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ANAGBADO
V.
FARUK

(2018) JELR 38763 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.496/2016 ·  6 Jul 2018 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD JSC KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN JSC CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE JSC AMIRU SANUSI JSC EJEMBI EKO JSC

Ratio Decidendi

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kaduna state
federal government
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17b degel
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exhibit p1-p7
exhibits p1-p7
judgment of the court of appeal
kaduna division
lands instrument registration law cap
learned appellant
learned trial judge
letter of offer of leasehold interest
proof of the claim of the respondent
respondent leasehold interest
submissions of counsel
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supreme court
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totality of the evidence

AMIRU SANUSI, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Kaduna Division, delivered on the 18th day of March, 2011 which affirmed the judgment of the trial Court, the High Court of Justice, Kaduna State delivered on 30th September, 2013.

FACTS

The property in dispute or the subject matter of this suit is no.17B Degel 2 Anguwan Rimi, Kaduna. It forms part of the large expanse of property belonging to the Federal Government under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing situate at No.17, Degel 2 Anguwan Rimi, Kaduna.

In 1992, the respondent applied for allocation of a piece of land from the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing.

By an offer of leasehold interest dated 1st day of September, 1997, the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, offered the respondent leasehold interest in the plot of land which is carved out from the property of the Federa…

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