(2018) JELR 39011 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/583/2017 ·  13 Apr 2018 ·  Nigeria
ABUBAKAR DATTI YAHAYA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria PETER OLABISI IGE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria TANI YUSUF HASSAN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
learned trial judge
lower court
true copy of the certificate of incorporation
determination of the legal personality of the artificial plaintiff
said court
certificate of occupancy no. fct
respondents brief of argument
order of perpetual injunction
cost of this action
leading judgment
order of the honourable court
core issue inter partes
evidence of the witness
amended statement of claim
piece of land
part of the decision of the lower court
legal personality
such orders
certificate of occupancy register
appellant challenge
certified copy of certificate of incorporation
rabiu isyoku rabiu
holder of the statutory right of occupancy
legal status
esangbedo v state
learned trial court
virtue of notice of appeal
trade wheels ltd
file no.
given situation
declaration of court
paragraph affidavit
preponderance of evidence
juristic personality of the respondent
counter claim
corporate personality of the respondent
requisite pleadings
following reliefs
i. error
natural person
general damages
tukuru v sabi
land administration land registry office
cadastral zone a7 wuse district
true copy
alleged certificate of change of name

PETER OLABISI IGE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja in Suit No: FCT/HC/CV/1643/2014 contained in the decision of Hon. Justice U. P. KEKEMEKE delivered on 15th day of June, 2017.

The Respondent as the Plaintiff at the Lower Court had by her Writ of Summons issued out of the said Court on 28th May, 2015 claimed against the Defendant now Appellant the following reliefs:-

"(a) A DECLARATION that the Plaintiff is the bona-fide owner of and entitled to the possession (as the holder of the statutory right of occupancy) of the piece of land measuring approximately 1.23 hectares better known and described as Plot No.1216 located at Cadastral Zone A7 Wuse District which falls on sheet 332/1002/NVV3 and covered by the Certificate of Occupancy No. FCT/ABU/MISC/12187 dated 19th day of October, 1994 issued under the hand of the Honourable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and duly registered as …

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