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IBODO & ORS.
V.
ENAROFIA

(1980) JELR 44481 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.15/1980 ·  20 Jun 1980 ·  Nigeria
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IBODO & ORS. v. ENAROFIA & ORS. (1980) 5-7 S.C. (REPRINT) 29
CORAM
MOHAMMED BELLO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria CHUKWUNWEIKE IDIGBE Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ANDREWS O. OBASEKI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria KAYODE ESO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ANTHONY N. ANIAGOLU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria

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application
applicants
extension of time
mr. ajayi
supreme court
appeal
rule
good cause
record of proceedings
supreme court rules
high court
judgment of the federal court of appeal
prima facie show
5th day of april
case file
chief f.r.a. williams
copy typist
daily times
federal court of appeal
prescribed period
arguable ground of appeal
close look
complete agreement
concurrent findings of fact of the courts
delivery of the judgment of the federal court
draft of his grounds of appeal
enrolled order
federal court of appeal registry
g.o.k. ajayi
g.o.k ajayi esq
good grounds of appeal
grant of extension of time
ground of appeal
judgment of the court
land case
leading judgment
numerous exhibits
ohene kobina karikari
old court of appeal of western state
part of the appellants
proposed ground of appeal
record of proceedings of the high court
said decision of the federal court of appeal
said dismissal
said okpako of a sum
substantial number
title aboiyigbe

ANIAGOLU, JSC (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The application which was brought, under Order 1 Rule 5 of the Supreme Court Rules, 1977, by the plaintiffs/applicants, Ukpe Ibodo and Others, and which was for extension of time within which to appeal, and for extension of time within which to apply for leave to appeal, to the Supreme Court, against the judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal, was dismissed by this court on 28th April, 1980, and the reasons for the dismissal were reserved for delivery to this date. We now give our said reasons for the said dismissal.

Since the delivery of the judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal in this land case on 1st February, 1979, the attempt of the plaintiffs/applicants to appeal to the Supreme Court has had, from what is to be gathered from the affidavit of Ukpe Ibodo sworn to on 2nd November 1979, a tortuous passage. It would appear that the first motion for leave to appeal was heard by the Federal Court of Appeal in Benin on 5th April 1979.…

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