(2018) JELR 38710 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/90/2016 ·  2 Feb 2018 ·  Nigeria
ABDU ABOKI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria PETER OLABISI IGE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria EMMANUEL AKOMAYE AGIM Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
federal capital territory
1st respondent
federal capital territory act
learned trial judge
urban development
honourable court
learned counsel
minister of works
constitution of the federal republic of nigeria
federal government of nigeria
4th respondents
abdulkadir baba agba street
minister of the federal capital territory
said property
2nd defendant
agents of the defendants
federal ministry of lands
prototype housing estate
date of delivery of judgment
exhibit a1
governor of a state
3rd defendants
certificate of occupancy no. d004926
federal lands registry
following reliefs
minister of lands
occupants of the said property
order of perpetual injunction
president of the federal republic of nigeria
provisions of sections
view of the provisions of sections
amended statement of claim of 1st respondent
defendant case
federal capital territory high court
federal capital territory vest
federal gazette
grant right of occupancy
issue of the certificate of occupancy
leading judgment
notice of appeal
paragraphs a-g.
part of this counter claim
provisions of a statute
said court
such further orders
sum of n91,000,000.00
weight of evidence

PETER OLABISI IGE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): By his Amended Writ of Summons filed at the Federal Capital Territory High Court on 30th day of April, 2014 the 1st Respondent sought against the Appellant and 2nd, 3rd, 4th Respondents as Defendants at the said Court the following reliefs namely:-

1. A Declaration that the Plaintiff is the legal holder of title to the property known as House 7, Abdulkadir Baba Agba Street, Prototype Housing Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja, covered with the Certificate of Occupancy No. D004926, registered as No. 84 at page 84 in Volume 134 of the Federal Lands Registry issued by the Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.

2. A Declaration that the invasion vi et armis and the vandalisation and demolition of the 4-Bedroom Detached Duplex and the Boy's Quarters located at No. 7, Abdulkadir Baba Agba Street, Prototype Housing Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja (The Plaintiff's house) by the agents of the defendants with armed Mobile policemen is w…

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