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OMOEFE ERIC UDUESEGBE v. THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2014) JELR 36524 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/29A/CR/2014  •  18 Jun 2014  •  Nigeria

Coram
ABUBAKAR JEGA ABDULKADIR JCA; TINUADE AKOMOLAFE-WILSON 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 29th November, 2013, wherein the Federal High Court (hereafter called "the lower court'') refused the application of the appellant for the variation/review of the terms of bail granted to the appellant by the lower court.

The appellant was arraigned along with ten others at the lower court in charge No. FHC/ABJ/CR/82/2013 on a charge containing twenty counts of offences out of which the appellant was charged with four offences, which can be grouped as follows;

(i) Conspiracy to obtain by false pretence and with intent to defraud various sums of money 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"); and

(ii) Obtaining by false pretence and with intent to defraud variā€¦

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