JOHN INYANG OKORO, JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): By a Motion on Notice dated and filed on 29th April 2010 pursuant to Order 7 Rule 10(2) of the Court of Appeal Rules 2007 the Applicants prayed the court for the following orders, to wit:
"1. An order granting an enlargement of time within which to appeal from the Ruling of the High Court of Lagos State delivered in this matter on the 27th day of May, 2009.
2. Such further order(s) as this Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstances".
In support of the application is an affidavit of 23 paragraphs deposed to by one Moninuola Obasesin (f), a counsel in the chambers of Messrs E. A. Molajo and Co., Solicitors to the Applicants. Attached to the said affidavit are eight (8) Exhibits marked 'MO1' to 'MO8'. There is an affidavit of urgency containing five (5) paragraphs also deposed to by the same counsel. There is however, no counter affidavit in this application.
In brief, this application originates from the Ruling of th…