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MUSA YUSUF v. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2016) JELR 41186 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/S/98C/2016  •  8 Dec 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
HUSSEIN MUKHTAR JCA; MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU JCA; FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO JCA;

Judgement

FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In this Appeal and Cross-Appeal judgment was delivered on the 27-5-2016 by the Kebbi State High Court of Justice, sitting at Birnin Kebbi in which the Appellant as an Accused person was convicted and sentenced on the 3-6-2016 for the offences of Conspiracy and Aiding contrary to Section 8(a) of the Advanced Fee Fraud and Fraud Related Offences. He was sentenced to six (6) months imprisonment on each count of conspiracy and aiding, and restitution of 25 units of IVECO TRUCKS or its monetary value of Seven Million (7,000,000.00) Naira per Truck amounting to One Hundred and Seventy Five Million (175,000,000.00) Naira only.

Dissatisfied with this judgment, the Appellant has appealed to this Court vide a Notice of Appeal dated and filed on the 3-6-2016. There are Four (4) Grounds of Appeal filed which are hereunder reproduced without their particulars as follows:

GROUNDS OF APPEAL:

1. That the trial Court erred in law when it …

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