IKEMEFUNA
V.
NWEKE

(1990) JELR 79765 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  28 May 1990 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Ikemefuna v. Nweke (1990) 5 NWLR (Pt. 150) 255
CORAM
ALOYSIUS IYORGYER KATSINA-ALU, J.C.A. (Presided), GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE, J.C.A., SAMSON ODEMWINGIE UWAIFO, J.C.A. (Read the Leading Ruling)
Core Terms Beta
applicants
court
high court
appeal
learned judge
supreme court
additional affidavit
federal supreme court
writ of mandamus
1st set of respondents
civil proceeding
counter-affidavit
grounds of appeal
high court law
high court rules
medical history
new boundary
present application
17th april
1.for extension of time
applicants desire
award of any such writ
bowaje v adediwura
determination of this application
doherty v doherty
eastern nigeria
evidence points
ezioha mmaku people
further affidavit
good reasons
guidance of the anambra state government
hearing of a suit
honourable court
inter alia
land matter
large scale
leading ruling
main reasons
people of ezioha mmaku
ruling of the court
ruling of the enugu high court
said high court law
said ruling of the court
similar situation
supreme court judgment
various reasons
view of the learned judge
writ of summons
written law references

UWAIFO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Ruling): The applicants desire to appeal against the ruling of the Enugu High Court given on 19 July, 1988 (per Obayi, J.) which refused them to join in a writ of mandamus as co-defendants. They have been out of time for pretty long and now by motion pray this court for Orders in terms which read:

1.For extension of time within which to file an appeal against the ruling of the court refusing to join the applicants as defendants/respondents in the case.

2.For leave to appeal against the said ruling of the court on facts and mixed law and facts.

3.Restraining the High Court, Enugu from continuing with the case before the determination of this application, and/or

4.For any other order or orders as the Honourable Court may deem just.

There had been a land matter between the 1st set of respondents' people of Ezioha Mmaku (as plaintiffs) and the applicants' people of Obeagu (as one of the two defendants). The plaintiffs won both in the High Court and the Su…

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