G. B. A. COKER, JSC (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is from a judgment of the High Court, Lagos (George J.) in a case in which the plaintiff (now respondent) had claimed originally against one Alhaji Jubrilla Aromire on a summons endorsed as follows:
"The plaintiff's claims against the defendant are for the sum of 3500pounds being special and general damages for trespass.
2. Recovery of possession of all that piece or parcel of land situate at Obele Oniwala Court, Awoyemi Compound in the federal territory of Lagos;
3. An injunction restraining the defendant, his servants and/or agents from committing further acts of trespass on the said land. Title is involved."
Alhaji Jubrilla Aromire is now the 1st appellant before this Court. Soon after the filing of the writ the plaintiff took out a motion asking for an interim injunction to restrain the defendant, Alhaji Aromire and privies, servants and agents from further trespassing on the land. The defendant then filed a cou…