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PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY & ANOR v. HON. DR PATRICK O. ASADU & ORS

(2016) JELR 36842 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.735/2015(R)  •  7 Oct 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR JSC; MUSA DATIJJO MUHAMMAD JSC; CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI JSC; CHIMA CENTUS NWEZE JSC; AMIRU SANUSI JSC;

Judgement

OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR, J.S.C. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The appellants/applicants' motion on Notice filed on 19 April 2016 is for the following six reliefs.

1. An Order extending time for the Appellants to seek leave of the Supreme Court to appeal on grounds of mixed law and facts against the judgment of the Court of Appeal Abuja delivered on 1st July, 2015.

2. An Order granting leave to the Appellants to appeal on grounds of mixed law and facts against the said judgment of the Court of Appeal delivered on 1st July 2015.

3. An Order extending time for the Appellants to appeal on grounds of mixed law and facts against the said judgment of the Court of Appeal delivered on 1st July 2015.

4. An Order deeming the Notice of Appeal dated 15th September 2015 and filed on 16th September, 2015 as it concerns Grounds 2 - 9, as properly filed and served.

5. Leave to adduce additional documentary evidence which were not tendered at the trial Court and the Court of Appeal to wit:

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