IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In an application filed on 13/2/2003, the applicants prayed for the following reliefs:
"1. AN ORDER of the Honourable Court staying execution of the judgment of Honourable Justice, I. U. Bello, delivered on the 18th day of November, 2003 (sic) by way of variation of his consequential order for stay of execution.
2. AN ORDER of the Honourable Court varying the order of the said Justice, I. U. Bello, ordering that the judgment sum be paid into court, until the final determination of the appeal.
3. AN ORDER of the Honourable Court directing the appellants/applicants to deposit with the said court banker's guarantee to cover the judgment sum in lieu of depositing the judgment sum before the lower court."
The following three grounds were set out in the application in support of the reliefs:
"1. The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory Judiciary has in the time past, experienced cases of exhibits in court being sold an…