UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
V.
AMATOKWU

(2005) JELR 57747 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/243/01 ·  10 Feb 2005 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
KUMAI BAYANG AKAAHS JCA (Presided) CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI JCA (Read the Lead Judgment) MUHAMMED LAWAL GARBA JCA
Core Terms Beta
appellants
counsel
record
parties
fair hearing
issues
learned trial judge
respondents
lead judgment
record of appeal
trial judge
lower court
ogunbiyi jca
amended notice of appeal
appellate court
circumstances of this case
grounds of appeal
judicial review
lordships of the supreme court
proceedings of the court
provisions of section
said issue
trial court
absence of an order
address of the plaintiff
cardinal principle
decision of the federal high court lagos division
denial of fair hearing
effect of breach
failure of parties
following authorities
following facts
foundational fundamentals of our constitution
hon. justice m. b. belgore
judicial review of the findings
knowledge of a adjourned dates
leave of this court
letter reference number ad
order of this honourable court
original notice of appeal
recommendation of the university of lagos senate panel
respect of the 1st issue
rules of court
said counsel
said judgment
service of the hearing notices
subsequent dates
subsequent further adjournments
various dates

OGUNBIYI JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): This is an appeal against the decision of the Federal High Court Lagos Division presided over by Hon. Justice M. B. Belgore as he then was. Pursuant to his judgment delivered on the 9th June, 1999 an original notice of appeal was filed on the 4th September, 1999. By the leave of this court on the 19th November, 2002 the appellants amended their grounds of appeal and filed an amended notice of appeal on the 25th November of the same year. The respondent herein was the plaintiff at the lower court, whose claim in the suit was for a judicial review of the findings and recommendation of the University of Lagos senate panel that tried him, the plaintiff. At page 43 of the record, the following were the five reliefs sought by the applicant per his statement for the judicial review therefore:-

“(a) An order of this honourable court quashing the findings andthe recommendation of the senate panel instituted to try the applicant as ultra vires the…

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