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SHINA AKINRIONOLA v. THE STATE

(2016) JELR 36856 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.524/2014  •  1 Jul 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
SULEIMAN GALADIMA JSC; MARY UKAEGO PETER-ODILI JSC; KUMAI BAYANG AKA'AHS JSC; KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN JSC; JOHN INYANG OKORO JSC;

Judgement
<p>JOHN INYANG OKORO, J.S.C.: (Delivering the leading : ): This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Akure Judicial Division which affirmed the decision of the High Court of Ondo State, sitting at Akure wherein the appellant was convicted of the offences of conspiracy and armed robbery, and sentenced to death by hanging contrary to Section 5(b) and 1(2)(a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special provisions) Act Cap. 398 Vol. XXll Laws the Federation 1990, respectively.</p><p>?</p><p>The facts leading to this appeal as can be garnered from the record of appeal shows that the appellant on or about the 11th of December, 2003 at about 9.00 pm at No. 126 Oba Adesina Road. Akure popularly known as NAO Supermarket in the Akure judicial Division, while armed with guns and other dangerous weapons did rob one Ndubuisi Agatha (the Director of NAO Supermarket) of properties and cash valued at about Four Hundred and Forty Thousand Naira (N440,000.00) only.</p><p>The record further shows that in Ja…</p>

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