TEXACO OVERSEAS (NIG) PETROLEUM COMPANY UNLIMITED
V.
PEDMAR NIGERIA LTD.

(2002) JELR 44672 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.192/1999 ·  12 Jul 2002 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Texaco Overseas(Nig) Unltd.v.Pedmar (Nig.) Ltd.(2002) 13 NWLR (Pt.785) 526 (2002) 7 S.C (Pt.II) 222
CORAM
SALIHU MODIBBO ALFA BELGORE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria IDRIS LEGBO KUTIGI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria SYLVESTER UMARU ONU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ALOYSIUS IYORGYER KATSINA-ALU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria AKINTOLA OLUFEMI EJIWUNMI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
appellant
interest
cross appellant
statement of claim
court of appeal
learned trial judge
additional evidence
amended statement of claim
civil procedure
exhibits b
high court of lagos state
said sum
admiralty jurisdiction act no.
agreed rate
carriage of goods
concurrent findings of facts
credible evidence
exhibits c
lagos state high court
laws of the federal republic of nigeria
learned justices of the court of appeal
right conclusion
such facts
various periods of charter
various times
a. o. ejiwunmi
briefs of argument
case of the plaintiff
consideration of the award
considered judgment
cross respondent
determination of the appeal
end of the trial
facts of this case
following observation
high courts
judgment of the lagos state high court
judgment of the trial court
leading judgment
mere fact
plaintiff joins issue
relevant time
respondent shows
result of the court of appeal
rules of this court
s. a.
support of their respective cases
supreme court

A. O. EJIWUNMI, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This action was commenced in the High Court of Lagos State by the plaintiff against the defendant with a writ of summons. By its amended statement of claim, the plaintiff's claims are as follows:-

"(i) The sum of $66,780.00 being the amount due and payable to the plaintiff on invoice no. 5485D referred to in paragraph 4 of this statement of claim being money due and payable to the plaintiff on the chartering of its vehicle M. V. Coastal Carrier to the defendant during the month of May, 1995.

(ia) Interest thereon at the agreed rate of 100% per month from the 27th of June, 1995 till judgment and thereafter at the rate of 21% per annum till the said sum is finally liquidated.

(ii) The sum of $6.913.20 being the amount due and payable to the plaintiff on invoice no. 5484D referred to in paragraph 4 of this statement of claim being money due and payable to the plaintiff on the chartering of its vessel M. V. Brasil IV to the defen…

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