OYEFESO
V.
COKER

(1998) JELR 45637 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/265/93 ·  9 Dec 1998 ·  Nigeria
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DAHIRU MUSDAPHER Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MORONKEJI OMOTAYO ONALAJA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IGNATJUS CHUKWUDI PATS-ACHOLONU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
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plan
composite plan exhibit d9
deed of conveyance
j.b. atunrase
oloto chieftaincy family
supreme court
d9
composite plan
late surveyor bode lawson
composite plan ex
high court
learned counsel
learned trial judge
lower court
surveyor dawodu
survey plan no. l
annual rental value of land
b. atunrase exhibit d13
civil matters
common ground
composite survey plan
dispute forms portion of the land
evidence of facts
exhibit d9 states
facts of the case of the respondent
favour of the defendant
freehold proprietor of the land
government intelligence survey sheet
judgments of the supreme court
lagos land registry
last judge
leading judgment
lead judgment
locations of plans
name of the defendant
order of the court
pats-acholonu
plaintiff land subject matters of his application
portion of the above land
prima facie case
support of the claim of the respondent
supreme court decisions
supreme court judgment
title no. mo
title no. mo2798
titles
trial judge

PATS-ACHOLONU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The plaintiff's claim against the defendant are:-

An order rectifying the register if titles kept in the Lagos Land Registry by deleting the name of the defendant as the freehold proprietor of the land registered under title No. MO2798.

(2) A declaration that the plaintiff is the fee simple owner or that portion of the above land (which will be shown on the plan to be filed by the plaintiff in this suit) that falls within the plaintiff land subject matters of his application first registration in title No. MO. 2741

(3) Annual rental value of land in dispute is 10pounds. The suit was filed when the pound sterling was the legal tender in use.

The facts of the case of the respondent who was the plaintiff in the lower court are that the land in dispute forms portion of the land originally conveyed to one Bakare Osheru by Oloto chieftaincy family by a deed of conveyance dated, 18th June 1910 and thereafter registered as No.4 at P.9…

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