(2001) JELR 44367 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/K/229/S/96 ·  8 Feb 2001 ·  Nigeria
Other Citations
Kaka v Nagwanja (2001) 9 NWLR (Pt.717)124
MURITALA AREMU OKUNOLA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMED Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SAIFULLAHI MUNTAKA-COOMASSIE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
islamic law
area court
respondent's father
birnin kebbi
grounds of appeal
grounds of relationship
leading judgment
sani sarkin fawa
sharia court of appeal
such evidence
unimpeachable male witness
unimpeachable male witnesses
abdullahi kaka amore
amore road
area court dalijan
boundary line
brinin kebbi's decision
care of the respondent
considered view
deceased respondent's father
decision of the lower court
decision of the sca
dw1 gado nwa
evidence of sarkin fawa sani
facts of this case
father dodo
father manu kure
interested parties
islamic law principle
i. t. muhammad
judgment of the kebbi state sharia court of appeal holden
last year
magajin amore
main issue
malami nagwanja
relation sani sarkin fawa
sharia court of appeal kebbi state
similar vein
testimonies of the witnesses
trial gwandu area court
upper area court iii
village head

OKUNOLA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Kebbi State Sharia Court of Appeal holden in Birnin, Kebbi delivered on 31/7/96.

The facts of this case which had been laid out in the Kebbi State Sharia Court of Appeal judgment are briefly as follows:

The appellant herein as plaintiff, sued the respondent herein as defendant claiming as per page 1 of the records thus:

I, Abdullahi Kaka Amore is suing Malami Nagwanja over the issue of my 2 farms rented to his father by my relation Sani Sarkin Fawa. These farms were deforested by my grandfather Garba Afa and after his death my father Dodo inherited the farms, later we migrated to Bela, but after the death of my father I returned. I inquired about these farms and was told by my relation that he rented the farm to the deceased respondent's father now they are under the care of the respondent. Thus, I was pleaded to let him continue working in the farm and he will continue giving the annual…

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