SENATOR NKECHI JUSTINA NWAOGU V . HON. EMEKA ATUMA & ORSD V HRH EZE PROFESSOR SUNDAY OWUALA & ORD

SUBJECT MATTER

APPEAL/ ACTION – JOINDER OF INTERESTED PARTY

QUALIFICATION OF INTERESTED PARTIES – NATURE OF INTEREST TO QUALIFY A PARTY TO APPEAL AS PERSON INTERESTED OR AS PERSON HAVING INTEREST IN THE MATTER, MUST BE A RECOGNIZABLE INTEREST, IN RESPECT OF A DECISION WHICH PREJUDICIALLY AFFECTS SUCH WITNESS

JOINDER OF PARTIES – RIGHT OF AN ELECTORATE TO JOIN PARTIES

NATURE OF AN APPEAL

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE- ABUSE OF COURT PROCESS

QUALIFICATION OF AN INTERESTED APPLICANT IN A SUIT

It is also the law that for a person to qualify as a person interested, the applicant must show not only that he is a person having interest in the matter but also the order or judgment of the Court below he is seeking leave to appeal against, prejudicially affects his interest. In other words to succeed in the application, the applicants must show that they are persons who are aggrieved , or persons who are have suffered legal grievances, or persons against whom decisions have been pronounced which have wrongfully deprived them of something or wrongly refused them something or wrongly affected their title to something.PER, MAHMUD MOHAMMED, JSC

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