(2000) JELR 43801 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/266M/99 ·  13 Jul 2000 ·  Nigeria
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GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SULEIMAN GALADIMA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria PIUS OLAYIWOLA ADEREMI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
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ADEREMI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): By their application dated 8th July, 1999 and filed on 12th July, 1999 the defendants/applicants are praying for the following orders:

(1) extension of time to apply for leave to appeal.

(2) leave to appeal against the ruling of Adefope-Okorie, J. sitting at the High Court, Ikeja delivered on 18/12/98.

(3) Extension of time within which to file notice and grounds of appeal.

The application is supported by a 16 - paragraph affidavit to which were attached three exhibits. The plaintiffs/respondents in opposition to the applications filed a 17 - paragraph counter-affidavit, to which they attached five exhibits:

When this application came before us on the 5th of July, 2000. Mr. Anthony Anozia learned counsel for the applicants in moving the said application submitted that it is brought pursuant to section 25 (4) of the Court of Appeal Act, 1976 and Order 3 rule 3(6) of the Court of Appeal Rules, 1981. He relied on the affidavit in support. He …

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