T. O. ELIAS, C.J.N. (Delivering the Leading ruling): This application prays the Court for an order:
"(a) granting extension of time within which to appeal to the Supreme Court of Nigeria against the ruling of the High Court of Kwara State given at Ilorin by the Hon. Mr. Justice S. Kawu on the 6th of April, 1974;
(b) granting leave to appeal against the ruling of the high Court of Kwara State given at Ilorin on the 6th of April, 1974, by the Hon. Mr. Justice S. Kawu; and
(c) such further or other orders as this Honourable Court may deem fit to make."
The ruling against which this application has been brought was the dismissal or striking out by the High Court of Kwara State of an application for extension of time within which to appeal and for leave to appeal against the said ruling to this Court which was given on July 3, 1974.
In a detailed affidavit exhibited to the motion, the applicant deposed that Exhibit A contained the judgment of the three judges of appeal of the High Court of…