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SANBELL INVESTMENT LIMITED v. EMLO HOLDINGS LIMITED & ORS

(2014) JELR 36550 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/198/2008  •  28 Mar 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
AMIRU SANUSI JCA; ABUBAKAR DATTI YAHAYA JCA; JOSEPH TINE TUR JCA;

Judgement

AMIRU SANUSI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This Appeal is against the Judgment of the High Court of Justice Abuja (the lower court) delivered on 10th July, 2007 by Hon. Justice I. U. Bello. The 1st - 5th Respondents as Plaintiffs at the trial court filed an Originating Summons against the Appellant, 6th and 7th Respondents who were Defendants at the trial court.

The subject matter of the suit was a parcel of land known as plot 293 (formerly Plot 103) Cadastral Zone AO Central Business District, Abuja and covered by Statutory Certificate of Occupancy No: FCT/ABU/MISCJ3023 which the 1st - 5th Respondents claimed was unlawfully revoked from them by the 6th and 7th Respondents and subsequently allocated to the Appellant.

The brief fact of this case as could be gathered from the Record of Appeal is that the 1st - 5th Respondents as Plaintiffs at the lower court claimed against the Defendants jointly and severally as follows:

"1. DECLARATION that the purported revocation and re…

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