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ALHAJI LASISI SALISU & ANOR v. ALHAJI ABBAS MOBOLAJI & ANOR

(2013) JELR 35389 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.272/2008  •  20 Dec 2013  •  Nigeria

Coram
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JSC; OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA JSC; MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD JSC; CLARA BATA OGUNBIYI JSC; KUMAI BAYANG AKA'AHS JSC;

Judgement

OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, J.S.C. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): This application was brought by the appellants on September, 2013 pursuant to Section 22 of the Supreme Court Act, S15 LFN 2004, Order 2 Rule 28 and Order 8 Rules 2(5), 4, 11, 12 and 31(1) of the Supreme Court Rules and the inherent jurisdiction of the Court for the following reliefs:

1. An Order granting leave to the defendants/appellants to raise for the first time at the Supreme Court and be heard in this appeal, the point of law stated in grounds 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19 of the proposed Amended Notice of Appeal attached to the affidavit hereto marked Exhibit "I" as to lack of jurisdiction of the lower court to entertain the plaintiffs/respondents' case or incompetence of their pleadings;

2. An order allowing the defendants/appellants to further amend the Amended Notice of Appeal herein in terms of the document attached to the affidavit hereto marked Exhibit "I";

3. An order deeming the Further Amended Notice of Appeal filed her…

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