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(2014) JELR 39897 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/277/M/2013 ·  11 Apr 2014 ·  Nigeria
ABUBAKAR DATTI YAHAYA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JOSEPH TINE TUR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MOORE A.A. ADUMEIN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
respondent's notice
court of appeal rules
decision of the court
learned counsel
notice of appeal
honourable court
registry of this honourable court
rules of court
support of the motion
good cause
lead ruling
learned trial judge
said counsel
such further order
15th day of april
8th october
additional grounds of appeal
affidavit of akin ayodele
circumstances of this case
circumstances of this case time
counsel's further argument
direct sales
exercise of a judicial discretion
hearing of this application counsel
high court of the federal capital territory
learned silk
moore a. a. adumein
order of court
own personal knowledge
paragraph affidavit
prescribed period
prima facie show
respondent file
result of inadvertence of counsel
rules of this court
said paragraphs
statement of facts
such facts
verifiable reasons

JOSEPH TINE TUR, JCA (Delivering the Lead Ruling): Danjuma Ameh whom I shall call "the Respondent/Applicant" was on 15th day of April, 2004 offered appointment by Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited as a Direct Sales Executive, Wealth Management in the Consumer Banking Unit and posted to her branch office in Abuja. Having served his employer for some years the respondent decided to try his luck at Lona Global Resources Ltd. where he was wanted as General Manager, Lagos and Southern Operations. The arrangement could not immediately sail through because the respondent/applicant was confronted with two letters from his former employer whom I shall call "the appellant" which according to the respondent/applicant, was libelous. The respondent proceeded to the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and instituted a suit against the appellant on 21st May, 2008, founding his claims on libel and aggravated damages. The learned trial Judge heard evidence and entered judgment in …

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