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FRN
V.
ADAMU

(2018) JELR 38678 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/S/134C/2017(R) ·  11 Jul 2018 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
HUSSEIN MUKHTAR Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

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FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO, JCA (Delivering the Lead Ruling): By a motion on notice brought pursuant to Order 6 Rules 1 and 2; Order 17 Rules 2 and 3(1) of the Court of Appeal Rules 2016 and the inherent powers of the Court, the Respondent/Applicant prayed this Court for the following Reliefs;

1. An order extending time for the Respondent/Applicant to file a cross appeal against the judgment of the Federal High Court in Case No. FHC/GS/19C/2015 delivered on 12/5/2017.

2. An order deeming the Notice of Cross Appeal dated 7/12/2017 filed separately as duly filed and served.

3. Subject to (1) and (2) above, an Order deeming the Cross-Appellant's Brief of Argument filed separately and served alongside this application as duly filed and served.

4. And for such further or other Order(s) as the Court may deem fit to make in the circumstances of this application.

The Grounds upon which this Application was brought are as follows;

a. The Respondent/Applicant herein was the defendant in case No. FHC/GS/…

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