(2010) JELR 45730 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/264/07 ·  18 Feb 2010 ·  Nigeria
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Peter v. N.N.P.C. (2010) 8 NWLR (Pt. 1195) 173
JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ABDU ABOKI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
action notice
nnpc act
exhibit p1
1st respondent
provisions of section
trial court
learned counsel
senior counsel
grounds of appeal
jeph njikonye
managing director
notice of appeal
named nnpc estate
requirements of section
action notice of 18th day of september
federal high court
honourable court
kemi pinheiro san
nnpc act cap
plaintiffs letter of 18th day of september
specific finding
15th day of june
2nd november
abuse of the process of this honourable court
appellants jeph njikonye
brief fact of the case
commencement of issuance of offer letters
competence of ground
earlier suit
findings of fee trial court
findings of the learned trial judge
following orders
judgment of the federal high court
leading judgment
learned trial judge
nnpc housing estate
notice of conditions
occupants of flats
opinion of the court
particulars of error
settled principle of law
submission of the 1st respondent

ABDU ABOKI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This Appeal is against the Judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja delivered on 11th July 2007 by-Hon. Justice A.J. Chikere.

The brief fact of the case is that the Appellants/Plaintiffs are retirees/occupants of flats in the NNPC Housing Estate, Arthur Unegbe Street, Area II Garki, Abuja, FCT; which was to be sold pursuant to the Federal Government's policy of sale its houses.

The Defendants/Respondents on the 15th day of June 2006, published to the plaintiffs/Appellants a notice of conditions to be met by the Plaintiff/Appellants to qualify then to purchase their respective flats at the reserved rates, which conditions the Plaintiff/Appellants alleged they met.

At the commencement of issuance of offer letters to occupants of the flats in the estate, the Plaintiff/Appellants alleged that they were sidelined by the Respondent in a bid to punish and victimize them for actively involving in petitioning the President of the Federal R…

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