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FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA v. ALHAJI MUHAMMAD ARZIKA DAKINGARI

(2016) JELR 36749 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/S/97M/2016(R)  •  6 Dec 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE JCA; MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU JCA; FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO JCA;

Judgement

TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Lead Ruling): This is the ruling on the motion on notice filed by the applicant, Federal Republic of Nigeria, praying as follows:-

1. An order granting the applicant extension of time to seek leave to appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Justice Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State presided over by Honourable Justice Bala Shuaibu made on the 27th day of May 2016 in case No.: KB/HC/15C/2014 between the Federal Republic of Nigeria V. Alhaji Muhammed Arzika Dakingari and 1 other.

2. An order granting the Applicant leave to appeal against the said judgment.

3. An order enlarging the time within which the applicant can appeal against the said judgment of the High Court of Justice Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State presided over by Hon. Justice Sabiu Bala Shuaibu made on the 27th day of May 2016 in case No.: KB/HC/15C/2014 between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Alhaji Muhammed Arzika Dakingari and 1 other."

The grounds for the application are as follo…

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