MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA, J.C.A. (Delivered the Leading Judgment): This application, filed on the 4/3/10 prays the Court for the following Reliefs.-
"1. Extension of time within which to seek leave to appeal against the Ruling of the FCT High Court coram F.A. Ojo, J. in Suit No. FCT/HC/CV/800/2009 delivered on 5.10.09.
2. Leave to appeal against the said Ruling.
3. Extension of time within which to appeal against the said Ruling.
AND for such other orders as the Honourable Court may deem expedient."
It is supported by an eleven (11) paragraphs initial affidavit to which were annexed copies of the Ruling sought to be appealed against and proposed Notice of Appeal. An affidavit of urgency and two (2) further affidavits were also filed in support of the application.
A counter affidavit sworn to by the 1st Respondent was filed to oppose the facts of the application. All the affidavits in support of the application were deposed to by Charles Jibuaku, a Counsel in the Chambers of the lead Coun…