WHAT THE COURT SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE CONVICTING AN ACCUSED PERSON BASED ON HIS CONFESSIONAL STATEMENT

CASE TITLE: ALAO v. STATE (2019) LPELR-47856(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 31ST MAY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: SIDI DAUDA BAGE, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offences of Conspiracy to commit Armed Robbery and Armed Robbery. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Ibadan Division…

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HOW TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENCE OF DEFILEMENT

CASE TITLE: EZE v. STATE (2019) LPELR-47984(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD JULY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal and cross-appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Ebonyi State, Abakaliki Judicial Division, delivered by…

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WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF FAILURE TO SHOW “SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES” IN A BAIL APPLICATION IN CAPITAL OFFENCES?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: EZIKE v. STATE (2019) LPELR-47711(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 10TH JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW LEAD JUDGMENT: ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR, J.C.A SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This appeal is against the ruling…

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WHAT IS THE PRESUMPTION OF THE LAW WHERE A STOLEN PROPERTY IS FOUND IN POSSESSION OF A PERSON IMMEDIATELY AFTER A THEFT?

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here CASE TITLE: ALAYANDE v. STATE (2019) LPELR-47375(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD MAY, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This appeal…

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EFFECT OF DOUBT IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS/WHETHER DOUBT MUST BE RESOLVED IN FAVOUR OF THE ACCUSED

If you find this case helpful and would like to access more cases like this, please subscribe to LawPavilion PRIME here 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…

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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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