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ALHAJI WAHAB IRAWO & ANOR v. ADEBAYO ADEDOKUN & ANOR

(2004) JELR 44981 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/88/96  •  20 Jan 2004  •  Nigeria

Coram
JAMES OGENYI OGEBE JCA; PIUS OLAYIWOLA ADEREMI JCA; ABUBAKAR ABDUL-KADIR JEGA JCA;

Judgement

ADEREMI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment delivered in suit No. LD/1348/85 on the 3rd of March, 1995 by the High Court of Lagos holden at Lagos.

The appellants who were the plaintiffs in the court below had through their writ of summons claimed against the defendant in that court (then known as Madam A. Ejide) the following reliefs:-

(1) A declaration that the plaintiffs are entitled to right of occupancy to all that piece or parcel of land situated, lying and being at Nos. 10 and 11, Owokoniran Street, Idi-Araba, Surulere, Lagos State.

(2) An order for the rectification of the Registrar (sic) (in respect of the Land Certificate Nos. MO2790 in plaintiffs' favour as the registered proprietor of the fee simple estate of the land in dispute.

(3) N500,000 damages for trespass committed by the defendant, her servants and agents on the said land

(4) A perpetual injunction restraining the defendant, her servants and her agent or otherwise from…

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