(2002) JELR 44422 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/60/2001 ·  28 Oct 2002 ·  Nigeria
DAHIRU MUSTAPHER 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
Core Terms Beta
hearing of this application
order of this honoruable court
learned trial judge
issues of fact
point of law
statement of claim
grounds of appeal
order of this court
statement of defence
decision of the trial court
16th respondents
honourable court
following issues
see agba vs agodo
following reliefs
1st july
national convention scheduled
lower court
joinder of inec
averments of fact
civil procedure
16th plaintiffs
federal high court abuja coram edet
abuse of court process
national executive committee of the 17th plaintiff
duplication of a similar suit
members of the national convention committee
nature of the application
points of law
hearing of evidence
set aside
leading judgment
lieu of demurrer
trial court
unreserved admission of the statement of claim
rule of relevancy
agencies of the federal government
leave of court
learned counsel
appellant application
1st defendant
determination of the appeal

ZAINAB A. BULKACHUWA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the Federal High Court Abuja coram Edet 'J' the 1st - 16th Respondents as Plaintiffs initiated an action against the appellants as defendants in Writ of Summons filed on the 30th of May 2000. Their claim against the defendants is as per paragraph 13 of the Statement of Claim whereby they claim as follows;

(i) An order of this Honoruable Court restraining the Defendants, their servants, agents and privies from conducting any congress starting from ward scheduled for the 3rd of June, 2000, Local Government 14th of June 2000, State scheduled for 24th of June, 2000 and National Convention Scheduled for 1st July, 2000 as published in the Newspapers, or indeed on any other date thereafter.

(ii) An order of this court restraining the 1st to 4th Defendants, their agents, servants and privies from obstructing tampering or in any way interfering with the 1st to 16th Plaintiffs in the execution of their functions as members of th…

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