THE LAW ON CHARACTER EVIDENCE

CASE TITLE: MAKANJUOLA v. STATE (2021) LPELR-54998(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 4TH JUNE, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: IBRAHIM MOHAMMED MUSA SAULAWA, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offences of Conspiracy, Armed Robbery and Illegal Possession of Firearms. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Ilorin…

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WHEN THE OFFENCE OF ARMED ROBBERY WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN COMMITTED

CASE TITLE: ADESINA v. STATE (2021) LPELR-54515(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 2ND JUNE, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE. LEAD JUDGMENT: FOLASADE AYODEJI OJO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offences of Conspiracy to commit Armed Robbery and Armed Robbery. FACTS The Appellant and one Ridwan Ojekunle were charged before the trial Court on…

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SHOULD A PERSON CHARGED WITH A FEDERAL OFFENCE LIKE ARMED ROBBERY BE CONVICTED FOR A STATE OFFENCE LIKE DISHONESTLY RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AFTER HE HAS BEEN ACQUITTED OF ARMED ROBBERY?

CASE TITLE: MUSA V. STATE (2020) LPELR-51840(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 3RD DECEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE. LEAD JUDGMENT: BOLOUKUROMO MOSES UGO, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT INTRODUCTION: This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS:  This is an appeal/cross-appeal against the decision of the High Court of Bauchi State. The facts of the case are that on…

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DOCTRINE OF RECENT POSSESSION

In what instance can the doctrine of recent possession be invoked. The case of OKUNDAYE v. STATE (2020) LPELR-50782(CA) looks at this in the Court of Appeal Judgment. Read in LawPavilion Prime today. Visit the LP Store to get yours.

INGREDIENTS OF THE OFFENCE OF CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ARMED ROBBERY AND ARMED ROBBERY

CASE TITLE: STATE v. GBAHABO & ORS (2019) LPELR-48117(SC) JUDGMENT DATE: 21ST JUNE, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD, J.S.C. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Ilorin Division delivered on the 13th day of…

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