(2015) JELR 45517 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/OW/331/2013 ·  21 Jan 2015 ·  Nigeria
IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ITA GEORGE MBABA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria FREDERICK O. OHO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
learned counsel
general damages
constitution of the federal republic of nigeria
learned trial judge
lower court
notice of appeal
statement of claim
two grounds of appeal
briefs of argument
customary right of occupancy no. itr
judgment of the learned trial judge
notice of preliminary objection
said documents
tort of detinue
above claim
above decisions
aforementioned learned counsel
behalf of the appellants
case of nwadike v. ibekwe
claimant claims
close of the respective case of the parties
continued detention
court of appeal rules
dan dollars motors ltd.
declaration of this honourable court
defendant of the claimant
entire record of proceedings
facts of the case
high court of abia state
judgment of the lagos state high court
law firm of chief chris uche
leading judgment
ltd v. miligore
new issues
ors v. military governor
propriety of the award of n5,000,000.00
respective learned counsel
rules of this honourable court
see ordia v. piedmont
special damage
sum of n10,000,000
support of her case
support of the above submission
uyo akwa ibom state
virtue of section

IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellant as Claimant in the High Court of Abia State, in the Aba Judicial Division, Holden at Aba took out a Writ of Summons and in its particulars and that of the Statement of Claim dated and filed together on the 23rd day of May, 2011, sought for the following Reliefs in paragraph 30 thereof:

"WHEREFORE the Claimant Claims against the Defendant as follows:

A. A Declaration of this Honourable Court that the continued detention by the Defendant of the Claimant's Deed of Assignment registered as No. 15, PAGE 15, VOLUME 114 of the Land Deeds Registry, Uyo Akwa Ibom State and Customary Right of Occupancy NO. ITR/039/81 of the former Cross River State, now Akwa Ibom State both relating to the Claimants Filling Station at Uyo now Akwa Ibom State even when the loan for which the said documents were handed over to the Defendant for search was not given to Claimant is totally unlawfully, barbaric, unwarranted and illegal.

B. …

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