BULKACHUWA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): By an application filed before this court on the 29/9/2005, the appellant/applicant prayed for the following reliefs: -
1. An order for extension of time within which the appellant/applicant can appeal against the order of Hon. Justice Z. A. Smith of Delta State High Court, Asaba, made on 3rd August, 2005, in suit No. AM/44/2005/M1.
2. An order deeming the notice of appeal already filed and served as being properly filed and served.
3. An order granting a departure from the rules of this court by allowing the appellant/applicant to compile the record of appeal and treating the bundle of documents already compiled and filed in this court and marked exhibit B as the record of appeal in this case.
4. An order accelerating the hearing of the substantive appeal by abridging the time within which the parties are to file their briefs of argument and setting the substantive appeal down for hearing.
And for such further or other orders as this c…