JELR 46408 (SC)    
Supreme Court  ¬∑  Nigeria
Justice of The Supreme Court of Nigeria
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public service
criminal code
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prima facie case
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conclusion of the case
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essential ingredient of the offences
exclusion of evidence
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public service commission
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A. N. ANIAGOLU, J.S.C.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): KADIRI AJASA APAMPA (hereinafter sometimes referred to as the Appellant) has appealed to this Court, in this appeal, against the judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal which, in turn, had set aside a Ruling, made in his favour, by the High Court of Ibadan, of the Oyo State Judiciary which had held, on a submission of no case to answer at the close of the prosecution case, that the prosecution had not made out a prima facie case for the appellant to answer by reason of their failure to prove an essential ingredient of the offences charged in the Information, namely, that the appellant was a person employed in the public service.

It would, perhaps, be of some assistance to trace the course, so far, of this case from the record of proceedings, charged before the High Court on ten counts of the Information were the Appellant and one ISAIAH OLATIREGUN, of the ten Counts, the Appellant had six counts to himself while ISAIAH OLATIREGU…

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