WHETHER A PERSON IS AT LIBERTY TO GIVE OUT HIS PROPERTIES AS HE PLEASES

CASE TITLE: ULEGEDE v. MBAPUUN (2021) LPELR-54205(CA)JUDGMENT DATE: 18TH MAY, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW. LEAD JUDGMENT: YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Declaration of Title to Land. FACTS This Appeal is against the decision of the High Court of Justice, Benue State sitting in Makurdi delivered by HON. JUSTICE E….

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LEGAL EFFECT OF AN UNREGISTERED DOCUMENT AFFECTING LAND

ONWUSOR v. MAINA & ORS (2021) LPELR-53368(CA)  JUDGMENT DATE: 17TH MARCH, 2021  PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW  LEAD JUDGMENT: JUMMAI HANNATU SANKEY, J.C.A.  SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT:  INTRODUCTION  This appeal borders on Land Law.  FACTS  This Appeal is against the Judgment of the High Court of Justice, Borno State in  Suit No. BOHC/MG/CV/10/2019, delivered on January 13,…

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DUTY OF A PARTY WHO RELIES ON ACQUISITION OF TITLE BY GRANT TO PROVE SAME

TAYA & ANOR v. ABUBAKAR (2021) LPELR-52652(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 25TH JANUARY, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW. LEAD JUDGMENT: UZO IFEYINWA NDUKWE-ANYANWU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Land Law. FACTS This is an Appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Gombe State sitting in its appellate jurisdiction. The Judgment was delivered on…

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CAN A JUDGE LOSE JURISDICTION TO SIT ON A MATTER BY MERE FACT OF HIS TRANSFER TO ANOTHER JUDICIAL DIVISION OF THE SAME STATE?

CASE TITLE: IGBE v. ILOM & ORS (2020) LPELR-49601(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 5TH MAY, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGE: HAMMA AKAWU BARKA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Land Law. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court of Cross-River State. The appellant’s case as claimant before the…

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DOES A PLAINTIFF NEED TO PROVE ALL THE FIVE WAYS BY WHICH THE OWNERSHIP/TITLE TO LAND MAY BE PROVEN?

CASE TITLE: GOBA v. ALGONI (2020) LPELR-49489(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 19TH FEBRUARY, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGE: MUDASHIRU NASIRU ONIYANGI, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Land Law. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision of the High Court of Borno State. The facts of the case are that the Respondent who was…

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SHOULD THE GRANT OF AN APPLICATION FOR THE RENEWAL OF A WRIT ONLY BE MADE EXPARTE?

CASE TITLE: OKPARA v. ANOZIE & ORS (2020) LPELR-49296(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 21ST JANUARY, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGE: ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Land Law. FACTS This Appeal is against the judgment of Imo State High Court in Suit No. HOW/98/2007, delivered on 11th March 2013, by Hon….

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EFFECT OF FAILURE TO SERVE NOTICE OF REVOCATION OF RIGHT OF OCCUPANCY

HEADING: EFFECT OF FAILURE TO SERVE NOTICE OF REVOCATION OF RIGHT OF OCCUPANCY CASE TITLE: ATUME v. BAKODO (2020) LPELR-49162(CA)  JUDGMENT DATE: 10TH JANUARY, 2020  PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGE: ABDULLAHI MAHMUD BAYERO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the declaration of title to land. FACTS This Appeal germinated from the judgment of the…

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CAN THE IDENTIFICATION OF AN ACCUSED PERSON TO ONESELF WITHOUT DISCLOSING THE FACT TO ANOTHER PROPERLY SUSTAIN A CONVICTION?

CASE TITLE: IDOKO v. STATE (2019) LPELR-48957(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 9TH DECEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGE: AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on criminal law and procedure. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Imo State, Owerri, which was delivered by Justice P.O….

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NEED FOR THE IDENTITY OF LAND TO BE ASCERTAINED

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: SATI v. WAYA (2019) LPELR-47763(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 10TH JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: TANI YUSUF HASSAN, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on land law. FACTS This is an appeal from the…

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WHEN IDENTITY OF LAND WILL NOT BE IN ISSUE

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: MARANATHA CONSULTANTS LTD & ANOR v. DIRISU (2019) LPELR-47745(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 13TH JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: LAND LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: FOLASADE AYODEJI OJO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Land Law. FACTS This…

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