REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF CHERUBIM & SERAPHIM CHURCH MOVEMENT& ANOR
V.
IJAODOLA & ORS

(2007) JELR 44033 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/IL/31/2003 ·  8 May 2007 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
TIJANI ABDULLAHI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
respondents
seraphim church movement
plaintiffs
s church movement
s church ifesowapo
senior advocate
seraphim church ifesowapo
1st plaintiff
esa-oyan church
learned trial judge
name of their congregation
spiritual leader
suit no. kws
constitution of the federal republic of nigeria
constitution of the cherubim
esa-oyan congregation
exhibit p
learned counsel
1st-3rd defendants
beneficial owners of the esa-oyan c
esa-oyan church documents
executive members
membership of the movement
parallel congregation
statement of claim
suits nos
3rd defendants of the movement
apostle j. o. ijaodola
branch of the movement
certificate of occupancy no. kws
church land
cross-appeal
example clause
executive committee members of the movement
grounds of locus standi of the plaintiffs
high court of kwara state
kaduna vide exhibit pi pages
members of the plaintiffs esa-oyan church
plaintiffs counsel
plea of the said plaintiff
properties of the movement
registered trustees of the church
representatives of the esa-oyan church
said ifesowapo no.
s church movement offa
senior apostle
style cherubim
unconstitutional expulsion of the 1st plaintiff

IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE, J.C.A.( Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the High Court of Kwara State, in the Offa Judicial Division, the parties in these Appeal and Cross-Appeal filed Suits Nos. KWS/OF/26/94; KWS/OF/13/95; KWS/OF/14/95 and KWS/OF/16/95 seeking for various declaratory, injunctive and monetary reliefs against each other. The suits were all before Hon. Justice Ahmad O. Belgore who upon the application of parties consolidated them and ordered that the Plaintiffs in Suit Numbers KWS/OF/26/94, KWS/OF/13/95 and KWS/OF/14/95 shall remain the Plaintiffs while the Defendants in all the three Suits as well as the Plaintiffs in KWS/OF/16/95 shall remain the Defendants. Subsequently, the cases were transferred to Hon. Justice S.D. Kawu of the Ilorin Division of the High Court for eventual determination.

In Suit No. KWS/OF/13/95 in a whopping ninety-six paragraphed statement of claim, the Plaintiffs (now Respondents) sought for the following Reliefs.

"(i) An order setting aside the unco…

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