IDOWU
V.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2011) JELR 57708 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/AE/89/C/2010 ·  24 Feb 2011 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
UWANI MUSA ABBA-AJI JCA (Presided) CHIDI NWAOMA UWA JCA HARUNA MOH’D TSAMMANI JCA (Read the Lead Ruling)
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application
applicant
bail
lower court
respondent
appellant
main appeal
ruling of the lower court
issues
abuse of judicial process
applicant’s motion
determination of his appeal
sections
subject matter
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notice of appeal
criminal procedure act
honourable court
rules of court
service of process
such terms
support of this application
anambra state
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applicant person
application of an appellant
argument of counsel
bail application
bona fide
circumstances of this case
count charge
decision of the federal high court
essential aspect of our procedural law
federal high court
federal inland revenue service act
filing of the notice of appeal
following reliefs
formal application
instant application seekingfor
issue of service of court process
learned trial judge of the federal high court
legal rights of litigants
oral application
order of this honourable court
said notice of appeal
such consideration
sufficient facts
tsammani jca
various judicial authorities

TSAMMANI JCA (Delivering the Lead Ruling): The appellant/ applicant and others were arraigned before the Federal High Court, Ado-

Ekiti on an eight (8) count charge alleging that they committed offences contrary to sections 43(a), 43(b), 43(e), 44(d), 44(e) of the Federal Inland Revenue Service Act, No. 13 of 2007, which are offences which if proved, carry punishments of imprisonment for a period not exceeding 3 years with an option of fine. Upon his arraignment, the appellant/applicant applied for his bail and which application was refused by the learned trial judge of the Federal High Court. Being dissatisfied with the ruling of the lower court, he filed a notice of appeal against that ruling. The said notice of appeal has been annexed to the affidavit in support of this application as exhibit F.I.R Upon the filing of the notice of appeal, the appellant/applicant filed the instant application seekingfor the following reliefs:

An order of this honourable court admitting the appellant…

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