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NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION V. OWNERS OF M. T. FAIRPLAY & ANOR

(2008) JELR 37255 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/93M/06  •  13 Mar 2008  •  Nigeria

Coram
MONICA BOLNA'AN DONGBAN-MENSEM JP+ JCA; PAUL ADAMU GALINJE JCA; ADAMU JAURO JCA;

Judgement

MONICA BOLNA'AN DONGBAN-MENSEM, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This application which was filed on the 18th day of October, 2006 is made pursuant to the provisions of Section 242 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 and Order 7 Rule 10 (1) - (2) of the Court of Appeal Rules of 2007. The applicant seeks the order of Court in what is usually referred to as the tripartite prayer, to wit:

"i. An extension of time within which the Appellant/Applicant may apply for leave to appeal against the ruling of the Federal High Court, Lagos per Honourable Justice D.O. Abutu, J delivered on the 21st day of October, 2005 in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/695/2001 between the Respondents as Plaintiffs and Appellant as Defendant;

ii. Leave to appeal against the said ruling of 21st October, 2005 delivered by Honourable Justice D.D. Abutu, J of the Federal High Court, Lagos;

iii. Extension of time within which the Appellant/Applicant may appeal against the said ruling of 21st Octo…

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