IN RE: NDIC & ANOR.
V.
LAWAL & ORS.

(2006) JELR 40317 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/281/2001 ·  26 May 2006 ·  Nigeria
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In Re: NDIC v. Lawal [2007] 7 NWLR (Pt.1032)
CORAM
DALHATU ADAMU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SOTONYE DENTON-WEST Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
applicant
court
appeal
present appeal
3rd party
necessary party
learned counsel
2nd respondent
subject matter of the appeal
trial court
court of appeal rules
federal high court
governor of kogi state
interested party
lower court
present case
result of the action
result of the consent judgment
said property
support of the above submission
applicant counsel
applicant o. c. opara
circumstance of this application
common ground
consent judgment
determination of the present appeal
facts of the case
first point
grant of an application
honourable court
inherent jurisdiction of this honourable court
institutions of the present suit
interest of justice
joinder of a party
land disputes
landed property
liquidator of the alpha merchant bank
main reason
necessary materials
paragraph affidavit
real test
room hotel project
said judgment
said principles
said tribunal
see uku v
subject matter of the present appeal
victoria island shopping complex

ADAMU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): In its motion on notice dated and filed on 21/6/05, the applicant (the NDIC) applied to this court seeking for the following relief:

"1. An order granting leave to the applicant to join as a co-respondent in this appeal.

2. An order granting leave to the applicant to respond to this appeal.

3. An order joining the applicant as co-respondent to this appeal.

4. And for such further or other orders as this Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstance of this application."

When moving the application, the learned counsel for the applicant O. C. Opara (Mrs.) stated that the application is brought pursuant to section 6(b)(a) and 243(a) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999; Order 3 rule 6(1) of the Court of Appeal Rules, 2002, and the inherent jurisdiction of this Honourable Court. The application is also said to be supported by a 7 paragraph affidavit with 8 exhibits. The applicant relies on all the paragraphs…

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