YUSUF
V.
CO-OPERATIVE BANK LTD.

(1994) JELR 46024 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.144/1991 ·  2 Sep 1994 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Yusuf v. Co-op. Bank Ltd. [1994) 7 NWLR (Pt.359)676
Yusuf v. Co-op. Bank Ltd. (1994) 7 NWLR (Pt. 359) 676
CORAM
MOHAMMED BELLO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria MUHAMMADU LAWAL UWAIS Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria EMANUEL OBIOMA OGWUEGBU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria SYLVESTER UMARU ONU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ANTHONY IKECHUKWU IGUH Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
respondent
account
court of appeal
trial judge
special referee
ibadan branch
trial court
cause of action
cross-appeal
benin city
writ of summons
statement of defence
failure of the court of appeal
grounds of appeal
learned trial judge
appeal court
appointment of the special referee
bendel state of nigeria
exhibit aa
exhibits bb2
following issues
high court
high court law
honourable court
issues
virtue of order
bb17 show
co-operative bank
credit of n2,211
current accounts
customer of the respondent
determination of the appeal
evidence of such service
ground of appeal
ibadan oyo state of nigeria
leading judgment
lead judgment of edozie
limitation of action
numerous banking documents
oyo state of the federal republic of nigeria
power of the trial judge
preliminary points of law
said act
statement defence
trial court of mr. aguriase osiriomo
trial of this action
x x x x

BELLO, C.J.N. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellant was the plaintiff in the High Court, Benin City where he claimed from the Respondent/Bank as follows:-

"(a) A declaration that the plaintiff is not indebted to the Defendant in respect of the plaintiff's account with the Defendant, a banker, at Ibadan, Oyo State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and at Benin City, Bendel State of Nigeria.

(b) A declaration that the plaintiff's accounts with the defendant at Ibadan and Benin City are in a credit of N2,211 ,956.35k made up as follows:

(i) Ibadan Branch .................. N677,264.15

(ii) Benin Branch .................. N 1,534.692.20

Total .................. N2,211.956.35k

(c) An order for payment by the Defendant to the plaintiff of the sum of N2,211 ,956.35k due and payable from the Defendant to the plaintiff on the plaintiff's accounts with the defendant at Ibadan and Benin City."

The case for the appellant was that he was a customer of the respondent with which he had m…

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