ONNOGHEN, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an application by way of motion on Notice filed by the Appellant/Applicant on 8th March, 1999 praying the court for the following orders:
1. An Order of stay of the proceedings in Suit No. ID/2419/94 between the Respondent and the Appellant herein before His Lordship, Oduneye J, at the Ikeja High Court, pending the hearing and final determination of the Appellant’s appeal pending before this court.
2. An Order of stay of execution of the judgment and all consequential orders of His Lordship, Oduneye J, made at the lower court in the said Suit No. ID/2419/94 on 12th December 1997 pending the hearing and final determination of the appeal herein.” The application is supported by an affidavit of 21 paragraphs; a first Further and Better affidavit of 12 paragraphs; a second Further and Better affidavit of 8 paragraphs and a third Further and Better affidavit also of 8 paragraphs on which the applicant relied in moving the court.