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ABBOJI BAPPA & ORS v. JOHN KWAJI BALI & ANOR

(2020) JELR 87245 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/YL/151/2018  •  16 Jul 2020  •  Nigeria

Coram
CHIDI N. UWA, JCA JAMES S. ABIRIYI, JCA ABDULLAHI M. BAYERO, JCA

Judgement

JAMES S. ABIRIYI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling delivered on 12th March, 2018 in the High Court of Taraba State holden at Jalingo. The Appellants were the Applicants in the High Court (the Court below). The Respondents were the Respondents.

The Appellants in the Court below applied for extension of time within which to apply for the setting aside of the judgment of the Court below delivered on 29th March, 2017 and for an order setting aside the said judgment among other reliefs.

The Court below considered the affidavit evidence before it and addresses of counsel for the parties and dismissed the application in its entirety.

The Appellants have approached this Court by a notice of appeal dated and filed on 23rd March 2018. The notice of appeal which contains several reliefs sought by the Appellants is based on two grounds of appeal. From the two grounds of appeal, the Appellants in an Appellants’ brief of argument dated 20th September, 2019…

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