TINUBU
V.
KHALIL & DIBBO TRANSPORT LTD.

(2000) JELR 44020 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.48/1992 ·  14 Jul 2000 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Tinubu v. Khalil & Dibbo Trans. Ltd. (2000) 11 NWLR (Pt.677)1 71
Tinubu v. KhalilDibbo Trans. Ltd. (2000) 11 NWLR (Pt. 677) 171
CORAM
SALIHU MODIBBO ALFA BELGORE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria IDRIS LEGBO KUTIGI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria UTHMAN MOHAMMED Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria SAMSON ODEMWINGIE UWAIFO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria AKINTOLA OLUFEMI EJIWUNMI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
evidence
suit
land
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respondent
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court of appeal
appellate court
high court
high court of lagos state
1st defendant
civil procedure
defendants
learned trial judge
part of the land
lagos state
lagos state high court
proper order
staff quarters
candido da rocha
judgment of the trial court
branch manager
decision of the high court
high court civil procedure rules
lands registry
mr. amos odejimi
mr. lamidi sunmonu
present appellant
2nd defendants
applicable law
civil case
cross-appeal
deed of conveyance
high court procedure rules
judicial powers
lawful attorney of the tinubu family
leading judgment
lead judgment
long time
lower court
occupation of the said building
physical possession of the land
respect of the building
rules of the lagos high court
statement of claim shows
trial court fails

UWAIFO, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In this suit filed in the High Court of Lagos State on 26 December, 1985 the plaintiff, now respondent, sought three reliefs, namely:

"1. A declaration that the plaintiffis entitled to a certificate of occupancy in respect of the building and land comprised in the Deed of Conveyance dated 20th June 1940 and registered as No.30 at page 30 in Volume 557 of the Lands Registry in the office at Lagos by virtue of their Deed of Lease dated 9th day of March 1955 and registered as No.17 at page 17 in volume 2 of the Lands Registry in the office at Lagos then known as 99 Agege Motor Road, Idioro, Mushin, Lagos State but now re-numbered 19 Agege Motor Road, Idioro, Mushin, Lagos State.

2. An injunction to restrain the defendants their servants or agents from remaining on or continuing in occupation of the said building and land.

3. N1,200 damages for trespass and forcible entry by the defendants on the building and land situate, lying and being …

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