(2018) JELR 38790 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/E/30C/2018 ·  8 Jun 2018 ·  Nigeria
TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria RITA NOSAKHARE PEMU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MISITURA OMODERE BOLAJI-YUSUFF Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
case submission
prima facie case
learned trial judge
accused person
pieces of evidence
federal republic of nigeria
admissible evidence
trial court
ruling of the learned trial judge
senior counsel
trial judge
2nd respondent
anambra state
attributes of a good decision
sufficient evidence
various sums of money
1st respondent
appellants brief of argument
close of the prosecutions case
decision of this court
lower court
prosecution witnesses
reasonable doubt
such evidence
above statutory provision
c. b. anyigbo
chief of black law dictionary
concise law dictionary
conclusion of the learned trial judge
criminal charge
decision of the learned trial judge
dr. onyechi ikpeazu
e. f. c. c. v
federal high court
following circumstances
hotel bills of the appellant
offences of conspiracy
person mr. michael emeka ekwunife
prosecution of the appeal
respect of the charges
reverse side of the above statement of the law
said exhibit
settled principles of law
supreme court decision
totality of evidence
various amounts of money

TOM SHAIBU YAKUBU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellant, former Provost Interim of Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe, Anambra State, along with one other person Mr. Michael Emeka Ekwunife, the Bursar of the same Institution, were arraigned by the 1st respondent, for prosecution at the Federal High Court, sitting at Awka, Anambra State, for the offences of conspiracy to obtain money by false pretence and obtaining money by false pretence, contrary to Sections 8(a) and 1(1) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act, 2006. The information filed by the 1st respondent against the defendants contains eight (8) counts, detailing the various amounts of money allegedly withdrawn by the 2nd Respondent for the appellant from the Access Bank account of the Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State, to settle the hotel bills of the appellant as the Provost Interim of the aforesaid Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State betwee…

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