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BISIRIYU & ANOR.
V.
MUSARI & ORS.

(2006) JELR 57868 (HC)    

High Court  ·  ID/2858/1994 ·  2 Jun 2006 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
ABIRU, J.

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
court
affidavit
counsel
rule
counter-affidavit
documents
discovery of documents
extension of time
interest of justice
rules
rules of court
better particulars
case of the respondents
inherent jurisdiction
better particulars of any matter
fifth respondents
notice of preliminary objection
procedural steps
rules of the high court of lagos state
rules of the supreme court of england
sixteenth respondents
better statement of the nature of the claimants
civil procedure
deputy sheriff of the high court
discretionary powers
doing of substantial justice
fair disposal of a cause
favour of the claimants
first prayer
following terms
form o
grant of statutory rights of occupancy
jurisdiction of this court
literal rule of interpretation
notice of attachment
notice of consequence of disobedience
opposite party
order of court
particulars of certain facts
possession of the said parcel of land
provisions of order
requests of the respondents
respect of the parcel of land
rules of the courts of other jurisdictions
service of the counter
substantial justice
supply particulars
unimpeded exercise of power

ABIRU J. (Delivering the Ruling): On the 22nd of September, 2004, this court entered judgment in favour of the claimants and against the first to fifth respondents in the following terms: It was declared that the claimants were entitled to the grant of statutory rights of occupancy in respect of the parcel of land measuring approximately 8.289 hectares of land lying and being at Mawaola/Igboelerin and more particularly delineated on survey plan No. FF 4117/L/84 dated 7th of August, 1984.

The claimants were awarded the sum of ₦50,000.00 against the defendants as damages for the trespass committed by the defendants on the said parcel of land. The defendants, their servants, agents and privies and assigns were perpetually restrained from committing further acts of trespass on and/or selling of the said parcel of land.

The claimants were awarded possession of the said parcel of land.

The claimants were awarded the sum of ₦5,000.00 as costs of the action.

The application of the first to fift…

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