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DR. CAROL NWOSU v. DR. A.A. EIGBE FORH

(2016) LPELR-41255(CA)

In The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

On Wednesday, the 2nd day of November, 2016

CA/A/405/2012


Before Their Lordships

ABUBAKAR DATTI YAHAYA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

TINUADE AKOMOLAFE-WILSON Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

TANI YUSUF HASSAN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria


Between

DR. CAROL NWOSU - Appellant(s)

AND

DR. A.A. EIGBE FORH - Respondent(s)


Summary

INTRODUCTION:
This appeal borders on civil procedure.

FACTS:
This appeal is against the Ruling of the High Court of Federal Capital Territory in Suit No. FCT/HC/CV/80/2010 delivered on the 13th day of June, 2012.

The facts of the case are that the respondent herein who was the defendant at the trial Court instituted an action against the appellant herein by Writ of Summons and statement of claim dated the 28th day of October, 2010 and filed 29th October, 2010.

In the cause of proceedings the defendant (appellant herein) filed a motion dated 25th May, 2012 for the dismissal of the suit for want of jurisdiction. The trial Court after taking the motion reserved the Ruling on the said motion to be delivered in the final judgment, while adjourning the case for continuation of defence.

This Ruling of the trial Court gave rise to this appeal.
ISSUES:

DECISION/HELD:


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