FELIX & ANOR
V.
GILLES

(2021) JELR 109204 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/IB/305/2019 ·  17 Nov 2021 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
Folasade Ayodeji Ojo, JCA Abba Bello Mohammed, JCA Abdul-Azeez Waziri, JCA
Core Terms Beta
appellants
claimant
evidence
issues
samson gali
trial court
grounds of appeal
plot of land
counter-claimants
lead judgment
learned trial judge
cross-examination
honourable court
possession of the land
root of title
abdul-azeez waziri
deed of transfer
lagos ibadan express way magboro
subject matter of this suit
a. g
documentary exhibits
possession of the plot of land
record of appeal
statement of claim
subject matter of this appeal
appellants reply brief of argument
argument of the appellants
circumstances of this case
evidence of dw1
exhibits e
high court of justice ogun state
issues of the appellants
learned counsel
leave of court
notice of appeal
owners of the plot of land
peaceful possession
peaceful possession of the piece of land
possession of a piece of land
proof of ownership
respondent’s brief
sets of issues
state of pleadings
strength of exhibit
such further order
totality of evidence
trial of this suit challenge
view of the abundant evidence
witnesses dw1

ABDUL-AZEEZ WAZIRI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the High Court of Justice Ogun State in the Abeokuta Judicial division and in Suit No: AB/108/2014 the Claimant as per paragraph 20 of the further amended statement of claim, claimed against the Defendants as follows:-

1. A DECLARATION that the Claimant is entitled to the Statutory Right of Occupancy over and in respect of the piece of Land lying, being and situate at No. 9/11 Miracle Avenue, off Lagos Ibadan Express way Magboro, Ogun State, shown in Survey Plan No: EMR/OG/476/2001 dated 11th September, 2001 drawn by E. O. Adeleye.

2. AN ORDER of continued possession of the Land in dispute as shown and delineated in Survey Plan No: EMR/OG/476/2001 dated 11th September, 2001 drawn by E. O. Adeleye to the Claimant.

3. Costs of this action.

The Defendants upon being served filed a joint statement of defence where a counter-claim was incorporated claiming the following reliefs against the Claimant/Defendant thus: -

1. A DECLARATI…

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