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ADENLE
V.
OLUDE

(2002) JELR 44627 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.134/1998 ·  27 Sep 2002 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
ADENLE V. OLUDE (2002) 9-10 S.C. 124
Adenle v. Olude (2002) 18 NWLR (Pt. 799) 413
CORAM
EMANUEL O. OGWUEGBU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ANTHONY I. IGUH Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ALOYSIUS I. KATSINA-ALU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria UMARU A. KALGO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria SAMSON O. UWAIFO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria

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exhibit c
evidence
signature
d.w.1
mr. odunsi
exhibit d
learned trial judge
deed of conveyance
iyade family
d.w.l
evidence act
iyade family layout
leading judgment
court of appeal
exhibit f
parcel of land
plan no. i.t.p.a.
trial court
cross-examination
area of land
execution of exhibit c
lower court
momodu ilo
said exhibit c
exhibit c.
judgment of the court of appeal
lands registry
a.i. iguh
aspect of the said d.w.1
attesting signature of a chief magistrate
chief magistrate of the execution of exhibit c
clear case
court clerk
denial simpliciter
evidence of the plaintiff
exhibit a.
exhibit e
following issues
laid claim
magistrates' court
order of perpetual injunction
owner of the said plot 61a
plaintiff claims
profound respect
provision of section
representatives of the said iyade family
respondent's case
said d.w.1
said land
view of the evidence of p.w.3

S.O. UWAIFO, JSC (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal from a judgment of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, given on 17 July, 1997. The judgment overturned that of the trial court delivered on 5 November, 1993. The case concerns a parcel of land known as plot 61 A in the Iyade Family Layout, off Airport Road, Ikeja, Lagos. The plaintiff claims that the parcel of land was sold to him on 8 April, 1971, by the duly accredited representatives of the said Iyade family, evidenced by a purchase receipt, Exhibit A. Later, by a deed dated 13th May, 1971 (Exhibit C), the land was conveyed to him. But because the defendant subsequently laid claim to the said land by purchase from the same Iyade family, as per purchase receipt dated 6 August, 1971, (Exhibit E), followed by a deed of conveyance dated 3 April, 1978, (Exhibit F), the plaintiff sued for (a) a declaration that he is the owner of the said plot 61A now known as No. 2 Oladosun Street, Ikeja, Lagos, shown in Iyade Family…

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