Appeal Court affirms N5m judgement against First bank over extra-judicial killing

The Court of Appeal, Lagos division has affirmed the judgement of a Lagos high court, which ordered First bank Plc, to pay the sum of N5 million to a businesswoman, Ganiat Amope Dilly. Apart from dismissing the appeal, a 3-man-panel, which includes, Justice Obande Festus Ogbuinya, Justice Fatima Omoro Akinbami and Justice Fredrick Oziakpono Oho, also unanimously slammed a N100, 000 cost against First Bank Plc with for instituting the appeal. The respondent in the appeal, Mrs. Dilly, had through an exparte application asked for Order Nisi for the enforcement…

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