UMARU FARUK ABDULLAHI, J.C.A (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of Kolajo J. of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, delivered in 25th January, 2000. The plaintiff now Respondent sued the Appellants as Defendants before the trial Court.
In his amended statement of claim the Respondent claimed the following:-
(i) "A declaration that the purported revocation of the plaintiff's land as contained in the New Nigerian Newspaper edition of 25th February, 1994, or letter of 10/4/97 and or any other document in that regard is illegal, unlawful, irrational, unconstitutional, null and void.
(ii) A declaration that the plaintiff is still the lawful owner or a person with sufficient interest in the piece of land situate, lying and being at plot 1295, Zone A6, Maitama District, Abuja, covered by a certificate of occupancy No:FCT/ABU/RW.349 and that the certificate is still subsisting.
ii(a) A declaration that the purported grant to the 1st defendant o…