(1997) JELR 45395 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/70/92 ·  3 Mar 1997 ·  Nigeria
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Okusanya v. Ogunfowora (1997) 9 NWLR (Pt.520)
ALOMA MARIAM MUKHTAR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MURITALA AREMU OKUNOLA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria DALHATU ADAMU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
3rd defendant
3rd appellant
inter alia
learned judge
1st defendant
2nd appellant
lagos land registry
account no. fc977
appellate court
award of damages
deed of conveyance
end of the day
lands registry
related grounds of appeal fail
13a of its further amended statement of defence
account no. fc976
amended notice
c977 account
date of execution of the legal mortgage
deed of conveyance of freehold property
deed of lease
deed of mortgage
documents of contract of guarantee
draft facilities
exhibit e
following deeds
following statement of the learned trial judge
general damages
grounds of appeal
holder of a statutory right of occupancy
instance of the 1st defendant
land certificate no.
land registration law of lagos state
leading judgment
learned trial judge
legal mortgage deeds
ltd. f
order of the court
periodic statement of account of dealings
relevant portion of the paragraph states
respect of account nos
respect of leasehold property
support of the above averments
third transaction
useful purpose
use of her properties

MUKHTAR, J.C.A.: (Delivering the Leading Judgment): As per writ of summons dated 20/1/83 the respondent in this appeal initiated a suit against the appellants for the following claims:-

1. Declaration that the following deeds belonging to the plaintiff hitherto held in possession by the defendants are wrongfully detained and should be returned to the plaintiff:-

(a) Deed of lease registered as No.5 at page 5 in volume 378 of the lands registry in the office at Ibadan, in respect of leasehold property at SW8/290 Oke-Ado, Ibadan dated 27/7/60.

(b) Deed of conveyance registered as No. 45 at page 45 in volume 1169 of the Lands Registry, in the office at Ibadan, in respect of freehold landed property at Agbowo Area, Near U.I. Ibadan dated 16/12/69.

(c) Deed of conveyance of freehold property registered in Lagos Land Registry covered by Land Certificate No. 1332 dated 9/11/59

2. N8,000.00 ........ being general damages suffered by the plaintiff for the continued wrongful detention of the sa…

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