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MR. AUGUSTINE THOMPSON EBEM & ANOR v. MR. SUNDAY NSEYEN

(2016) JELR 37096 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/C/123/2013  •  28 Jan 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
IBRAHIM MOHAMMED MUSA SAULAWA JCA; ONYEKACHI AJA OTISI JCA; PAUL OBI ELECHI JCA;

Judgement

PAUL OBI ELECHI J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment):?This is an appeal against the Judgment of the High Court of Cross River State, Calabar?Judicial Division, Coram Akan B. Ikpeme which was delivered on the 15th September, 2011 against the Appellant and hence this appeal.

BRIEF FACTS OF THE CASE

The facts of this case according to the Appellant is that the Respondent and the 1st?Appellant are both blood- brothers. They all lived together with their families at the property in dispute situate and called No.?14, Akai Close, Calabar. During the life time of their mother. None of them claimed sole ownership of the said property.

However, soon after the death of their mother, the Respondent came up with fraudulent documents of title and started claiming ownership over the said property. He also took steps to eject the Appellants from the area of the property where they reside, right from the life time of their mother. When every attempt to eject the Appellants failed, the Respondent fileā€¦

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