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IGWE & ORS.
V.
EZEANOCHIE & ORS

(2009) JELR 49489 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/E/98/2006 ·  23 Jun 2009 ·  Nigeria
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Igwe v. Ezeanochie (2010) 7 NWLR (Pt. 1192) 61
CORAM
AMIRU SANUSI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria M.L. TSAMIYA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OLU ARIWOOLA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

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applicants
respondents
appellants
grounds of appeal
issues
learned trial judge
appeal
security levy
payment of security levy
supreme court
counter affidavit
enforcement of fundamental right
main claim
principal claim
trial court
learned counsel
acts of the respondents
constitutional right
enforcement of their fundamental rights
further affidavit
respondents' bid
various documents
applicants freedom of expression
following reliefs
order of perpetual injunction
paragraphs of the statement
persistent threat of arrest of the applicants
respondents acts
respondents' counsel
substantive application
verifying affidavit
1st appellant
1st respondent
above rule of this court
amiru sanusi
appellants brief of argument
applicant see
case of enforcement of fundamental rights
circumstances of the facts of this case
decision of the trial court
enforcement of the fundamental rights of the applicants
members of the said association
neutral party
notice of appeal
payment of levy
respective brief of argument
s.29 of the anambra state vigilante law
said grounds of appeal
security guards
such issue

OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of Honourable Justice D.O.C. Amaechina of the Anambra State High Court sitting in Onitsha, delivered on Monday, the 18th day of July, 2005.

Pursuant to the leave granted to the Applicants, hereinafter referred to as the Appellants, on the 25th April, 2005, the Appellants on 29th April, 2005 filed their substantive application for the enforcement of their fundamental rights. In the application they had sought the following reliefs:-

"(i) A DECLARATION that the applicants are entitled to elect to belong or not to belong to the Federal Low Cost Housing Estate Residents Association, Onitsha.

(ii) A DECLARATION that the harassment, threats, intimidation, oppression, arrest and constant and persistent threat of arrest of the applicants by the respondents, their servants, agents and privies in the respondents' bid to compel the applicants into membership of Federal Low Cost Housing Estate Residents…

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