(2004) JELR 44965 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/IL/14/2003 ·  25 Nov 2004 ·  Nigeria
MUHAMMAD S. MUNTAKA-COOMASSIE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria DAVID ADEDOYIN ADENIJI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria TIJJANI ABDULLAHI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
grounds of appeal
brief of argument
issue of reinstatement
lower court
senior counsel
amended brief of argument
learned counsel
may clinics
notice of appeal
submission of the learned counsel
attention of the court
case of first bank
court of appeal
abdullahi j.c.a.
amended brief of argument of the respondent
attached exhibits
brother abdullahi j.c.a.
contention of the learned counsel
fact of reinstatement
first bank
following cases
following orders
general circumstances of this case
honourable court
issue calls
lead ruling
learned trial judge
main issue
muhammad saifullahi muntaka-coomassie
paragraph affidavit
preview of the leading
proposed amended notice of appeal
proposed amendment
respondent chief mrs. v.o. awomolo
respondent mr. john olusola baiyeshea
said affidavit
support of the motion
tijjani abdullahi j.c.a.
utmost good faith

TIJJANI ABDULLAHI J.C.A.: (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The application dated the 11th day of February 2004 and filed on the same day by the applicant is praying for the following orders:

i. An order granting leave to the respondent to Amend his Brief of Argument as attached to the Affidavit in support of the motion and marked as Exhibit 'C'.

ii. An Order that the Amended Brief of Argument of the Respondent be deemed as having duly filed and served.

The application is supported by a 7 paragraph Affidavit, attached to the said Affidavit are three Exhibits, A, B, and C. It is further supported by another Affidavit titled Reply to Counter Affidavit. It was dated and filed on the 5th day of March, 2004.

This Affidavit consists of 15 paragraphs. Attached to it is Exhibit D, a letter to the Hon. Attorney-General by the counsel to the Appellant/Respondent. This reply to the Counter Affidavit like the supporting Affidavit was deposed to by the Applicant/Respondent himself.

Counsel for the Ap…

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