(2008) JELR 49456 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/174/2003 ·  5 Feb 2008 ·  Nigeria
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MARY U. PETER-ODILI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OYEBISI FOLAYEMI OMOLEYE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ABDU ABOKI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
interlocutory injunction
learned trial judge
lower court
central bank of nigeria
statement of claim
3rd respondent
foreign exchange approvals
order of interlocutory injunction
financial crimes commission
writ of summons
9th september
lagos state government
mary u. peter-odili
paras e
substantive claims
uncontroverted evidence
2nd defendant
2nd october
aspect of the appellants
declaratory reliefs
exercise of his discretion
final determination of the issues
final judgment
following order
grant of an interlocutory injunction
grant of the reliefs
hearing mr. ogunwumiju
injunctive reliefs
leading judgment
motion ex-parte
notice of appeal
orders of injunction
part of the appellants
respect of any act
respect of the motion
rights of the parties
ruling of the federal high court
said reliefs
scope of the plaintiff
subject matter of the case
supreme court decision
time of his application

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…

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