HIS HIGHNESS, ALHAJI A. G. MOMOH(IKE – EBE II, THE OTARU OF AUCHI & ORS v. HIS HIGHNESS, ALHAJI I.M. UMORU (THE AIDONOGIE OF SOUTH IBIE) & ORS

SUBJECT MATTER:

LAND LAW.

Law of Evidence – Proof of ownership of land.

Law of Evidence – How to resolve conflicts in traditional history.

 Practice and Procedure – Attitude of the Supreme Court to concurrent findings of the lower courts.

Practice and Procedure – How concurrent findings of lower courts can be challenged.

Administrative law – Effect of the findings or decision of a Commission of inquiry set up by government to review boundary conflicts- whether it operates as res judicata.

Judgment – When is a judgment or finding of a court said to be perverse?

‘The primary duty placed on a plaintiff who comes to court to claim a declaration of title to land is to show the court clearly the area of land to which his claim relates so that the land can be identified with certainty.’

Olufunlola Oyelola Adekeye, J.S.C.

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