(2002) JELR 44527 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/84/91 ·  12 Jul 2002 ·  Nigeria
MORONKEJI OMOTAYO ONALAJA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria DALHATU ADAMU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OLUFUNLOLA OYELOLA ADEKEYE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
learned trial judge
trial court
present case
2nd respondents
4th respondent
present action
deed of assignment
proper order
3rd respondents
late pa jacob asolo
leading judgment
necessary locus standi
required locus standi
2nd issues of the appellants
3rd respondent alhaji
4th respondents brief of argument
4th respondents counsel
action of h.m. suberu
anambra state v. ag
appellants claims
appellants lack of locus standi
application of the appellants
briefs of argument
briefs of the appellants
competent parties
ground floor
high court
high court of oyo state
judgment of the learned trial judge
lack of the appellants locus standi
land registry
madukolu v. nkemdilim
present 3rd
proper parties
receipt of the records of proceedings
relevant issues
respective briefs of argument
rexation case
rossek v. acb
said property
said record
see ejikeme v. amaechi
see fawehinmi v. akilu
terms locus standi

DALHATU ADAMU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal was heard on 17/4/02 on the briefs of the appellants and the 4th respondent only. The 1st - 3rd respondents did not file any brief. Initially all the respondents failed to file their respective briefs of argument after service, on them of the appellants brief filed on 16/5/01. It was on the application of the appellants/applicants counsel that the appeal be set down for hearing on the failure of all the respondents to file their briefs of argument that the 4th respondents counsel was gingered to apply for extension of time to file the 4th respondents brief of argument. This was granted by this court on 30/1/02 and the application of the appellant/applicant for setting down the appeal for hearing was consequently withdrawn and struck out on the same date. Thus the 1st - 3rd respondents did not file any brief and did not show any interest in the appeal which was eventually heard on 17/4/02. It is pertinent to point out…

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