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UNITED NIGERIA COMPANY LTD
V.
NAHMAN & ORS

(2000) JELR 43954 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/368M/95 ·  3 May 2000 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
United Nigeria Co. Ltd. v. Nahman (2000) 9 NWLR (Pt. 671)
United Nigeria Co. Ltd. v. Nahman (2000) 9 NWLR (Pt. 671) 177
CORAM
SULEIMAN GALADIMA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria PIUS OLAYIWOLA ADEREMI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria AMIRU SANUSI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

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Core Terms Beta
plaintiff
lower court
jamil akkari abdallah
locus standi
power of attorney
joseph nahman
ijora causeway
counter-claim
1st respondent
3rd defendant
issues
favour of the plaintiff
learned counsel
register of title no. m09639
registrar of titles
issue of locus standi
leading judgment
learned trial judge
name of jamil akkari abdallah
case of the plaintiff
favour of bendel state government
lagos state
lawful attorney
legal notice
parcel of land
proprietorship register of title no. m09639
said jamil akkari abdallah
said plot
trite law
4th defendants
4th respondents
a. whether joseph nahman
facts of this case
final amended statement of claim
first issue touches
following finding
grant of a power of attorney
important principle
issue of locus standi of the 1st respondent
lagos state high court
land registry lagos
material evidence
proprietorship register of the said file
silver eagle shipping agencies ltd.
substance of the appellant
such person
undeveloped land

SANUSI, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of Silva, J. of Lagos State High Court delivered on 20th June, 1995. The 1st respondent was the plaintiff at the lower court. The appellant was the 3rd defendant while the 2nd, 3rd and 4th respondents were the 1st, 2nd and 4th defendants respectively at the lower court. The 1st respondent by his final amended statement of claim instituted an action claiming the under-mentioned reliefs:

1. A declaration that the plaintiff is the owner in possession of all that piece or parcel of land which is situated at and known as plot 16 Ijora Causeway, Ijora, Lagos.

2. Perpetual injunction restraining the defendants and their servants and agents from going on the said plot and further acts of trespass on the said plot 16 Ijora Causeway.

3. 200.00 damages against the defendant for trespass committed on the plaintiff's said land that is plot 16 Ijora Causeway, Lagos.

Annual Rental value is ₦456:20k.

The 2nd and …

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