DAMAGES – SPECIAL DAMAGES – Whether special damages that have been specifically pleaded must be strictly proved


“Ordinarily, the law is clear that special damages must not only be specifically pleaded, they must be strictly proved by credible evidence of particular losses. See Luke N. Onyiorah Vs. Bendict C. Onyiorah & Anor (2019) LPELR 49096 (SC); Okafor & Ors Vs. Obiwo & Anor (1978) LPELR – 2413 (SC).”  Per OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, JSC in U.T.C. (NIG) PLC v. PETERS (2022-LCER-46526-SC) (Pp 12 – 12; Paras E – F)

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