SALIBA
V.
YASSIN

(2002) JELR 50566 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.138/1995 ·  8 Feb 2002 ·  Nigeria
 · 
Other Citations
Saliba v. Yassin (2002) 4 NWLR (Pt.756) 1 (2002) 2 S.C (Pt.1) 15
Saliba v. Yassin (2002) 4 NWLR (Pt. 756) 1
CORAM
SALIHU MODIBBO ALFA BELGORE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria IDRIS LEGBO KUTIGI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ANTHONY IKECHUKWU IGUH Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ALOYSIUS IYORGYER KATSINA-ALU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria EMMANUEL OLAYINKA AYOOLA Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
appellant
court
evidence
machines
learned trial judge
issue
court of appeal
cross appellant
high court
contract of hire
amended statement of claim
future event
grounds of appeal
learned judge
evidence of both parties
leading judgment
return of the ingersoll rand compressor
said award
use of the machines
a. i. katsina-alu
breach of contract
conversion of the goods n150,000.00
current economic situation
current price of a second hand drill
decision of the high court
defendant joseph saliba
dismissal of his cross appeal
established practice
facts of this case hold
first issue
further cross
hammer n200,000.00
high court of plateau state judicial division
issue of defendant
kaduna n2,000.00
loss of use of the equipment
ltd. v a. g.b. ltd.
number of grounds
plaintiff claims
plaintiff roda yassin
plaintiffs cross-appeal
said court
serious error of law
sets of issues
s. m. a. belgore
such duty
suit no. pld
sum of n2,997,000.00

A. I. KATSINA-ALU, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This case originated in the High Court of Plateau State Judicial Division in suit No. PLD/J210/90. The plaintiff Roda Yassin in that suit had claimed against the defendant Joseph Saliba as per paragraph 20 of the Amended Statement of Claim as follows:

"WHEREFORE the plaintiff claims against the defendant the sum of N2,997,000.00.

PARTICULARS:

Second hand value of the Bohler Quarry Drill Rig and Hammer N200,000.00;

Second hand value of the Ingersoll Rand Compressor N150,000.00 Cost of

transporting the equipment to Kaduna N2,000.00; Loss of use of the equipment from

May 1985 to the date of filing of the writ N2,645,000.00.

In the alternative the plaintiffclaims from the defendant

the sum of N2,997,000.00

PARTICULARS:

The return of the Ingersoll Rand Compressor in the condition

in which it was Second hand value of the Bohler Quarry Drill Rig and

Hammer N200,000.00

Cost of transporting the equipment to Kaduna N2,000.00

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