(2014) JELR 40163 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/578/2006 ·  4 Feb 2014 ·  Nigeria
JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria RITA NOSAKHARE PEMU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria TIJJANI ABUBAKAR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
mr. adisa adeogun
original appellant
chief jimoh arowolo
favour of the respondent
order of possession
chief arowolo
disputed piece of land
ex parte application
fourth issue
piece of land
present appeal
said motion ex parte
constitution of the federal republic of nigeria
husband of the appellant
parcel of land
second issue
trial judge
1st appellant
amended notice of appeal
case of oduola
consequential order of possession of the said parcel
development of the land
did hon. justice adeyinka j.
dismissal of the application
ex parte
grant of the order of possession
high court of justice of lagos state
issue no.1
leading judgment
learned trial judge
main action
military administrator
notice of appeal
occupation of the disputed piece of land
order of possession of a parcel
order of possession of the land
pendency of the suit
respective portions of land
said land
said process
statement of facts of the appellant amended brief
uac ltd.

JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appeal is against a Ruling made by the High Court of Justice of Lagos State (the court below) entering an order of possession of a parcel of land in favour of the respondent.

Briefly stated, according to the respondent, the husband of the appellant, a Mr. Adisa Adeogun (now the 1st appellant) who said he derived title to the disputed piece of land from a Chief Arowolo was noticed building on the land; the respondent discovered the development of the land and brought a motion for the husband of the appellant to be joined in the suit as 2nd defendant which was successfully opposed by the appellant's husband leading to the dismissal of the application for joinder; that during the pendency of the suit the appellant's husband split the parcel of land between himself and the appellant and both obtained two separate certificates of occupancy covering the respective portions of land dated 15.5.95 and 20.6.95 respectively; wh…

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