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CHIEF GODSPOWER DIMKPA MR. MICHAEL CHUKWU DIMKPA MR. EUGENE IKECHI DIMKPA (For themselves and on behalf of the Omuosuja family of Omuodu Compound in Akpabu Village) V. AGBO CHIOMA VICTOR CHIOMA ALLEN ASSOR MARTIN CHIOMA BARNABAS CHIOMA JOHN AJOKU JAMES DIKE PATRICK DIKE (For themselves and on behalf of Omuikega Family of Mgbu-Elu Compound of Akpabu Village)

(2009) JELR 57840 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/PH/420/2006  •  10 Dec 2009  •  Nigeria

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SULEIMAN GALADIMA JCA (Presided) TIJJANI ABDULLAHI JCA KUDIRAT M. O. KEKERE-EKUN JCA (Read the Lead Judgment)

Judgement

KEKERE-EKUN JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Rivers State, Port Harcourt Division, delivered on 28 November 2005 in consolidated suits. The court dismissed the plaintiffs’claims in suit No. AHC/42/80: Samuel Dimkpa and Ors v. Agbo Chioma and Ors. and entered judgment in favour of the plaintiffs in suit No. AHC/37/82: Victor Chioma and Ors. v. Agumagu Dimkpa and Ors. The appellants herein instituted suit No. AHC/42/80 before the old Ahoada Judicial Division of the High Court of Rivers State for themselves and as representatives of Omuosujafamily of Omuodu Compound of Akpabu A village. They sought the following reliefs against the respondents for themselves and as representatives of Omuikegafamily of Mbuelu Compound of Akpabu village: A declaration that the plaintiffs are entitled to the customary rights of occupancy to all that piece or parcel of land being part of a larger farmland known and called Agata, belongi…

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