(2005) JELR 45299 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/B/274M/2005 ·  25 Oct 2005 ·  Nigeria
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Ogboru v. P.C.A. (No.1) [2005] 18 NWLR (Pt.956) Pg. 66
ZAINAB ADAMU BULKACHUWA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria UWANI MUSA ABBA AJI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
1st respondent
2nd respondent
lower court
upper area court
case no. cr
cause of action
delta state
election petition
gubernatorial election
instant case
supreme court
election tribunal
governorship election tribunal
hearing of the substantive appeal
record of appeal
subject matter of this application
substantive appeal
such fact
suit no. am
3rd prayers
accelerated hearing of an appeal
alleged disqualification of the applicant
benin judicial division
briefs of argument
civil proceedings
claim of the 2nd respondent
court of appeal rules
determination of election petition
determining factor
election petition matter
enforceable claim
enforcement of his fundamental rights en rem
exceptional circumstances
extension of time
following reliefs
law enforcement agencies
notice of appeal
proposed record of appeal
provision of the practice direction
respect of an election petition
respondent fundamental rights
rules of this court
said issue
time frame

BULKACHUWA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): By an application filed before this court on the 29/9/2005, the appellant/applicant prayed for the following reliefs: -

1. An order for extension of time within which the appellant/applicant can appeal against the order of Hon. Justice Z. A. Smith of Delta State High Court, Asaba, made on 3rd August, 2005, in suit No. AM/44/2005/M1.

2. An order deeming the notice of appeal already filed and served as being properly filed and served.

3. An order granting a departure from the rules of this court by allowing the appellant/applicant to compile the record of appeal and treating the bundle of documents already compiled and filed in this court and marked exhibit B as the record of appeal in this case.

4. An order accelerating the hearing of the substantive appeal by abridging the time within which the parties are to file their briefs of argument and setting the substantive appeal down for hearing.

And for such further or other orders as this c…

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