Whether the time spent at wrong court would be counted for purpose of limitation law
The facts of the case are that the Respondent’s husband was engaged on a temporary appointment by the erstwhile Polytechnic, Calabar as Auditor in the Audit Department on 21st of November, 1991.
Name of person who read a charge to an accused must not be reflected in record of proceedings
The appellant was arraigned with one other person before the Federal High Court, Lagos Division. They were charged on two counts of conspiracy to deal in cocaine and conspiracy with intent to export cocaine.
One cannot be convicted for criminal breach of trust and cheating based on same factual situation in respect of one transaction
The appellant a “veterinarian” entered into a contract with the ministry of culture and tourism, Rivers State, through one Mrs. Sokari Davies, the Director of Tourism, to supply a calf giraffe in the sum of N3.5 million.
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