(2000) JELR 43915 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/511/97 ·  13 Jul 2000 ·  Nigeria
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Dawodu v. Majolagbe (2001) 3 NWLR (Pt.703)234
Dawodu v. Majolagbe (2001) 4 NWLR (Pt. 703) 234
ATINUKE OMOBONIKE IGE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SULEIMAN GALADIMA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria PIUS OLAYIWOLA ADEREMI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
john street
lamina dabiri
parcel of land
sule agoro
order of perpetual injunction
nee agoro
abiodun dabiri
acts of trespass
documentary evidence
owners of the property
said mortgagee
virtue of a deed of conveyance
brief of argument
following terms
john street lagos
large extent
native law
trial court
trial judge
appellants case
chief talabi
concluding part of the judgment
contentions of ownership of the landed property
conveyance exhibit
different interpretation
families of madam moriamo dawodu
high court of justice
judicial authorities
land certificate title no. lo
leading judgment
notice of appeal
olaoye v. balogun
oral evidence of sale
quick reading of the pleadings
regards no.
reserved judgment
said judgment
said land
said mortgagers
said property
sum of n1,000,000.00
various deeds of conveyance
virtue of a deed of indenture

PIUS OLAYIWOLA ADEREMI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the court below, High Court of Justice, Lagos (Coram Silva J.) the appellants as plaintiffs, before that court claimed in a representative capacity against the respondent who was the defendant before the court below as follows:

(1) The plaintiffs, as Head and Principal Members representing the families of MADAM MORIAMO DAWODU (Nee Agoro) and SULE AGORO, claim against the defendant a declaration that they are the owners and persons entitled by devolution to hold, enjoy and deal with as registered proprietors all that piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being at and known as Nos 8, 10 and 12 John Street Lagos which said piece or parcel of land is vested in their ancestors namely SABITIYU AGORO, MORIAMO AGORO (later known as MORIAMO DAWODU Nee Agoro) and SULE AGORO by virtue of a Deed of Indenture dated 30th September, 1941 Land Certificate Title No. LO 0701 at Lagos.

(2) An order of perpetual injunction restra…

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