FAME PUBLICATIONS LTD
V.
ENCOMIUM VENTURES LTD & ORS

(2000) JELR 43803 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/280M/97 ·  4 Jan 2000 ·  Nigeria
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Fame Publications Ltd. v. Encomium Ventures Ltd (2000) 8 NWLR (Pt.667)105
CORAM
ATINUKE OMOBONIKE IGE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria PIUS OLAYIWOLA ADEREMI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IFEYINWA CECILIA NZEAKO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
court
application
respondents
orders
appellants
order
applicant
odunowo j.
national encomium
parties
principles
30th may
contempt of the said orders
issue of jurisdiction
mr. amaechina
24th issue of the magazine
counter-affidavit
due respect
law of contempt
learned counsel
order of court
points of law
whyte j.s.c.
affidavit evidence shows
a.-g.
anambra state
breach of the order of court
civil processes act
contempt of the orders of the lower court
court processes
decision of the supreme court
due administration of justice
facie curiae
federal high court
final analysis
following orders
general principle
general rule
issue of the jurisdiction of the court
learned trial judge
leave of this court
mean time
mr. adegbesan
order of that court mandatory
orders of court
private rights of parties
professor kasunmu
said order finds
said orders
supreme court

ADEREMI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): Sequel to the preliminary objection raised before the Federal High Court holden at Lagos. Odunowo J. presiding made the following orders on the 30th May, 1997:

(1) That Professor Kasunmu shall serve all the court processes in this suit on Mr. Adegbesan who has agreed to accept them in his chambers.

(2) That all the parties to these suits i.e. FHC/L/CP/567/97 and FHC/L/CP/608/97 are hereby restrained from publishing, selling, offering for sale or advertising any magazine or publication under the name or title of "FAME" OR "NATIONAL ENCOMIUM" pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice in both suits.

(3) That all the parties to both actions shall keep the peace in the mean time.

It would appear that the appellants/respondents have remained in contempt of the said orders made by Odunowo J. on 30/5/97 in that they have since produced the 24th issue of the magazine "National Encomium" since the orders were made and they…

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