A Defective Notice OF Appeal Has No Cure

A Defective Notice OF Appeal Has No Cure

Where a Counsel erroneously files or inherits an unsigned Notice of Appeal, are there step(s) to be taken to cure the anomaly? Probably an amendment of the error in the defective Notice of Appeal will suffice? OHO, J.C.A. in the appeal under review explained Notice of Appeal thus: “The settled position of the law is that a Notice of Appeal represents the substratum of an Appeal. It is the foundation upon which the structure of a valid Appeal is erected. It is to the Appeal, what the writ of summons is to a validly originated suit

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