THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF PEOPLES CLUB OF NIGERIA
THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF ANSAR-U-DEEN OF NIGERIA & ORS.
I.M.M. SAULAWA, J.C.A, (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The instant application was filed by the Appellant on July 12, 2010. By the application in question, the Appellant has sought the following sole relief:
"... an order staying further proceedings in suit No. LD/4740/94 pending before the Lagos State High Court pending the determination of the Appellant's Appeal to the Court of Appeal..."
The application was supported by a 48 paragraphed affidavit, deposed to on 12/7/10 by one Ngozi Rita Okoli, a legal practitioner in the firm of Messrs G.O.K. Ajayi and Co, the Applicant's solicitors. Annexed to the affidavit were copies of various exhibits, viz:
(i) Exhibit NR01 - regarding the ruling delivered on 25/6/10 by the Hon. Justice T. Ojikutu - Oshode in
Suit No. LD/4749/1994 between the parties herein.
(ii) Exhibit NR02 - regarding the motion dated 01/12/09 but filed on 08/12/09 in the lower court by the Applicant's counsel.
(iii) Exhibit NR03 - regarding the Notice of Appeal dated and fil…