UKET
V.
OKPA

(2005) JELR 45119 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/C/89/2003 ·  7 Jun 2005 ·  Nigeria
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Uket v. Okpa (2006) 8 NWLR (Pt.983)
CORAM
DALHATU ADAMU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ISTIFANUS THOMAS Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JEAN OMOKRI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
lower court
exhibit k
subject matter
grounds of appeal
suit no. ydc
order of interlocutory injunction
trial court
acts of trespass
subject matter of this action
affidavit evidence of the respondent
counter-affidavit
court of the application
final analysis
ibor uket
interlocutory appeal
okoi okpa
parcel of farmland
single issue
trite law
usang egu edet
above application
bother arikpo sam uket
counter-affidavits
cross river state
determination of the substantive suit
exercise of my acts of ownership
father of chief nta sam uket
father sam uket etah
final conclusion
grant of an order of interlocutory injunction
late father
leading judgment
learned trial
paragraphs affidavit
parcels of land of obal enang effiom
paternal families
possession of the farmland
present appellant
quo ante
relevant paragraphs
respondent counter affidavit
rights of the plaintiff
ruling of ugep high court of justice
said farmland
subject matter of his application
suit no. hug
totality of the affidavit evidence of the appellant
trial judge

THOMAS, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an interlocutory appeal against the ruling of Ugep High Court of Justice, Cross River State in suit No. HUG/MISC/10/2003 delivered on 14th July, 2003.

The present appellant was the plaintiff/applicant at the lower court in which he filed a motion on notice for:

"An order of interlocutory injunction restraining the defendant/respondent from whether by himself, his servants, workmen, agents and assigns or otherwise howsoever from entering or doing anything inconsistent with the rights of the plaintiff/applicant on the parcel of farmland known and called Kepontamse amon vema abo Mbang ofor and bounded by the parcels of land of Obal Enang Effiom, late Mbang-Ofem, Usang Egu Edet and Ikoi Mbang and equally demarcated by "yetete" trees, until the determination of the substantive suit." (italics mine)

The above application for reliefs and the supporting 16 paragraphs affidavit was filed, and later, a reply to the counter-affidavit was…

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