UBA PLC
V.
GOSTAR INVESTMENT CO. LTD

(2018) JELR 38789 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/E/236/2016 ·  4 Jul 2018 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE JCA JOSEPH TINE TUR JCA MISITURA OMODERE BOLAJI-YUSUFF JCA
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respondent
appellant
trial court
instant case
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account of the plaintiff
breach of contract
breach of duty of care
general damages
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said sum
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gostar motors limited
right of action
bills of exchange act
gostar investment company ltd
gostar motors
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dishonoured cheque
grounds of appeal
loss of the sum
ordinary course of business
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determination of the issue
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natural persons
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careful examination of the claim
court finds
credit of the plaintiff
facts of the case
following orders
following reliefs
leading judgment
officer of the appellant
onitsha branch of the appellant
parties amounts
ratio decidendi of a decision
record of appeal shows
respondent company
value of the sum


MISITURA OMODERE BOLAJI-YUSUFF, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The respondent herein instituted suit no. 0/98/2010 in the Onitsha Judicial Division of the High Court of Anambra State wherein it claimed the following reliefs against the appellant.

(a) The sum of ₦12,200,000.00 being the value of the sum standing in the credit of the plaintiff on 21st May, 2009, credited to the account of the plaintiff by the defendant which caused the plaintiff to part with possession and ownership of Toyota Camry, Toyota Avalon and Nissan Armada Jeep on 21st May, 2009 to the National Human Right League of Nigeria.

(b) Interest on the said sum of ₦12,200,000.00 at the rate of 10% per annum or any other higher sum as at the date of judgment calculated from 22nd May, 2009, until judgment and or until the defendant credits the account of the plaintiff with the sum of ₦12,200,000.00 and interest accruing thereon.

(c) Interest on the said sum of ₦12,200,000.00 upon delivery of the judgment at the ra…

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