(2014) JELR 40215 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/EK/137/M/2013 ·  20 Feb 2014 ·  Nigeria
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L.G.S.C., Ekiti State v. Bamisaye (2016) 8 NWLR (Pt. 1514) 373
PAUL ADAMU GALINJE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria FATIMA OMORO AKINBAMI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
prescribed period
substantial reasons
extension of time
good cause
grounds of appeal
lead ruling
paul adamu galinje
settlement of the case
statute of limitation
5th november
amicable settlement of this appeal
court of appeal act
court of appeal rules
date of the decision
decision of national industrial court
enrolment of order of this hon. court
enrolment order
fatima omoro akinbami
filing of the notice of appeal
final decision
fundamental human right
governor of ekiti state
hon. court
learned counsel
legal proceedings
local government
lower court judgment
massoud abdulrahman oredola
mr. gbemiga daramola
mr. o. o. ayenakin
notice of appeal
only reason
paragraphs affidavit
paragraphs of the supporting affidavit
points of law
prima facie show
proposed notice of appeal
requirement of order
risk of repetition
segment of the argument of the learned counsel
such equitable relief

PAUL ADAMU GALINJE, J.C.A.:(Delivering the Lead Ruling): By a motion on notice dated 5th November, 2013 and filed on the 15th November, 2013, the Applicants herein sought for extension of time within which to seek leave to appeal against the decision of National Industrial Court sitting at Ibadan, which was delivered on the 26th November, 2012; leave to appeal and extension of time to file the notice of appeal.

The motion which is predicated on eight grounds is supported by a five paragraphs affidavit.

Annexed to the affidavit are the judgment against which the applicants seek to appeal, an enrolment order, a letter addressed to the Governor of Ekiti State and the proposed notice of appeal which are marked exhibits A, B, C and D respectively.

In arguing the application, Mr. Gbemiga Daramola, learned Counsel for the Applicants relied on all the paragraphs of the supporting affidavit and the exhibits thereof, particularly paragraph 4(c), (d) and (e). Learned Counsel emphasized that the …

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