OSUNDINA & ORS
V.
AWOYALE

(2018) JELR 39102 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/44/2010 ·  25 Jan 2018 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
UZO IFEYINWA NDUKWE-ANYANWU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MOHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OBANDE FESTUS OGBUINYA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
appellants
trial court
local government
osun state
trial judge
learned trial judge
oke ila-orangun
respondents
1st side
2nd side
case of the appellants
court processes
documentary evidence
elemogun family land
exhibit a
leading judgment
prosecution witnesses
absolute grant
amended statement of claim
chief j. o. olubiyo
name of a law firm
order of court
order of forfeiture of the customary tenancy
parcel of land
acts of person
address of counsel
ambi-usi danjuma
best evidence
case of the respondents
cases of idundun v okumagba
conclusion of evidence
consequential statement of defence
descendants of late sangotola
evidence of pw5
evidence of the appellants
hon. justice i. o. adeleke
judgment of the high court of osun state
legal practitioner act cap
oba arojo i.
production of documents of title duty
rules of this court
said judgment
younger brother

UZO IFEYINWA NDUKWE-ANYANWU, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Osun State delivered by Hon. Justice I. O. Adeleke on the 18th day of December, 2008.

By a Writ of Summons together with an Amended Statement of Claim the Plaintiffs now Appellants claimed against the Defendants now Respondents as follows:-

1. Declaration that the Plaintiffs are entitled to the Customary/Statutory Right of Occupancy of that piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being at Balogun's compound, Oke Ila-Orangun, Ifedayo Local Government, Osun State measuring about 16.776 hectares and bounded as follows:

1st side by the Plaintiffs' family land,

2nd side by Obale/Elemogun family land,

3rd side by the Plaintiffs' family land,

4th side by the Plaintiffs' family land.

2. An order of forfeiture of the customary tenancy of the Defendant in respect of the same land situate, lying and being at Balogun's compound, Oke Ila-Orangun, Ifedayo Local Government, O…

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