AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE, J.C.A.(Delivering the Lead Ruling): The motion dated 24/2/2015 and filed on 25/2/2015 before the Court was brought by the Appellants/Applicants (hereafter to be simply referred to as Applicants) pursuant to Orders 7 Rules 1 and 10(1); 20 Rule 3(1) and (2) of the Court of Appeal Rules, 2011 and the inherent jurisdiction of the Court. The orders which the Applicants seek as set out in the motion are: -
1. AN ORDER granting leave to the Applicants to pay fully the stipulated filing fees of N5,000.00 having paid N350.00 in respect of the Notice of Appeal dated 23rd February, 2009 and filed on the 25th February 2009 in this appeal.
2. AN ORDER deeming as properly paid the balance of the filing fee of N5,000.00 in respect of the Notice of Appeal stated above which is N4,650.00 which was paid after the filing of the said Notice of Appeal.
The grounds for the motion as contained therein are: -
(a) This appeal was failed at the Federal High Court Registry, Ado-Ekiti …