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IDESOH & ANOR
V.
ORDIA & ORS

(1997) JELR 40286 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.220/1992 ·  28 Feb 1997 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Idesoh v. Ordia (1997) 3 NWLR (Pt.491) 17
Idesoh v. Ordia (1997) 3 NWLR (Pt. 491) 17
CORAM
MUHAMMADU LAWAL UWAIS JSC SALIHU MODIBBO ALFA BELGORE JSC ABUBAKAR BASHIR WALI JSC EMMANUEL OBIOMA OGWUEGBU JSC YEKINI OLAYIWOLA ADIO JSC

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y. o. adio

Y. O. ADIO, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The reliefs sought in the action instituted by the appellants against the respondents in the High Court of Justice of the defunct Bendel State of Nigeria, Warri Judicial Division, were as follows:-

"(1) As against the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th defendants jointly and severally the sum of ₦10,000.00 (ten thousand naira) damages for trespass in that between the month of August, 1969, and 31st March, 1971 without the plaintiffs' consent first obtained they broke and entered plaintiff's piece of land lying and situate on Udu Road in Kolokolo village and committed various acts of trespass within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court.

(2) An order for perpetual injunction restraining the said defendants, their agents, servants, and privies from committing any further acts of trespass on the/plaintiffs' piece of land aforesaid.

(3) As against the second defendant only an order for perpetual injunction restraining it, his (sic) servan…

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