UZO I. NDUKWE-ANYANWU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Ruling): This is a motion on notice brought pursuant to
1. SECTION 15 OF THE COURT OF APPEAL ACT, 2004.
2. ORDER 7 RULE 10 OF THE COURT OF APPEAL RULES 2011.
3. INHERENT JURISDICTION OF THE COURT PRESERVED BY SECTION 6(6)(a) OF THE AMENDED CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA.
The Appellant/Applicant had prayed the court for the following orders.
i. An order for enlargement of the time within which to seek leave to appeal against the decision given in the ruling dated 15th December, 2011 in suit No. HME/07/2003 of Akwa Ibom State High Court of Mkpat Enin Judicial Division to the Court of Appeal of Nigeria; Calabar Judicial Division.
ii. Leave to appeal against the decision given in the said ruling;
iii. an order for enlargement of time within which to appeal against the decision given in the said ruling in suit No HME/07/2003.
iv. an order deeming the notice of appeal filed as duly and regularly filed upon payment of the…