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OLOWU
V.
BUILDING STOCK LTD.

(2003) JELR 44895 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/66/2001 ·  19 Jun 2003 ·  Nigeria
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Olowu v. Building Stock Ltd. [2004] 4 NWLR (Pt.864)445
CORAM
MORONKEJI OMOTAYO ONALAJA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SULEIMAN GALADIMA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL CHUKWUMA-ENEH Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

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MORONKEJI OMOTAYO ONALAJA, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The plaintiff, a company incorporated in Nigeria is referred to in this judgment as respondent issued a writ of summons in the High Court of Lagos State against the defendant henceforth referred to in this judgment as appellant on 15th day of February, 2000 and endorsed the writ and claimed as follows:

"The plaintiff's claim is for-

(1) A declaration that the plaintiff is entitled to a statutory right of occupancy in respect of the property known as and situate at 3 Chris Alli Crescent (formerly 3 Sanni Abacha Crescent, Ikoyi, Lagos) also known as Plot 2 Block 3, Second Avenue Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.

(2) A declaration that the plaintiff is entitled as against the defendant and the whole world to the possession and quiet enjoyment of the said property to wit 3 Chris Alli Crescent (formerly 3 Sanni Abacha Crescent, Ikoyi, Lagos) also known as Plot 2 Block 3, Second Avenue Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.

(3) The sum of ₦3,000,000.00 (t…

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