FREDERICK O. OHO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): Before the Oguta Customary Court, Holden at Kalabari Beach Oguta II Imo State of Nigeria, in Suit with numbers CC/OG/16/92 and CC/OG/48/92, which were later consolidated on the orders of Court, the Appellants as Plaintiffs in the said suit No. CC/OG/16/92 claimed against the Respondent as follows:
"(a) Declaration that the Plaintiffs are entitled to the Customary Right of Occupancy of the disputed piece or parcel of land known as and called "ARUGO IKWERE MBELU" Situate at Mgbala Agwa within Jurisdiction.
(b) Interim injunction restraining the Defendants, their Agents and servants from further entry into the said land until the final determination of this suit.
(c) Perpetual injunction restraining the Defendants, their agents and servants from further entry into the said land.
In the meantime, in the second matter, with Suit No CC/OG/48/92 the Respondents as Plaintiffs claimed against the Appellants in the same Court as follo…