(2004) JELR 45077 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/K/282/2001 ·  22 Nov 2004 ·  Nigeria
MAHMUD MOHAMMED Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OFR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria STANLEY SHENKO ALAGOA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
lower court
foreign judgment
registration of the foreign judgment
judgment creditor
civil procedure
foreign judgments
judgment debtor
laws of the federation of nigeria
present case
second issue
name of the plaintiff
grounds of appeal
supreme court
judgment of this court
leading judgment
names of the parties
above order
correct names of the parties
following order
learned judge of the court
name of the right plaintiff
right person
above named judgment debtor
above named parties
amendment of parties name
amendment of the title of an action
apparent mistake
application ex-parte
appropriate cases
arguments of the learned counsel
authentic name of the plaintiff
correct name
exercise of its discretion
existing person
following orders
judgment of the kano state high court
jurisdiction of this court
mikson establishment industries ltd
moveable properties of the appellant
name mikson industries ltd
name of the respondent judgment creditor
number of cases
order of that court
registered court
relevant part of this ruling state
ruling of the kano state high court of justice
ruling of the lower court
said judgment

MAHMUD MOHAMMED, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling of the Kano State High Court of Justice delivered on 16-7-1999 in suit No. K/M/137/99.

The respondent in this appeal was a judgment creditor in a judgment it obtained in a court at Maradi in Niger Republic in Trial No. 45/98 against the appellant who was the Defendant in that court. By an application Ex-Parte, the respondent had applied before the court below for an order under section 10 of the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act CAP 152 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990, to register the foreign judgment in that court for the purpose of execution in Nigeria. After hearing the application, the court below on being satisfied that the application met the requirements of the law for the purpose of being registered granted the same. The relevant part of this ruling state:-

"I want to say that I agree with the submissions of Mr. Igwe learned counsel to the applicant that all the …

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