- Kosofe Local Government v. Demuren
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Kosofe Local Government v. Demuren
KOSOFE LOCAL GOVERNMENT
COURT OF APPEAL
( LAGOS DIVISION )
SULEIMAN GALADIMA, JCA ( Presided and Read the Lead Ruling )
AMIRU SANUSI, JCA
15TH MAY, 2002
- Whether operate as a stay of execution
EVIDENCE - Stay of execution - Party applying therefor - Onus of proof
JUDGMENT AND ORDERS - Successful litigant - Judgment obtained
Exceptional circumstances which may deprive him of the fruit of his judgment
OF EXECUTION - Appeal - Whether operate as a stay of execution
OF EXECUTION - Application for - Grant of - Principle guiding STAY OF EXECUTION
- Party applying therefor - Onus of proof thereon
Whether the respondent will be denied the fruit of his
judgment sum if the appellantâ€™s application for stay of execution of trial
courtâ€™s ruling is granted.
Respondent as plaintiff in the trial
High Court obtained judgment against the appellant in the sum of N685,000.
Aggrieved, appellant appealed to the Court of Appeal and also filed an
application for stay of execution of the trial courtâ€™s ruling.