MONICA BOLNA'AN DONGBAN-MENSEM J.C.A.: (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The application filed on the 10th April 2008 and argued before us on the 12th day of May 2008 seeks the following reliefs:-
"(1) AN ORDER allowing the Appellant to amend the grounds of appeal in the Notice of Appeal herein in terms of Exhibit "B" to the Affidavit hereto titled "Proposed Amended Grounds of Appeal;
(2) AN ORDER deeming as having been properly filed and served the Amended Grounds of Appeal already filed herein;
(3) AN ORDER for extension of time within which the Appellant/Applicant may file and serve his Appellant's Brief of Argument herein;
(4) AN ORDER deeming the Appellant's Brief of Argument already filed herein as having been properly filed and served; AND SUCH FURTHER and/or other Order or Orders as may seem fit in the circumstances".
The application has, filed in its support, an affidavit of nine (9) paragraphs to which are annexed four exhibits marked A - D. Special reliance is placed on p…