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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REQUIREMENT OF THE LAW WHERE A WITNESS IS TO BE CROSS-EXAMINED AS TO PREVIOUS STATEMENTS IN WRITING

CASE TITLE: FRN v. EMIRATES AIRLINES & ORS (2021) LPELR-54658(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 11TH JUNE, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: OBANDE FESTUS OGBUINYA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offences of Conspiracy, Stealing and Obtaining by False Pretences. FACTS This appeal interrogates the correctness of the decision of the Federal…

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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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WHETHER ONE PERSON CAN BE TRIED/CONVICTED FOR THE OFFENCE OF CONSPIRACY

CASE TITLE: OKPALANGWU V. FRN (2021) LPELR-52710(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 29TH JANUARY, 2021 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on Criminal Law and Procedure. FACTS This is an appeal against the decision of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos wherein the learned trial Judge…

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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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