ADIGWE
V.
FRN

(2015) JELR 45524 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.115/2013 ·  15 May 2015 ·  Nigeria
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Adigwe v. F.R.N. (2015) 18 NWLR (Pt. 1490) 105
CORAM
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria MUHAMMAD SAIFULLAHI MUNTAKA-COOMASSIE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria KUMAI BAYANG AKA'AHS Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
applicant
grounds of appeal
extension of time
lead counsel
chief anthony idigbe
substantial reasons
better affidavit
court of appeal
honourable court
prima facie show
senior counsel
appeal no. ca
constitution of the federal republic of nigeria
good cause
supreme court rules
lagos division
order of this honourable court
criminal case
decision of the lower court
further affidavit
inadvertence of counsel
inter alia
supreme court act
lead ruling
learned san
trial court
arguable questions of law
attorney general of the federation
civil case
copy of other proceedings
general rule
important issue
learned counsel
printout of the relevant page of the aforesaid website
return of the applicant
arguable issues of law
chief justice
date of the decision
decisions of this court state
following reliefs
grant of the motion
relevant documents
submission of the learned san
such constitutional right of appeal
such further order
supporting affidavit
true copy of the judgment of the court

IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD, J.S.C. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): In a Motion on Notice brought pursuant to Section 233 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended), Section 27(2)(b) and (4) of the Supreme Court Act and Order 2 Rules 28, 31 and 32 of the Supreme Court Rules, 1999 (as amended), the applicant asked for the following reliefs:

1. "AN ORDER of this Honourable Court granting extension of time to the Applicant within which to apply for leave to appeal to this Honourable Court from the decision of the Lower Court (Court of Appeal, Lagos Division) in APPEAL No. CA/L/146/12 delivered on the 25th of January, 2013.

2. AN ORDER of this Honourable Court granting leave to the applicant to appeal to this Honourable Court from the decision of the Lower Court (Court of Appeal, Lagos Division) in APPEAL NO. CA/L/146/12 delivered on the 25th of January, 2013.

3. AN ORDER of this Honourable Court granting extension of time to the applicant within which to appeal to…

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