnon compliance
katsina-alu
lameness of this reason
leading ruling
leave ex parte
notice of motion
party applying
present application
present case
public relations officer
reasonable time
relief a
said document
said exhibit
said exhibit a
said public service announcement
substantive application
such circumstance grant

UWAIFO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Ruling): The appellants (now respondents in the present application) sought and were granted leave ex parte under Order 37 Rule 3(1) of the Anambra State High Court Rules 1988 and the inherent jurisdiction to move against the respondents (now applicants herein) for 

A. An order quashing the decision of the Commissioner for Special Duties, Anambra State contained in the Public Service Announcement dated 28th July, 1989 dissolving the Achalla Improvement Union.

B. An order staying further actions of whatever nature by the respondents in respect of or relating to or connected with or otherwise pursuant to the said Public Service Announcement pending the hearing and final determination of the substantive application or until the court otherwise decides.

It was only relief A above that was in fact pursued in the substantive application that was subsequently filed. The Public Service Announcement contained in a document dated 28 July, 1989 was signed by t…

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