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DR. SANI TEIDI SHUAIBU v. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2014) JELR 36683 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/29c/2014  •  26 May 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
ABUBAKAR DATTI YAHAYA JCA; MOORE A. A. ADUMEIN JCA; JOSEPH E. EKANEM JCA;

Judgement

JOSEPH E. EKANEM, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the ruling of the Federal High Court, Abuja Division (Coram Ademola, J.) in Suit No; FHC/ABJ/CR/82/2013 delivered on the 29th November 2013, Wherein the Federal High Court (hereafter called "the lower Court") refused the application of the appellant for the variation/reduction of the terms of bail imposed on the appellant.

The appellant was arraigned along with eleven others at the lower court on a twenty-count charge alleging various offences which can be grouped as follows;

(i) Conspiracy to obtain money by false pretences and with intent to defraud (contrary to Section 8(a) of the Advanced Fee Fraud and other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under section 1(3) of the said Act (hereafter called "The Act")

(ii) Obtaining money by false pretences and with intent to defraud from the Pensions Account, office of the Head of Service of the Federation of Nigeria (Contrary to Section 1(1)(a) of…

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