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A. U. DEDUWA & Ors v.EMMANUEL AMOMA OKORODUDU & ORS

(1974) JELR 33325 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.74/1974  •  21 Jun 1974  •  Nigeria

Coram
TASLIM OLAWALE ELIAS JSC; DAN IBEKWE JSC; AYO GABRIEL IRIKEFE JSC;

Judgement

T. O. ELIAS, C.J.N. (Delivering the Leading Ruling): On Monday, June 10, 1974, this Court heard arguments for and against the motion brought by the applicants on the Ruling of Atake, J., given on January 7, 1974, in consolidated suits No. W/22/68 and No. W/28/69 in which the learned trial judge, in answer to the applicants' application before him for a stay of execution of the judgment and orders and costs awarded against them in the two consolidated suits, made the following orders:

"(1). That the order of forfeiture and injunction made in the judgment of this Court is hereby stayed only in respect of the area occupied and settled on by the applicants which area is shown in the plan T.J.M. 1609 .(Exhibit 1) and which area to be more precise is all that area in the said plant T.J.M. 1609 (Exhibit 1) verged pink but less the areas:

(a) Verged yellow,

(b) verged purple, and

(c) Hatched blue,

Pending the determination of their appeal to the Supreme Court.

(2) That the applicants shall no…

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