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JAMIU DAIRO v. THE STATE

(2017) JELR 37355 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.976/2015  •  8 Dec 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
MUSA DATTIJO MUHAMMAD JSC; KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN JSC; JOHN INYANG OKORO JSC; AMIRU SANUSI JSC; EJEMBI EKO JSC;

Judgement

KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the Court of Appeal Ibadan Division delivered on 21st May 2015 affirming the conviction and sentence of death imposed on the appellant for conspiracy and armed robbery by the High Court of Ogun State holden at Ijebu-Ode per S.A. Olugbemi J. in the judgment delivered on 27th July 2012.

The appellant was charged before the trial Court on two counts of conspiracy and armed robbery as follows:

"Count I:

Statement of Offence: Conspiracy to commit armed robbery contrary to Section 6(b) and punishable under Section 1(2)(a) of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act (Cap.R.11), Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.

Particulars of Offence: Jamiu Dairo (M) and others now at large on or about the 24th September, 2006 at Igbeba, Ijebu-Ode in the Ijebu-Ode Judicial Division conspired to commit a felony to wit: Armed Robbery.

Count II:

Statement of Offence; Armed robbery …

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