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(2021) JELR 109619 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/51C/2019  •  13 Jan 2021  •  Nigeria

Peter Olabisi Ige, JCA Elfrieda Oluwayemisi Williams-Dawodu, JCA Mohammed Baba Idris, JCA


ELFRIEDA OLUWAYEMISI WILLIAMS-DAWODU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal emanated from the judgment of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, delivered by Hon. Justice Y. Halilu on October 8th, 2018, wherein the Appellant who was the 1st Accused person at the Court below, was sentenced along with two other Accused persons, Global Concept Limited and Mide Landmark Ventures Ltd (2nd and 3rd Accused persons at the Court below and the Appellant's Companies) to a term of six (6) months in prison in respect of criminal conspiracy, seven (7) years for criminal breach of trust and another 7 (seven) years for receiving monies by false pretence. The terms were to run concurrently.

The Appellant dissatisfied, has come before this Court with his Notice of Appeal dated November 15th, 2018 and filed November 21st, 2018 with Eleven (11) Grounds of appeal and seeks the following reliefs:

i. An order allowing the Appeals (sic) and setting aside the judgment of the Hig…

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