EDWIN v. THE STATE

evaluation of evidence

EDWIN v. THE STATE

The Supreme Court  Holden at Abuja On Thursday, the 21st day of February, 2019 Appeal No: SC.63/2015 Citation No: IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JSC MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI JSC MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD JSC KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN  JSC AMIRU SANUSI JSC Between CHIDI EDWIN  (Appellant) AND THE STATE  (Respondent) PRONOUNCEMENTS A. COURT Duty of court– On the

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