AMADI
V.
ORISAKWE & ORS.

(2005) JELR 46239 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.233/2000 ·  7 Jan 2005 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Amadi v. Orisakwe (2005) 7 NWLR (Pt.924)385 (2005) 1 S.C (Pt I) 35 (2005) 1 S.C (Pt I) 35
Amadi v. Orisakwe (2005) 7 NWLR (Pt. 924) 385
CORAM
IDRIS LEGBO KUTIGI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria SAMSON ODEMWINGIE UWAIFO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria DAHIRU MUSDAPHER Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria IGNATIUS CHUKWUDI PATS-ACHOLONU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria SUNDAY AKINOLA AKINTAN Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
evidence
appeal
court of appeal
exhibit
mbaise road
plot of land
survey plan
late father
piece of land
deed of conveyance
exhibit a
high court
plan of the land
purchase agreement
chief magistrate
concurrent findings of fact
isreal orisakwe
learned justices of the court of appeal
trial court
1st june
father of the defendants
leading judgment
learned trial judge
original plaintiff
said land
statement of claim
supreme court
2nd respondents
complete rejection of the case
credible evidence
decision of the said court of appeal
evidence lead
following instrument
foundation of the present action fails
high court of imo state
land instrument registration law
lawrence a. amadi
lease of a plot of land
long time
main points
plan no. mec
portion of the land
present appellant
present respondents
rejection of the conveyance exhibit a
rejection of the deed of conveyance
support of his case
validity of the deed of conveyance
wife of the original plaintiff

AKINTAN, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The dispute that led to this appeal arose over a piece of land situated at 27 Mbaise Road, Owerri in Imo State. The original plaintiff in the case was Lawrence A. Amadi, who died while the trial was on at the High Court but after he had given his evidence before the trial court.

The present appellant, Madam Alice Chiatogy Amadi; was the wife of the original plaintiff who was substituted for her husband upon the man's death. The case was instituted at the High Court of Imo State, holding at Owerri, as suit No.HOW/26/71 and the present respondents were the defendants. The plaintiff's claim against the defendants, jointly severally, as set out in paragraph 16 of the statement of claim, is as follows: "(a) Declaration of title to that piece of land situate at No. 27 Mbaise Road, Owerri in the Owerri, Judicial Division as shown in the plan No. MEC/9/91;

(b) One hundred pounds being damages for trespass to the said land; and

(c) Perpetual …

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