MASOBI (NIG) LTD & ORS
V.
OKAFOR & ORS

(2018) JELR 38835 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/E/48/2012(R) ·  29 Jun 2018 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JOSEPH TINE TUR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MISITURA OMODERE BOLAJI-YUSUFF Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
court
applicants
customary right of occupancy
further evidence
memorandum of customary grant of land
respondents
ministry of lands
high court
true copy of the document
anambra state
applicants counsel
amended notice of appeal
certificate of occupancy
court of appeal rules
ehinlanwo v. oke
exhibit c
following issue
mr. s.g okigbo
part of the supplementary record of appeal
questions of fact
true copy of memorandum of customary grant
attitude of the appellate court
case of appeal
certified memorandum
certified memorandum of customary grant of land
charge of the documents
exercise of the power of the court
first defendants memorandum of customary grant of land
following orders
following reliefs
further affidavit
high court of anambra state
honourable court
land registry awka
lond b d hons
long line of cases
notice of appeal
nscqr i. obasi v. onwuka
oguntade jsc
ojota customary laws
only land document of 1st respondent
order granting leave
order of the court
order of this court
paragraph affidavit
said documents
said parcels of land
second plaintiffs
survey of the 1st respondents land
survey plan no. ac

MISITURA OMODERE BOLAJI-YUSUFF, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The appellants/applicants instituted suit no HID/130/2005 in the High Court of Anambra State, Idemili Judicial Division and claimed the following reliefs against the respondents:

(a) A declaration that the said parcels of land at Ojota as properly delineated in survey plan No. AC/LD54/2006 is the property of the first and second plaintiffs in accordance with Ojota Customary Laws. And that the 1st and 2nd plaintiffs are entitled to the Certificate of Occupancy.

(b) A declaration that the first defendants Memorandum of Customary Grant of land is a forgery and that the Customary Right of Occupancy was obtained fraudulently.

(c) An injunction restraining the defendants, their servants, Attorneys, thugs, and or Agents and each of them from continuing or repeating similar or other acts of trespass on the land.

(d) #2, 608, 620.00 (Two Million Seven Hundred and Eight Thousand, Six Hundred and Twenty Naira) special damages again…

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