(1999) JELR 45757 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/M.90/98 ·  11 May 1999 ·  Nigeria
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Ibrahim v. Balogun (1999) 7 NWLR (Pt. 610) 254
MORONKEJI OMOTAYO ONALAJA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SULE AREMU OLAGUNJU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OLUFUNLOLA OYELOLA ADEKEYE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
extension of time
leave of the court
supreme court
1st respondent
stipulated time
trial court
proposed grounds of appeal
decision of the court of appeal
jurisdiction of the court
oyo state high court
respect of appeal
writ of summons
civil procedure
court of appeal rules
edition of the laws of federation
exercise of the right of appeal
court of appeal act
lead ruling
supreme court act
virtue of sub-section
argument of the learned counsel
authority of the supreme court
civil matters
committal of the applicant
court process
father of the applicant
genuine reason
integral part of the application
judgment of ariwoola
judgment of the oyo state high court
long process
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paragraph affidavit
photocopy of the 1st respondent
random survey of cases
rights of appeal
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sets of rules

OLAGUNJU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): In a motion filed on 5/5/98 the applicant is praying the court for an order granting to him an extension of time within which to appeal against the judgment of Ariwoola, J., of the Oyo State High Court delivered on 12/10/95.

The application is supported by a 21 paragraph affidavit deposed to by one Alhaji Lasisi Adebayo Ibrahim who claimed to be the father of the applicant. To the affidavit are attached a copy each of the judgment and the proposed grounds of appeal marked Exhibits 'C' and 'D', respectively. Four other documents attached to the application are the applicant's letter dated 7/4/97 written from an address in London and addressed to one Chief Oladiti Akande of Mapa, Ibadan, marked Exhibit 'A' and 3 photocopies of extracts of particulars from the applicant's passport marked Exhibits 'B' - 'B2'.

The gist of the affidavit is that the deponent's son, the applicant, who was one of the 8 defendants against whom judgment was given o…

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