WHETHER AN ACCUSED PERSON CAN BE CONVICTED ON THE UNCORROBORATED EVIDENCE OF THE PROSECUTRIX IN A CHARGE OF RAPE

CASE TITLE: NSEUDOH v. STATE (2020) LPELR-49633(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 18TH MAY, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE. LEAD JUDGMENT: MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offence of Rape. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Akwa Ibom State sitting at Eket Judicial Division delivered…

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COMPETENCE OF A CHILD TO TESTIFY IN COURT

CASE TITLE: HARUNA v. KANO STATE (2020) LPELR-50869(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 10TH SEPTEMBER, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: HABEEB ADEWALE OLUMUYIWA ABIRU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offence of Rape. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Kano State delivered in Charge No K/36C/2013…

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THE PROOF OF PENETRATION UNDER THE OFFENCE OF RAPE

CASE TITLE: JOHN v. STATE (2020) LPELR-49635(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 18TH MAY, 2020 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGE: MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT:   INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offences of Armed Robbery and Rape. FACTS This appeal is against the judgment of the High Court of Akwa Ibom State, sitting at Etinan…

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WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF FAILURE TO ESTABLISH THE OFFENCE OF RAPE?

CASE TITLE: JULIUS v. STATE (2019) LPELR-48491(CA) JUDGMENT DATE: 5TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 PRACTICE AREA: CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE LEAD JUDGMENT: UZO IFEYINWA NDUKWE-ANYANWU, J.C.A. SUMMARY OF JUDGMENT: INTRODUCTION This appeal borders on the Offence of Rape. FACTS This is an appeal against the judgment of Ekiti State High Court delivered by Hon. Justice J. O. Adeleye on…

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