UKACHUKWU
V.
EZIKE & ORS

(2014) JELR 40066 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/E/404M/2013 ·  19 Feb 2014 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
ADZIRA G. MSHELIA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria EMMANUEL AKOMAYE AGIM Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
applicant
appeal
court
cause of action
trial court
4th respondent
2nd respondent
good cause
1st respondent
senior advocate
supreme court
suit no. fhc
judgment of the federal high court
notice of appeal
prima facie show
3rd defendant
4th respondents
federal high court
order of court
appeal no. ca
applicant leave
exhibit fn2
learned san
primary elections
said suit
suit no fhc
above mentioned suit
anambra state
anambra state executive of the 3rd respondent
appeal no ca
appeal of the applicant
constitution of the electoral panel of the 3rd respondent
exercise of the right
exhibits fb1-fb12
following reasons
good enough ground
grant of the reliefs
judgment of federal high court
leave of this honourable court
record of appeal
registrar of the federal high court
result of the national assembly primary election
rules of this court
rules of this hon. court
said judgment of the federal high court
such further orders
support of the said prayers
unconditional right of appeal
view of the fact

EMMANUEL AKOMAYE AGIM, J.C.A (Delivering the Lead Ruling): On the 15th March 2013, the Federal High Court sitting at Awka rendered Judgment in Suit No FHC/AWK/CS/151/2011 in favour of the Plaintiff (now 1st Respondent) against the Defendants (now applicant and 2nd to 4th respondents)

The applicant (who was 3rd defendant in the above mentioned Suit), has applied to this Court by Motion on Notice dated 12-7-2013 and filed on 28-7-2013 for-

1. An Order enlarging time within which to seek leave of this Honourable Court to Appeal against the decision/judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Awka and presided over by his lordship, Hon. Justice M.T. Salihu, and delivered on the 15th day of March, 2013 in Suit No. FHC/AWK/CS/151/11 between HON. BARRISTER NNAMDI EZIKE V. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION and ORS.

2. An Order granting the Applicant Leave to Appeal against the decision/judgment of Federal High Court sitting at Awka and presided over by Hon. Justice M.T. Salihu and d…

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