(2008) JELR 46355 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/08/2005 ·  18 Jul 2008 ·  Nigeria
CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ADZIRA GANA MSHELIA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria REGINA OBIAGELI NWODO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
learned trial judge
3rd appellant
governing council
senate investigation committee
vice chancellor
grounds of appeal
university of lagos
further submission
criminal offence
notice of appeal
order of certiorari
university of lagos act
issue of suspension
learned counsel
s17 of the university of lagos act
way of judicial review
allegations of misconduct
learned counsels
order of prohibition
respective parties
senior counsel
academic work
appellants cross brief of argument
court of the purpose
decisions of committees of the respondents
defendant appellant
department of mass communication of the university
exercise of its powers
federal high court lagos
following reliefs
functions of their office
governing council of the university
grant of leave
infraction of the rules of fair hearing
investigations findings
leading judgment
main file
make arrangement
power of the vice chancellor
provisions of s17 of the university
recommendations of the committees of the respondents
respondent counsel
rules of this court
ruling of the federal high court lagos division
s17 of the university act
senate of the university
staff of the respondents
way of motion of notice

REGINA OBIAGELI NWODO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Ruling of the Federal High Court Lagos Division delivered on 8 of November, by Hon. Justice G, C. Okeke in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/617/01.

The Plaintiff in the Court below herein the Respondent commenced an action by way of Judicial Review against the Defendant in the Federal High Court Lagos Judicial Division now the Appellant. The Respondent sought by way of motion exparte sought and obtained leave to apply for Judicial review in respect of 3 reliefs, consequent upon the grant of leave, which he then applied by way of Motion of Notice dated and filed 24 July, 2001 for the following reliefs:

"1. A declaration that the suspension of the Applicant by the Respondents is unconstitutional, null and void and of no effect.

2. An order of prohibition restraining the Respondents from acting on decisions of Committees of the Respondents recommending that the Applicant be removed as staff of the Respondents…

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