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OTUNBA GANI ADAMS & ORS. V. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION

(2006) JELR 37731 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/04/C/06  •  5 Jul 2006  •  Nigeria

Coram
IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD JCA; MARY U. PETER ODILI JCA; OLABODE RHODES-VIVOUR JCA;

Judgement

ODILI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the ruling of the Federal High Court dated 22nd December, 2005 refusing the bail application filed by the appellants before that court presided over by the Honourable Justice A. I Chikere. The appellants were dissatisfied with the decision of the learned Justice of the Federal High Court and so have appealed to the Court of Appeal upon a notice of appeal dated 12th January, 2006.

FACTS

The appellants were arrested on Saturday, 22nd October 2005 at the office of the Commissioner of Police, while attending a meeting called by the said Commissioner of Police involving the appellants and relating to the alleged activities of some members of the Oodua Peoples Congress. Prior to the charge leading to this appeal, the appellants were on 27th October, 2005, ordered to be remanded in custody at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison by the Chief Magistrates' Court, Igbosere, Lagos on the application of the Police. However, upon ba…

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