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YERIMA MADAKI v. ANTHONY CIROMA & ORS

(2016) JELR 36804 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/573/2014  •  18 Mar 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
UWANI MUSA ABBA AJI JCA; IBRAHIM SHATA BDLIYA JCA; OLUDOTUN ADEBOLA ADEFOPE-OKOJIE JCA;

Judgement

IBRAHIM SHATA BDLIYA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellant as the plaintiff instituted suit No.CVGS/68/2013 against the respondents as defendants at the Customary Court (the trial Court) in Gashere town of Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State claiming title to a parcel of land. The trial Customary Court, after hearing of the suit delivered its judgment in favour of the respondents. Dissatisfied with the judgment, the appellant (the plaintiff) appealed to the customary court of Appeal (the tower Court) in appeal No.CCA/KAD/KAF/26A/2014 vide Notice of appeal filed on the 19th of June 20L4. The Lower Court after hearing the appeal delivered its judgment on the 24/9/14 dismissing the same for lacking in merit. Peeved and Piqued by the judgment of the Lower Court, the appellant appealed to this Court vide Notice of appeal filed on the 29th of November, 2014 on there (3) grounds of appeal. The three (3) grounds of the Notice of appeal shorn of the particulars are t…

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