(2001) JELR 44255 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/20/97 ·  6 Dec 2001 ·  Nigeria
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Salami v Oseni (2002) 14 NWLR (Pt.788)623
Salami v. Oseni (2002) 14 NWLR (Pt. 788) 623
SUNDAY AKINOLA AKINTAN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MORONKEJI OMOTAYO ONALAJA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OLUFUNLOLA OYELOLA ADEKEYE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
high court
court of appeal
leading judgment
notice of appeal
customary court
decisions of the federal high court
leave of the high court
supreme court
jurisdiction of this court
local government area
provisions of section
record of appeal
area of jurisdiction of this honourable court
behalf of entire agbelu family
celebrated case of gabriel madukolu
competence of an action
consideration of the matter
constitutional provisions
constitution of the federal republic of nigeria
counsel of the plaintiff
final decisions
final determination of this honourable court
following cases
high court of ogun state
iperu remo grade ii customary court iperu remo
issue of competence of this appeal
learned counsel
locus classicus
long time
military administrator
military administrator of imo state
native law
ogun state
osun state
parcel of land of the agbelu family
plaintiffs claim
possession of the said farmland
presence of the parties
record of the visit
rules of the court
said court
said judgment of the customary court
subject-matter of the case

ONALAJA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In Iperu Remo Grade II Customary Court Iperu Remo, Ogun State the plaintiff before the said court sued in a representative capacity for him self and on behalf of entire Agbelu Family, Iperu Remo against the defendants therein as follows:-


The plaintiffs claim against the defendants according to native law and custom is for title of ownership to that part of piece or parcel of land of the Agbelu Family's farmland, situated lying and being at Agbelu farm, old Ikenne Road, Iperu Remo in the area of jurisdiction of this honourable court, which the defendants occupy as tenants from Agbelu family since long time ago and failed or refuse to quit out and give back possession of the said farmland to the entire Agbelu family who is the rightful owner of the said farmland. The said farm land as a whole is bounded on its four sides with Godo farmland with Lesa-Iyun family's farmland with Igbokuru farmland and with Orile-Igo farmland, resp…

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