ONU & ANOR.
V.
THE STATE

(2012) JELR 46160 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/L/139/2009 ·  9 Feb 2012 ·  Nigeria
CORAM
HELEN MORONKEJI OGUNWUMIJU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria SIDI DAUDA BAGE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria MUHAMMED AMBI-USI DANJUMA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
notice of appeal
appeal
appellants
accused persons
ijeoma onu
record of appeal
14th day of april
case submission
court of appeal rules
criminal code
ikeja judicial division
lagos state university teaching hospital
a.g. federation
appellate court
interlocutory application
lagos state
leading judgment
medical report
required jurisdiction
supreme court
trial court
whole appeal incompetent
2nd defect
2nd respondent
anthony omaghomi
briefs of argument
counsel sign
criminal matters
eth appeal
false testimony
federal high court
festus keyamo chambers
festus keyamo lane
final analysis
fundamental nature of a notice of appeal
gombe native authority
good reasons
helen moronkeji ogunwumiju j.c.a
high court
instance of the court
lower court
mr. eric onu 1st respondent
mrs. ijeoma onu appellant
rules of this court
ruling of shitta-bey j. of the high court
said appeal.in
trial of an action

SIDI DAUDA BAGE. J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the Ruling of Shitta-Bey J. of the High Court of Justice, Lagos State sitting in Lagos, delivered on the 24th of September 2008, dismissing the 'No case submission' made by the Appellants, and directing them to enter a defence.

The charge at the lower court as contained at pages 2 and 3 of the Record of Appeal reads as follows:

Count One:

Conspiracy to commit Felony contrary to Section 516 of the Criminal Code

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

Eric Onu and Ijeoma Onu on or about the 14th day of April, 2004 and on divers day between that day and the 16th day of June 2004 at Ikeja in the Ikeja Judicial Division conspired together to commit felony.

Count Two:

Forgery, contrary to Section 467 of the Criminal Code.

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

Eric Onu and Ijeoma Onu on or about the 14th day of April, 2004 at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja in the Ikeja Judicial Division forged a certain medical report purp…

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