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AYOBAMI MAKINDE v. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2018) JELR 39599 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/571CB/2017  •  19 Jan 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU JCA; ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO JCA; JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA;

Judgement

UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellant was one of six defendants arraigned before the High Court of Lagos State on a two count charge of conspiracy and stealing in CHARGE NO. ID/2678C/2016: FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA v. KINGSLEY EMEKA UMUNNA and ORS. The appellant was the third defendant at the lower Court.

The Appellant applied to be admitted to bail and in a Ruling delivered on 21st December 2016, the lower Court dismissed the application. The Appellant did not appeal against the said Ruling of 21st December 2016. However, the Appellant filed another application for bail before the lower Court on 7th, February 2017. The lower Court took argument on the application and in its Ruling delivered on 7th March 2017, it dismissed the said application. The Appellant being dissatisfied appealed against the said Ruling of 7th March 2017. The Ruling is at pages 505 - 511 of the Records, while the Notice of Appeal is at pages 526 - 530 of the Records.

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