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UNITED INVESTMENTS LIMITED v. THE REGISTRAR OF TITLES, LAGOS STATE & ORS

(2016) JELR 33272 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/575/2008  •  1 Jul 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
SIDI DAUDA BAGE JCA; CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA JCA; JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA;

Judgement

SIDI DAUDA BAGE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an Appeal against the ruling of the Lagos High Court Coram Alogba J. delivered on 18th day of October, 2007. The Appellant filed its Notice of Appeal against the ruling of the Trial Court on the 27th day of November, 2007. The Notice of Appeal was dated 20th day of November, 2007.

An application had been made by United Investment Limited, with the Registrar of Titles as Defendant, for an order that the proprietorship Register of Title No. LO 7049/8223 being Plot 299 in Akin-Olugbade Street Victoria Island be rectified by deleting the name of Chief Frederick Rotimi Alade Williams and substituting therefore the name of United Investment Limited as the registered owner.

The High Court Coram Honourable Justice A. A. Alabi had earlier heard the application and on the 28th of November 2006 ruled as follows:

I am satisfied that Chief Frederick Rotimi Alade Williams (SAN) now deceased during his life time always acknowledged that…

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