AYOOLA
V.
EGBEYALO

(2018) JELR 38803 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/903/2009 ·  31 Jan 2018 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
appellant
fair hearing
respondent
appeal
grounds of appeal
record of appeal
trial court
ilasan housing estate
lower court
jamilu yammama tukur
nwlr pt
following cases
issues of identity of the property
judgment of the lower court
leading judgment
learned trial judge
local government
local government area of lagos state
above property
beneficial owner of the property
beneficiary of the lagos state government
claimants counsel
claim of the respondent
conclusion of trial
elementary law
exhibit b
following orders
fundamental human right
general principle of fair hearing
honourable justice olateru olagbegi
identity of the subject matter
identity of the subject matter of this case
immediate possession of the property
impression of a reasonable man present
issue of costs
judgment of the high court of lagos state
learned trial court
material facts of the case
only person
p9.566 paras p-e
paras b-c
paras c-d r.3
record shows
settled position of law
sufficient evidence
suit no. ld
ugochukwu anthony ogakwu

JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Lagos State in Suit No. LD/414/2004 delivered on 11th May, 2009 by Honourable Justice Olateru Olagbegi against the Appellant.

The material facts of the case culminating in this appeal are herein rendered thus:

The Respondent acting on the belief that she was the beneficiary of the Lagos State Government's allocation of Flat 1, Block 90, Ilasan Housing Estate, Eti Osa Local Government, instituted the action which culminated in this appeal vide a Writ of Summons dated 20th March, 2006, wherein she claimed the following:

1. A declaration that the Claimant is the owner and allottee of Flat 1 Block 90 Ilasan Housing Estate in Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State by virtue of letter of allocation dated 1st August, 1990:

2. A declaration that the Defendant is not the bonafide owner and allottee of Flat 1 Block 90 Ilasan Housing Estate in Eti Osa Local Government Are…

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