PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – PRELIMINARY OBJECTION – Purpose of a notice of preliminary objection; whether a preliminary objection can be used to attack one or more grounds of appeal


“…For the umpteenth time, the essence of a preliminary objection is to terminate an appeal in limine. Any objection to a ground or some grounds of appeal, not the entire appeal, is by way of motion on notice which could be argued in the brief vide Okereke v. James (2012) 16 NWLR (Pt. 1326) 339 at 348- 349.” Per ABDU ABOKI, JSC in SANI v. KOGSHA & ORS (2021-LCER-40499-SC) (Pp 18 – 18; Paras E – F)

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