OTUEDON & ANOR
V.
OLUGHOR & ORS.

(1997) JELR 44639 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.98/1993 ·  18 Jul 1997 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Otuedon v. Olughor (1997) 9 NWLR (Pt.521)355
Otuedon v. Olughor (1997) 9 NWLR (Pt. 521) 355
CORAM
SALIHU MODIBBO ALFA BELGORE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ABUBAKAR BASHIR WALI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria MICHAEL EKUNDAYO OGUNDARE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria YEKINI OLAYIWOLA ADIO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ANTHONY IKECHUKWU IGUH Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
plaintiffs
evidence
learned trial judge
court of appeal
traditional history
5th defendants
1st plaintiff
2nd set of defendants
1st set of defendants
native court
said land
gbomro village
order of court
4th defendants
disturbance of the said land
exhibit c
final trial
finding of the learned trial judge
jurisdiction of this honourable court
mere boundary dispute
plaintiffs survey plan
respect of the said defendants
respect of this peninsula
rights of user enjoyment
2nd respondents
3rd respondent
chequered history
chief g.o.k. ajayi
effurun people
founding fathers of the plaintiffs
hands of a number of judges
high court
high court of the former bendel state
home people of the defendants
leading judgment
lead judgment of omo jca
leave of court
oral evidence
overall evidence
owners of gbolokposo village
parcel of land
parcel of land gbolokposo
part of gbomro village
predominant itsekiri settlement
sorts of names
support of their respective case
survey plan no.
trials
warri judicial division

M. E. OGUNDARE, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Plaintiffs who are now Appellants in this appeal, had sued the 1st set of Defendants (now 1st and 2nd Respondents) and Shell B. P. Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (now 3rd Respondent) in the High Court of the former Bendel State (Warri Judicial Division) claiming as herein under:

"1. AS AGAINST the 1st to 4th Defendants a Declaration that the Plaintiffs are the owners of all that piece or parcel of land Gbolokposo/Gbomro Village within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court on which the 5th Defendants established a drilling location, and are entitled to all compensations, rents and other monies paid and/or payable by the 5th Defendants in respect of the said Defendants' operations on the said land, - Annual rent is 10 Pounds.

2. An order of Court that all compensations, rents and other monies payable by the 5th Defendants for rights of user enjoyment or disturbance of the said land be paid to the Plaint…

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