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(1987) JELR 40320 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/K/63/86 ·  16 Apr 1987 ·  Nigeria
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Dantubu v. Adene (1987) 4 NWLR (Pt.65)
ABUBAKAR BASHIR WALI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria EPHRAIM OMOROSE IBUKUN AKPATA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JOSEPH DIEKOLA OGUNDERE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

Ratio Decidendi

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kaduna high court
learned trial judge
respect of a parcel of land
judgment of the lower court
plaintiffs case
senior state counsel
certificate of occupancy
first respondent
pursuance of a law
decision of the court
land registry kaduna
first defendant
sufficient evidence
learned trial judge ought
urban area
high court judge
certificate of occup1961
particulars of error
nlr p
trial court
plots no. a
leading judgment
kaduna state ministry of justice
local government
take notice
vital issues
kaduna state
notice of intention
statement of claim
learned trial
solicitor-general kaduna state
following issues
supreme court rules
similar order
court of appeal
governor of kaduna state
forms part of an order
additional ground
office of the kaduna state surveyor general
federal supreme court
grounds of appeal
rules of this court
land use act
said act

OGUNDERE, JCA: (Delivering the Leading Judgment): Before Chigbue J., on March 18, 1985, at the Kaduna High Court, the first Respondent, Peter Adene, as plaintiff obtained judgment against the appellant herein, then first Defendant, as well as the second to the fifth Respondents, in an action for trespass, possession, and perpetual injunction in respect of a parcel of land, Plots No. A and B of 1.75 acres also known as No. BB 29 Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Kaduna, covered by a Certificate of Occup1961. The ancy No. 8128 for a term of 40 years commencing from April 14, 1983, and registered as No. 17, Page 17, Volume 27 in the Land Registry Kaduna. Dissatisfied with that judgment, the first Defendant in the court below brought this appeal.

Although, originally, the appellant brought the appeal against the first respondent only, on the 22nd day of October, 1986, the second, third, and fourth, and fifth respondents applied for and obtained an order that all four be joined as respondents in this ap…

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