(2006) JELR 45727 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/K/239/2002 ·  31 Mar 2006 ·  Nigeria
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U.D.F.U., Sokoto v. Balogun (2006) 9 NWLR (Pt.984) pg. 124
BABA ALKALI BA'ABA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ABUBAKAR ABDULKADIR JEGA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
1st respondent
learned trial judge
federal high court
printed record
civil procedure
learned counsel
affidavit of service
2nd respondent
motion ex-parte
order of certiorari
evidence act
provisions of order
lower court
vide exhibit
visitation panel
case of the applicant
competence of the action
jurisdiction of the court
support of the applicant
actual accrual date of the cause of action
a.-g. oyo state
chairmanship of the 2nd respondent
claims of the applicant
declaratory reliefs
employment of the appellant
following issues
interlocutory appeal
j.s.c. delta state
leave of the federal high court
material time
members of the appellant
notices of preliminary objection
oral submission of the counsel
particulars of the date
retirement of the applicant
rulings of the federal high court
said grounds of appeal
said recommendation
senior counsel
service of the appellant
services of the appellant
staff of the appellant
starting point
support of this application
visitor relating

BA'ABA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an interlocutory appeal against the rulings of the Federal High Court presided over by Hon. Justice Lambo Akanbi, of the Federal High Court, Sokoto Division, in suit No. FHC/S/CS/10/2001 delivered on 1/6/2001 and 16/1/2002 respectively.

The 1st respondent was until 30th December 2000, an academic staff in the employment of the appellant. Sometimes in 1999, the visitor to the appellant constituted a visitation panel under the chairmanship of the 2nd respondent to look into all matters that will improve the learning and research environment and the well being of the students and staff of the appellant. In the course of carrying out his assignment the 2nd respondent received memoranda from the members of the appellant's community including thirteen members of a self-style association of "Senior Academics". The 1st respondent was at all material time a member of this association. At the end of its assignment the 2nd respondent's pa…

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