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NURUDEEN ADEWALE ARIJE v. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2014) JELR 36256 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/770/2009  •  6 Nov 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
AMINA ADAMU AUGIE JCA; SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI JCA; ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO JCA;

Judgement

SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This as an appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Justice, Lagos State delivered on the 25th May 2009 by M. O. Obadina J, in charge No: ID/78C/2007 wherein the defendant, (now appellant) was convicted on count one of the two count charge and sentenced to ten years imprisonment.

The said appellant was arraigned before the High Court hereinafter referred to as (The trial court) on the 11th July 2007 on a two count information which reads thus:-

"STATEMENT OF OFFENCE - 1ST COUNT

Obtaining goods be false pretences contrary to Section 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act No. 13 of 1995 as amended by Act No. 62 of 1999.

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

Adewale Nurudeen Arije (Alias Ola Rhodes) on or about the 29th December, 2006 at Ikeja within the Ikeja Judicial Division with intent to defraud, obtained three (3) cartons containing forty nine (49) packets of Kingston Technology Value RAM with…

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