AHMADU
V.
SALAWU

(1974) JELR 39860 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.298/1974 ·  15 Nov 1974 ·  Nigeria
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(1974) All N.L.R 822 (1974) 11 S.C. 33
CORAM
TASLIM OLAWALE ELIAS Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria GEORGE SODEINDE SOWEMIMO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria AYO GABRIEL IRIKEFE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
application
plaintiff
extension of time
appeal
supreme court
applicant
counsel
court
hon. mr. justice s. kawu
ruling of the high court of kwara state
supreme court of nigeria
honourable court
upper area court
high court
inferior court
said court
6th november
aforesaid appeal
appeal court
appeal no. sc
case of mr. ajose-adeogun
civil case
criminal case
detailed affidavit
directive of the high court
earlier judgment of the superior court
exhibit a
exhibit e
following factors
further action
high court of the northern states
judges of appeal of the high court
judgment of the upper area court
kwara state
last application
learned trial judge
limited understanding
lower court
proposed grounds of appeal
said appeal
said decision
substantial point of law
then solicitor
t. o. elias
true copy of the ruling

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…

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