(2012) JELR 49282 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/118/99 ·  25 Jun 2012 ·  Nigeria
KUDIRAT M. O. KEKERE-EKUN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MOORE A. A. ADUMEIN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
learned trial judge
preliminary objection
2nd respondents
4th respondents
grounds of appeal
court of appeal rules
lower court
amended notice of appeal
notice of preliminary objection
trial court
briefs of argument
1st respondent
exhibit d1
first instance
notice of appeal
rules of this court
supreme court decisions
1st defendant
additional grounds of appeal
evidence of witnesses
exhibit c1
exhibits e
following cases
issue of res judicata
judgment of the high court of osun state
orakosim vs menkiti
3rd defendant of aromo
amojaine vs eguegu
anibire vs womiloju
ayansina vs coop bank ltd
behalf of eesa family of iragbiji
cases of orakosim vs menkiti
decision of the supreme court
final decision of the lower court
issue of non-compliance
n.s.p.n. ltd. vs f.g.n.
order of this court
raise issues
respect of the appeal
respect of the eesa chieftaincy of iragbiji
see henkel chemical ltd. v
single omnibus ground of appeal
virtue of section

KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN, J.C.A (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Osun State sitting at Ikirun delivered on 9th October 1998 dismissing the appellant's claims for declarations in respect of the Eesa Chieftaincy of Iragbiji. Being dissatisfied with the judgment he filed a notice of appeal containing a single omnibus ground of appeal. By an order of this court dated 19/11/08 he was granted leave to file and argue ten additional grounds of appeal. Pursuant to the order, the appellant filed an Amended Notice of Appeal on 26/11/08 containing eleven grounds of appeal.

The parties duly filed and exchanged briefs of argument in compliance with the rules of this court. The appellant's brief is dated 9/11/09 and filed on 17/11/09. It was deemed properly filed and served on 17/1/10. The 1st and 2nd respondents' brief is dated 27/4/10 and filed on 28/4/10. It was deemed properly filed on 28/4/10. They filed a notice of …

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