IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an application brought pursuant to Order 7 Rule 10(1) and (2) of the Court of Appeal Rules and under the inherent jurisdiction of this Honourable Court.
The application seeks for the trinitarian prayers of:-
(a) Leave and Order of this Court for the extension of time within which to allow the Appellant/Applicant to file her Notice of Appeal out of time;
(b) Leave to appeal out of time;
(c) An order of extension of time to file the Notice of Appeal out of time; and
(d) An Order deeming the already filed and served Notice of Appeal as having been duly filed and served on the Respondents, the necessary fees having been duly paid, penalty inclusive.
The Grounds upon which the Application is predicated are as follows:-
1. The Appeal is out of time;
2. The leave of this Honourable is required to file the Notice of Appeal out of time and
3. The Notice of Appeal has raised some point of law.
In support of the Application …