DISU AKIYEMI OSHODI
V.
KALIATU IMORU 2 ORS

JELR 81132 (WACA)    
West Africa Court of Appeal  ·  West Africa [For WACA cases]
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1936-37 3 WACA 93-96
CORAM
Cor. KINGDON, PETRIDES and WEBBER, C.JJ.
Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
case
lower court
statement of claim
plaintiff's family
said property
sale of the said property
third defendant
third defendant's defence
first defendant
order
second defendants
trial judge
award of costs
final judgment
head of the oshodi family
judgment
privy council
ajia ijesha compound
bona fide
deed of conveyance
evidence of the actual builder
final hearing of the appeal
final sentence
first defendant's statement
following order
honourable court
important building
late father
learned trial judge
main issue
occupation of the premises
order of the said court
order of the supreme court
order of this honourable court
plaintiff's family property
present case
present tenants of the said premises
sale of real property
third defendants

KINGDON, C.J., NIGERIA.

In this case the plaintiff sued as Chief and Head of the Oshodi family on behalf of himself and family and claimed in his writ issued in January 1984 an order “to set aside the sale of real property situate at No.5 Freeman Street, in the town of Lagos in the colony of Nigeria and/or in the alternative to set aside the order of the Supreme Court dated 11th day of October, 1988, authorising sale of the said property on the ground that the property is the plaintiff's family property.”

The statement of claim is as follows:-

1. The plaintiff says that he is Chief and Head of the Oshodi family.

2. That the property in dispute is part of the compound known as Ajia Ijesha Compound situate at Freeman Street, Epetedo, in the town of Lagos, in the colony of Nigeria, and was originally owned by the late Chief Oshodi Tappa on behalf of himself and family.

3. That neither my predecessors in title nor my family or I did at any time alienate the said property.

4. That by native law…

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