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KUNLE OGUNSOLA & ANOR v. THE STATE OF LAGOS & ORS

(2016) JELR 42287 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/1081C/2015  •  22 Mar 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
SIDI DAUDA BAGE JCA; SAMUEL CHUKWUDUMEBI OSEJI JCA; ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO JCA;

Judgement

ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Ruling of Hon. Justice A. A. Akintoye of the Lagos Judicial Division of Lagos State High Court delivered on the 15th July, 2015 refusing to admit the appellant herein to bail.

The Appellants being dissatisfied with the ruling filed a Notice of Appeal dated 26/08/2015 and filed on the same date on three grounds.

Meanwhile, the Appellants' brief of argument is filed on 4/11/15 and settled by Adejare Kembi, Oyebola Odeleye of Excel Chambers and a sole issue was nominated for determination by this Court thus:

Whether on the totality of the affidavit evidence before the Court, the Appellant ought not to be admitted to bail.

While the 1st Respondent's brief is dated and filed 22/02/2016 but deemed 24/02/2016. Same is settled by Sunmonu Tunde Assistant Chief State Counsel from the Chambers of the Attorney General of Lagos State. Counsel also identified a sole issue thus:

Whether the trial Co…

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