NWANKWO & ANOR.
V.
FRN

(2002) JELR 44555 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/C/151/99 ·  10 Jul 2002 ·  Nigeria
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Other Citations
Nwankwo v. F.R.N. [2003] 4 NWLR (Pt.809)1
Nwankwo v. F.R.N. (2003) 4 NWLR (Pt. 809) 1
CORAM
DENNIS ONYEJIFE EDOZIE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SIMEON OSUJI EKPE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SULE AREMU OLAGUNJU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
evidence
appellants
reasonable doubt
sister mary dominica
court
u.s. dollars
barrister kunle abayomi
accused persons
learned counsel
record of appeal
advance fee fraud
michael uzor
exhibit a1
ground of appeal
sufficient evidence
united states of america
2nd accused
fraud related offences decree no.
lagos zone
learned trial chairman of the lower tribunal
count charge
deputy inspector-general of police
exhibit a1 page a4b
lagos zone of the miscellaneous offences tribunal
leading judgment
miscellaneous offences tribunal
presence of the 1st accused
said letter
telephone no.
brief illness
charge no. mot
close of the case
commencement of the trial
exhibit a1 page a4f
exhibit a1 page a4h
following offences
fundamental principle of criminal law
had telephone no.
immaculate queen centre spokane
joint brief of argument
learned defence counsel
part of exhibit a1
proof of her complaint
proper use of the opportunity
pw3 give evidence
specimen hand writings of the accused persons
subscribers of the telephone lines
supreme court of nigeria
view of the hand

EKPE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The accused persons were at the Miscellaneous Offences Tribunal, Lagos Zone, arraigned in Charge No. MOT/L/23/24/98 on a two count charge with the following offences:

"Court One

That you, Chinedu Nwankwo and Cyril Nwankwo, on or about the 5th April, 1996, at Lagos, in the Lagos Zone of the Miscellaneous Offences Tribunal, with intent to defraud, conspired among yourselves to obtain property by false pretence and thereby, committed an offence contrary to section 8(a) and punishable under section 1(3) of Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Decree No. 13 of 1995.

Court Two

That you, Chinedu Nwankwo and Cyril Nwankwo, on or about 5th April, 1996, at Lagos, in the Lagos Zone of the Miscellaneous Offences Tribunal, attempted to obtain from one Sister Mary Dominica, of Immaculate Queen Centre Spokane, United States of America, the sum of Fourteen thousand five hundred U.S. Dollars ($14,500 U.S.) and thereby committed an offence c…

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