R.C. AGBO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Ruling): In this application the applicant is seeking the following orders:
"1. An order extending the time within which the respondent/applicant may file a respondent's notice in this appeal, as per the proposed respondent's notice contained in the schedule hereto.
2. An order deeming as properly filed and served, the respondent's notice already filed and served on the appellant herein.
3. An order granting leave to the respondent/applicant, to raise in this appeal the fresh issues contained in the proposed respondent's notice.
4. An order extending the time within which the respondent/applicant may file its brief of argument (which already contains arguments in respect of the issues raised in the respondent's notice).
5. An order deeming the respondent's brief of argument already filed and served on the appellant herein as having been properly filed and served."
The application is supported by a 16 paragraph affidavit. The respondent filed…