CASE TITLE: CHUKWUDOZIE v. STATE (2019) LPELR-47164(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 28TH MARCH, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision of V.N. Agbata J., of the High Court of Anambra State sitting at Ogidi, delivered on…

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Nigerian Senate Repositions Criminal Justice, Passes Criminal Justice Bill

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed into law the Criminal Justice Bill, which would ensure dispensation of justice in the country. The Bill was first presented in 2005 and has been adopted by the Lagos State Government and has been amended once. Earlier in the week at the National Judicial Institute in Abuja during a…

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