AIGHOBAHI
V.
THE STATE

(1982) JELR 39865 (SC)    

Supreme Court  ·  SC.45/1980 ·  25 Feb 1982 ·  Nigeria
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AIGHOBAHI v. THE STATE (1982) 1-2 S.C.
CORAM
UDO UDOMA Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria GEORGE SODEINDE SOWEMIMO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ANDREWS OTUTU OBASEKI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria KAYODE ESO Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria ANTHONY NNAEMEZIE ANIAGOLU Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria AUGUSTINE NNAMANI Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria MUHAMMADU LAWAL UWAIS Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
appeal
merit
mother
federal court of appeal
brother
favour of the appellant
learned counsel
provocation
sir udo udoma
trial judge
action of the appellant
ample evidence
a. n. aniagolu
a. nnamani
a. o. obaseki
callous murder of appellant
chief jibowu
conclusion
conviction
counsel
counsels
court
dastardly murder
defences of insanity
extent
facts
favour of the appeal
ground
g. s. sowemimo
head
j.s.c
judgment
judgment of sir udo udoma
judgments of the trial judge
k. eso
law
leading judgment
learned presiding justice
learned trial judge
m. l. uwais
point
process
record of proceedings
records of proceedings
submission
substance
times
tooth of the woman
u. udoma
view

U. UDOMA, J.S.C (Delivering the Leading Judgment): I think the learned counsel, Chief Jibowu, appearing for the appellant is correct in intimating to the court that there is nothing that can possibly be urged in favour of the appellant. The appeal is therefore dismissed as without substance.

G. S. SOWEMIMO, J.S.C.: I agree with the judgment just delivered by my brother, Sir Udo Udoma, J.S.C. The action of the appellant, to say the least, is extremely dastardly and callous in killing his mother. The appeal ought to be dismissed and is hereby dismissed.

A. O. OBASEKI, J.S.C.: I agree with the judgment of Sir Udo Udoma. I have studied the record of proceedings closely and come to the conclusion that both counsels are right in their submission that there is nothing useful that can be urged in favour of the appeal. The appellant, without provocation whatsoever, murdered his mother and the appeal has no merit whatsoever. The appeal will and is hereby dismissed.

K. ESO, J.S.C.: I agree with …

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