(2002) JELR 44718 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/A/56M/2001 ·  11 Apr 2002 ·  Nigeria
Other Citations
Govt., Anambra State v. A.S.C.S.N. (2003) 1 NWLR (Pt 800) pg. 83
Govt., Anambra State v. A.S.C.S.N. (2003) 1 NWLR (Pt. 800) 83
MUHAMMAD SAIFULLAHI MUNTAKA-COOMASSIE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ALBERT GBADEBO ODUYEMI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
lower court
substantial grounds of appeal
1st february
2nd march
grounds of appeal
court of appeal rules
extension of time
accountant-general of anambra state
appellate court
following orders
good cause
substantial reason
support of the application
absence of counsel
absence of the said judgment
basic conditions
cause of the delay
certified copy of the proceedings of 2nd march
court exercise
court order
court orders
enforcement of a judgment
exhibit ga1
ex-parte oral application
grade level
honourable court
interpretation of that judgment
interpretation of the earlier order of court
leading ruling
learned senior state counsel
national industrial court
oral application of counsel
particular order
prima facie show
proceedings of the lower court
registry of this court
respondents application
result of the events
state ministry of justice
substantive application
such further order
true copy of the ruling of the court

ODUYEMI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Ruling): By an application on notice filed in the Registry of this court on 9th May, 2001, applicants sought for the following orders:

"(a) For extension of time within which the applicants shall apply for leave to appeal against the ruling of the learned Judges of the National Industrial Court, holden at Abuja delivered on 2/3/2001.

(b) Leave to appeal; and

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

(d) And for such further order or orders as the Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstance."

In support of the application, applicants filed an affidavit the substance of which is that-

(i) Respondent commenced proceedings for the enforcement of a judgment in its favour delivered by the National Industrial Court (hereinafter called the lower court on 27th June, 1999.

(ii) By an application to the lower court the applicant sought for interpretation of that judgment consequent upon certain laws enacted afte…

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