OLORUNJUWON
V.
IDOWU

(2009) JELR 51048 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/I/EPT/HA/75/08 ·  8 May 2009 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD JCA (Presided) ISTIFANUS THOMAS JCA (Read the Lead Ruling) MODUPE FASANMI JCA
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notice of appeal
application
2nd respondents
grounds of appeal
practice directions
constitution of the federal republic of nigeria
decision of an election tribunal
final decisions
final judgment
good cause
notice
order of extension of time
ordinary civil proceedings
thomas jca
2nd respondents’ counter-affidavit
appellant’s appeal
appellant’s petition
applicant filedon 19august
applicant’s affidavit
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brief counsel
civil rights
constitutional provisions
court of appeal practice directions no.
court’sorders
days rule
decisions of election tribunal
election of the 1st respondent
election petition
entire application
failingto file notice of appeal
file notice of appeal
important point
judgment of the governorship
lead ruling
legislative houses election tribunal holden
osun state
paragraph affidavit
potency of the practice directions no.
president of this honourable court
rule of court
senior state counsel of the ministry of justice
sets of respondent
similar written address
statutory provision
support of the motion
supreme court
usual practice of thiscourt
written submission

THOMAS JCA (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The appellant/applicant filedon 19August 2008, a motion on notice seeking (1)an order of extension of time within which to appeal against the judgment of the Governorship and Legislative Houses Election Tribunal Holden at Osogbo; (2) an order of extension of time to appeal against the two rulings delivered on 19 September 2007 and 11 December 2007, respectively holden at Osogbo , and (3) for an order permitting the appellant to include the grounds of appeal against the two rulings in the same notice of appeal against the judgment of 11 March 2008, as contained in exhibit 4 attached to the affidavit in support of the motion; and for an order deeming as being properly filed and served the notice of appeal dated 2 May 2008, which is already filed and served.

The applicant’s grounds for the application are as follows:

The practice directions issued by the President of this honourable court to regulate practice and procedure in appeals against the d…

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