BAMAIYI
V.
STATE & ORS.

(2000) JELR 43805 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/40/2000 ·  11 Dec 2000 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Bamaiyi v. State (2001) 2 NWLR (Pt.698)435
Abacha v. State (2001) 3 NWLR (Pt. 699) 35
Bamaiyi v. State (2001) 2 NWLR (Pt. 698) 435
CORAM
GEORGE ADESOLA OGUNTADE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria CHRISTOPHER MITCHELL CHUKWUMA-ENEH Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria AMIRU SANUSI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
bail
applicant
discretion
offences
trial judge
1st accused
african charter
laws of lagos state
hamza al-mustapha
exercise of discretion
lower court
mohammadu rabo lawal
statement of offence
1st respondent
above passage
court of appeal
criminal code cap
lagos judicial division
accused persons
appellant bail
further counter-affidavit
grant of bail
grounds of appeal
honourable court
leading judgment
such matters
tremendous influence
appellate courts
attempted murder
careful consideration of the facts
charge no. lcd
clear provisions of sections
criminal antecedents of the accused person
denial of bail
exceptional circumstances
exercise of the discretion
fact statements of the proposed witnesses
good reason
high court of lagos state
lagos high court
learned trial judge
prosecution of this case
prosecution witnesses
said allegations
said case file
said offences
security matters
writer of this lead judgment

OGUNTADE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellant is the 1st accused in charge No. LCD/108/99 still pending at the Lagos High Court. Five persons were arraigned on the charge. The offences in which the appellant was said to be involved read:

"Statement of Offence - Count 1

Conspiracy to commit murder contrary to Section 324 of the Criminal Code Cap 32 Laws of Lagos State, 1994.

Particulars of Offence

Ishaya Bamaiyi (M), James Danbaba (M), Hamza Al-Mustapha (M), Jubrin Bala Yakubu (M) and Mohammadu Rabo Lawal (M) on or about the month of February, 1996 at Ikoyi in the Lagos Judicial Division conspired to murder Alex Ibru.

Statement of Offence - Count 2

Attempted murder contrary to Section 320 of the Criminal Code Cap 32 Laws of Lagos State, 1994.

Particumrs of Offence

Ishaya Bamaiyi (M), James Danbaba (M), Hamza Al-Mustapha (M), Jubrin Bala Yakubu (M) and Mohammadu Rabo Lawal (M) on or about the 2nd day of February, 1996 at Ikoyi in the Lagos Judicial Division attempt…

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