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NET ZOCK v. JOSHUA BAWA

(2017) JELR 33310 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/K/98/2016  •  27 Jan 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
OBIETONBARA O. DANIEL-KALIO JCA; OLUDOTUN ADEBOLA ADEFOPE-OKOJIE JCA; AMINA AUDI WAMBAI JCA;

Judgement

OBIETONBARA O. DANIEL-KALIO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appeal before us is in respect of the judgment of the Kaduna State Customary Court of Appeal delivered on 4/11/15 in a land matter involving the parties in this appeal. The Appellant in this appeal, Net Zock, had lost the case presented by the Respondent Joshua Bawa at the Sabo Sarki Customary Court in Kaduna State. The case was on ownership of land under Jaba Custom. Having lost the case at the Sabo Sarki Customary Court, the Appellant appealed to the Kaduna State Customary Court of Appeal. There, he lost the appeal. Still not satisfied, he has appealed to this Court. In his notice of appeal, he marshalled six grounds of appeal against the judgment of the Customary Court of Appeal. The grounds of appeal are as follows:-

1. That the Customary Court of Appeal erred in law when it held that the Respondent proved title to the disputed farmland when the traditional evidence the Respondent adduced at the trial was ei…

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