(2000) JELR 43913 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/48/99 ·  14 Apr 2000 ·  Nigeria
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DAHIRU MUSDAPHER Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ALBERT GBADEBO ODUYEMI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
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ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA, J.C.A (Delivering the Leading Judgment): By a writ of summons dated 28th October, 1997 supported by an affidavit sworn to by Gloria Nwosu a litigation secretary in Liberty Chambers, Minna, Solicitors to the plaintiff on 4th November, 1997, the plaintiff claimed against the defendant as follows:

The plaintiff claims against the defendant in the following terms -

1. The sum of Two Million, Eight Hundred and Twenty-Two Thousand, Four Hundred and Eighty-Six Naira, Eighty-Four Kobo (N2,822,486.84) as at August, 1997 being the amount of money due and payable by the defendant to the plaintiff for the loan granted and disbursed to the defendant evidenced by Deeds of Legal Mortgage dated 16th November, 1984. Registered as 42/42/32 and 18th December, 1984 Registered as 65/65/32 miscellaneous respectively at Lands Registry office, Ilorin which the defendant refused and neglected to pay back despite repeated demands.

2. 21% interest per annum from 30th September, 1997 …

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