Ratio DecidendiRatio DecidendiRatio DecidendiRatio Decidendi



UMORU & ORS
V.
ORIRE & ANOR

(2010) JELR 45778 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/IL/16/2009 ·  17 Mar 2010 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
SOTONYE DENTON-WEST JCA (Presided) IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE JCA (Read the Lead Judgment) CENTUS CHIMA NWEZE JCA

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
section
survey plan
surveyor-general
learned counsel
case
survey law
good cause
registrable instrument
law
evidence act
licensed surveyor
diagram of land
learned trial judge
government of kwara state
laws of kwara state
lower court
said survey plan
counter signature
provision of section
admissibility of the survey plan
exhibit a
said document
acting surveyor general of the ministry of lands
admissibility of the said survey plan
chief s. owoola lanlehin v
contemplation of section
dr. j. a sodipo
edo state election tribunal
federal government acquisition
general damages n2
high court of kwara state
ilorin kwara state
just decision of the court
notice of appeal
obaninsunwa village land
objection of the learned counsel
operative date of the making of the survey plan
owners of the whole of obaninsunwa village land
part of the respondents
qualified surveyor
question of exhibit a
reasonable cause
record of appeal
ruling of the learned trial judge
scheduled date of delivery
submissions of counsel
suit no. kws
survey-general of kwara state
survey plan cap
totality of the case

IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE JCA (Delivering the leading Judgment): The Plaintiffs/Respondents in the High Court of Kwara State, in the Ilorin Judicial Division in Suit No. KWS/196/2002 took out a Writ of Summons against the Defendants/Appellants for that on the 27th July, 2002, the Defendants without just or reasonable cause went to the Plaintiff Obaninsunwa Village and after destroying economic trees and maize crops in their farms descended on the Plaintiff and others around mercilessly beating them with all conceivable dangerous weapons and tore their cloths and cap "Whereof the Plaintiffs claimed against the defendants jointly and severally as follows:-

"1. Special damages totaling One Million and Eight-Nine Thousand Naira (N1,089,000.00) particularized as follows:-

a. Value of palm trees, locust Bean trees and a. cashew trees destroyed N960.000.00

b. Total expenses on maize farms destroyed N129,000.00

"2. Declaration that premised on the Federal Government acquisition and resettlement, t…

There's more. Sign in to continue reading.

judy.legal is the comprehensive database of case law and legislation from Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. Gain seamless access to over 20,000 cases, recent judgments, statutes, and rules of court.

Get started   Login