(2000) JELR 44191 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/428M/99 ·  24 Feb 2000 ·  Nigeria
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FCMB Plc. v. A.I.B. (Nig.) Plc. (2000) 8 NWLR (Pt.667)42
FCMB Plc. v. A.I.B. (Nig.) Plc. (2000) 8 NWLR (Pt. 667) 42
GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SULEIMAN GALADIMA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria AMIRU SANUSI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
lower court
supreme court
determination of the appeal
5th defendant
5th respondents
federal high court
honourable court
stay of proceedings
1st respondent
5th october
6th applicants
court of appeal
first application
further proceedings
interlocutory injunction
lead ruling
learned counsel
second application
senior counsel
1st defendant sell
3rd respondent
6th respondents
above application
determination of the appellant
different issues
different set of applications
exceptional circumstances
favour of first city merchant bank
favour of the respondents
following orders
jurisdiction of the court
lot of other materials
motion papers
mr. n. c. longs
mr. osaro egbobamien
nature of the plaintiff
order of the lower court reference
part of the order of the federal high court
plaintiff respondent
professor s.a. adesanya
ruling of the court of appeal lagos
submissions of mr. osaro eghobamien
submissions of the learned counsel

GALADIMA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): Two different set of applications have been filed before this Court. In the first application dated and filed on 28/1/2000, the Applicant as the Respondent in the second application pray for:

(1) An order staying further proceedings in the appeal before this Honourable Court pending the hearing and determination of the appellant's appeal to the Supreme Court.

In the second application dated and filed on 2/2/2000, the 4th,5th and 6th Respondents seek for the following orders:

"(1) An order varying in terms set forth in the schedule hereto the interlocutory injunction granted by the Federal High Court on the 5th October, 1999, in favour of First City Merchant Bank against the 5th Defendant and 5 others, pending the determination of the appeal filed at the Supreme Court against the ruling of the Court of Appeal Lagos delivered by the Court of Appeal as per Oguntade, J.C.A on the 24th January, 2000.

(2) Stay of proceedings at the lower Court…

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