The judgment of a Lagos High Court which ordered Deeper Christian Life Ministry to pay N5m as damages for trespassing on a parcel of land belonging to the Celestial Church of Christ, CCC, has been upheld by the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos.
CCC had sued Deeper Life Church over the disputed land situated at Mulero, Agege, Lagos. On January 17, 2014 the Lagos High Court declared the CCC as the rightful owner of the land and awarded N5 million as damages against Deeper Life Church.
Dissatisfied with the verdict, Deeper Life Church appealed the ruling and urged the appellate court to set the entire judgment aside. But, in a unanimous decision, the appellate court struck out the appeal after pointing out that the CCC obtained its title in 1973 as against that of Deeper Life Church which was obtained 1998…. CCC will surely regret ds….