LIMITATION LAW – Limitation Period – Whether the pendency of the action in Court stops time from running for the purpose of limitation period

11/07/2024

“In the case of ADEOGUN v. AKINYEMI (2020) 7 NWLR (PT. 1724) 389, 414 it was held that limitation period against a suit abates as long as the matter is pending before a Court. See also SIFAX NIGERIA LTD v. MIGFO NIGERIA LTD (2015) LPELR (CA).”

Per JOSEPH EYO EKANEM, JCA in OVIAWWE v. IGIEBOR & ORS (2021) LCER-45993(CA) (Pp 20 – 21 Paras F – A)