UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The provenance of this appeal is the action before the High Court of Lagos State in SUIT No. LD/1002/2009: BENEFICIAL ENDOWMENT LTD v. LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT and ANOR. In the said action, the Respondent, as Claimant before the lower Court claimed the following reliefs against the Appellants herein, the Defendants at the lower Court:
A. DECLARATION that the Claimant having paid the consideration specified in the letter of Allocation Ref. No. LU/Y2/ABIJO/BLK.9/PLT266, are the rightful owners of the right of occupancy over the piece/parcel of land lying being and known as Block 9 Plot 266 Abijo GRA Scheme Lagos.
B PERPETUAL INJUNCTION restraining the Defendants from interfering with the Claimants rights and enjoyment of the said right of occupancy.
A. An Order that the Claimant do recover from the Defendants jointly and severally the sum of ₦1,500,000 being the amount paid as purchase price to the Defendants for …