ENWEREMADU V THE STATE

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ENWEREMADU V THE STATE

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE OWERRI JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT OWERRI ON FRIDAY, 2ND JUNE, 2017 Appeal No: CA/PH/573C/2007 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: AYOBODE OLUJIMI LOKULO-SODIPE, JCA ITA GEORGE MBABA, JCA TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE, JCA BETWEEN NZE IKEMENWA ENWEREMADU (APPELLANT) AND THE STATE (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENT A. APPEAL 1. Findings of Facts – How

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NDOZIE v THE STATE

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON FRIDAY, 22ND JANUARY, 2016 Appeal No: SC.451/2013 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN, JSC NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA, JSC MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, JSC OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, JSC MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, JSC BETWEEN OKEMEFUNE NDOZIE (APPELLANT) AND THE STATE (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. WORDS AND PHRASES 1. “Conspiracy” – Meaning

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OKERE v THE STATE

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON FRIDAY, 22ND JANUARY, 2016 Appeal No: SC.325/2012 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN, JSC NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA, JSC MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, JSC OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, JSC MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, JSC BETWEEN NONSO OKERE (APPELLANT) AND THE STATE (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. APPEAL 1. Formulation of Issues – Rules

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ZAMAN V THE STATE

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE JOS JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT JOS ON THURSDAY, 26TH MARCH, 2015 Appeal No: CA/J/8C/2013 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: JOSEPH TINE TUR, JCA IBRAHIM SHATA BDLIYA, JCA RIDWAN MAIWADA ABDULLAHI, JCA BETWEEN ALI ZAMAN (APPELLANT) AND THE STATE (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENT A. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 1. Right to Dignity of Person

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OKPA v THE STATE

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON FRIDAY, 28TH APRIL, 2017 Appeal No: SC.413/2013 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN, JSC MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, JSC KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN, JSC EJEMBI EKO, JSC SIDI DAUDA BAGE, JSC BETWEEN BASSEY OKPA (APPELLANT) AND THE STATE (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. APPEAL 1. Fresh Points on Appeal

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IBRAHIM V FRN

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE LAGOS JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT LAGOS ON FRIDAY, 19TH FEBRUARY, 2016 Appeal No: CA/L/917/2012 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: SIDI DAUDA BAGE, JCA JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH, JCA YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR, JCA BETWEEN MURITALA IBRAHIM (APPELLANT) AND FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENT A. EVIDENCE 1. Burden of Proof –

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EGHAREVBA v THE STATE

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA ON FRIDAY, 12TH FEBRUARY, 2016 Appeal No: SC.234/2012 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: WALTER SAMUEL NKANU ONNOGHEN, JSC NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA, JSC MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI, JSC OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, JSC MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, JSC BETWEEN OBASANJO EGHAREVBA (APPELLANT) AND THE STATE (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. APPEAL 1. Issues for Determination – Principles

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OKEKE V THE STATE

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE ENUGU JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT ENUGU ON THURSDAY, 21ST JANUARY, 2016 Appeal No: CA/E/371C/2012 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU, JCA MASSOUD ABDULRAHMAN OREDOLA, JCA MISITURA OMODERE BOLAJI-YUSUFF, JCA BETWEEN AFAM OKEKE (APPELLANT) AND THE STATE (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE 1. Offence Of Armed

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MUSTAPHA v THE STATE

IN THE COURT OF APPEALIN THE LAGOS JUDICIAL DIVISIONHOLDEN AT LAGOS ON TUESDAY, 1ST MARCH, 2016 Appeal No: CA/L/338/2009CITATION: Before Their Lordships: JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH, JCA SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI, JCA YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR, JCA BETWEEN ADEKOLA MUSTAPHA (APPELLANT) AND THE STATE (RESPONDENT) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. CRIMINAL LAW1. Offence of Murder – Elements to be proven in

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OSUJI V THE STATE

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL IN THE OWERRI JUDICIAL DIVISION HOLDEN AT OWERRI ON WEDNESDAY, 17TH FEBRUARY, 2016 Appeal No: CA/OW/42C/2014 CITATION: Before Their Lordships: ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. PETER OLABISI IGE, J.C.A. FREDERICK O. OHO, J.C.A. BETWEEN CHINEDU OSUJI (APPELLANT) AND THE STATE  (RESPONDENTS) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. EVIDENCE 1. Trial Within Trial – The position

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