SANUSI
V.
DANIYAN & ORS.

(1973) JELR 46157 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.342/1970 ·  10 May 1973 ·  Nigeria
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SANUSI v. DANIYAN & ORS. (1973) 5 S.C. (REPRINT) 128
CORAM
GEORGE BAPTIST AYODOLA COKER Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria DANIEL O. IBEKWE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria AYO GABRIEL IRIKEFE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
defendants
plaintiff
paul okuntola street
evidence
learned trial judge
idi-araba
deed of conveyance
sum
document exhibit e
late father
exhibit j
favour of the plaintiff
no. 5a
exhibit e.
full purchase price of the property
high court
order of specific performance
parcel of land
plaintiff claims
promissory note
statement of claim
trial
balance of the purchase price
contract of sale
conveyance of the said property
course of a reserved judgment
course of his evidence
documents of title
evidence of the plaintiff
execution of a deed of conveyance
execution of exhibit e.
exhibit a
exhibit f
family property no.
following orders
g. b. a. coker
lagos state
landed property
leading judgment
mallam imoru daniyan
payments of money
pounds sterling
rasaki olajide sanusi importer
refusal of the defendants
respect of a piece
respect of the said transaction
said purchaser rasaki olajide sanusi
specific performance of an agreement of sale
sufficient evidence
willingness of the plaintiff

G. B. A. COKER, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellant was the plaintiff in an action which was tried in the High Court, Lagos, (Dosumu, J.), and in which his writ is endorsed as follows:-

"The Plaintiff claims against the defendants specific performance of an agreement of sale made between the plaintiff of one part and the defendants on the other part dated the 12th August, 1966, in respect of a piece or parcel of land the building thereon situate lying being and known as No. 5A, Paul Okuntola Street, Idi-Araba, Federal Territory of Lagos.

The defendants have refused failed and/or neglected to execute a deed of conveyance in favour of the plaintiff in respect of the said transaction despite the readiness and willingness of the plaintiff to any the balance of the purchase price upon the execution of a deed of conveyance in his favour.

Alternatively the plaintiff claims against the defendants the sum of 1,975:s:d being special and general damages suffered by the plaint…

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