(2000) JELR 43811 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/320/2000 ·  30 Nov 2000 ·  Nigeria
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GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL CHUKWUMA-ENEH Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria AMIRU SANUSI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
2nd respondents
rules of this honourable court
records of appeal
local government
4th respondent
preliminary objection
honourable court
record of appeal
lagos mainland
1st respondent
court action
certificate of return of election
purpose of this appeal
court process
court order
ward f
mr. rotimi jacobs of counsel
lagos state
learned trial judge
hearing of this appeal
high court
local government law no.
matter raises
following reliefs
3rd respondent
notice of preliminary objection
relitigation of the issue of jurisdiction
local government elections
interim order
unanimous decision
rule of law
interim order of mandamus
substantive reliefs
such public duty
virtue of section
local government councilors
first respondent
chairman of lagos mainland
determination of this appeal
court of appeal
instant matter
main purpose
legal officer
favour of the 4th respondent
respect of this matter
independent national electoral commission
bundle of documents

CHUKWUMA-ENEH, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgement): This application was filed on 5/9/2000 by the appellant/applicant seeking the following reliefs:

1. AN ORDER for departure from the rules of this Honourable Court by allowing the appellant/applicant to compile the Records of Appeal and treating the bundle of documents compiled by the appellant/applicant and attached to this application as Exhibit 'SO' as the record of appeal for the purpose of this appeal.

2. AN ORDER accelerating the hearing of this appeal by abridging the time within which the parties are to file their briefs of argument.

3. AN ORDER accelerating the hearing of this appeal.

4. AN INTERIM ORDER restraining the 1st and 2nd respondents from further recognizing the 4th respondent as Councilor for 'Ward F' (180) Lagos Mainland Local Government or further permitting him to occupy and function in that office pending the hearing and determination of this appeal.

5. AN INTERIM ORDER restraining the 4th respondent fro…

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