MARY U. PETER-ODILI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling of the Federal High Court, Abuja presided over by Honourable Justice S. J. Adah refusing to grant part of the Appellants' (Applicants in the court below) relief for interlocutory injunction against the Respondents.
The Appellants herein as Plaintiffs/Applicants before the Lower Court commenced the action giving rise to this appeal on 9th September 2003 vide a writ of summons and Statement of Claim, seeking several declaratory reliefs:
Simultaneously with the writ of summons and statement of claim, the Appellants also filed before the lower court a Motion Ex-parte and a motion on Notice seeking injunctive reliefs against the 3rd Respondent herein. By another Motion on Notice filed on 2nd October 2003, the Appellant sought an amendment to the earlier Motion on Notice for orders of injunction.
On the 19th September 2003, the Lower Court took argument in respect of the Motion on Noti…