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N. A. B. KOTOYE v. MRS. F. M. SARAKI & ANOR

(1995) JELR 43468 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.212/1994  •  16 May 1995  •  Nigeria

Coram
MUHAMMADU LAWAL UWAIS JSC; ABUBAKAR BASHIR WALI JSC; IDRIS LEGBO KUTIGI JSC; MICHAEL EKUNDAYO OGUNDARE JSC; ANTHONY IKECHUKWU IGUH JSC;

Judgement

UWAIS, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Ruling): This is an application by the defendant/applicant seeking the following orders -

"(i) Extending the time within which to seek leave to appeal on the grounds of mixed law and fact against the Ruling of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division (sic) dated the 2nd day of December, 1991, refusing stay of proceedings of the trial of the Consolidated Suit pending before Olusola Thomas, J., pending the determination of the appeal lodged against the Ruling of the High Court of Lagos delivered on the 30th and 31st of May, 1991;

(ii) Leave to appeal against the said Ruling;

(iii) Extension of time within which to appeal against the said Ruling;

(iv) Stay of proceedings in file Consolidated Suits Nos: LD/845/87 and LD/938/87 before the High Court of Lagos State (Coram Olusola Thomas, J.,) pending lie determination of the foregoing orders and thereafter provided a Notice of Appeal is filed within 7 days of the orders sought and granted, further stay of pr…

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