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J.A.O. Odufunade V. Antoine Rossek (1962) LLJR-SC

J.A.O. Odufunade V. Antoine Rossek (1962) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report BAIRAMIAN, F.J  The plaintiff is dissatisfied with the judgment dismissing his claim which Dickson, J., gave on 9th February, 1959 (in Lagos Suit No. 103/58). The claim is for commission under an agreement dated 30th August, 1956; there are two exhibits of that date: – […]

Patrick Osoba Vs The Queen (1961) LLJR-SC

Patrick Osoba Vs The Queen (1961) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report BRETT, FJ The applicant was tried and convicted in the High Court of Lagos on charges under Sections 390 and 435 of the Criminal Code. He appealed against his conviction and applied unsuccessfully for leave to adduce additional evidence in this court. The judgment of […]

Okpara Godfrey Vs Inspector-general Of Police (1961) LLJR-SC

Okpara Godfrey Vs Inspector-general Of Police (1961) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report BRETT, F J  This is an appeal against the judgment of Bellamy, Ag. C.J., in the High Court of Lagos, dismissing an appeal from the conviction of the appellant in the magistrate’s court on a charge of assaulting a police officer, named Omoba, while […]

Olagunju Shitta Vs The Queen (1961) LLJR-SC

Olagunju Shitta Vs The Queen (1961) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report BRETT, F.J  The appellant and another man named Tauridi Olasunkanmi were charged jointly in the High Court of Lagos with the murder of one Mufutau Alabi Bamgbose. Tauridi Olasunkanmi was discharged at the close of the case for the prosecution, as having no case to […]

Michael Imuodu & Ors. Vs The Queen (1961) LLJR-SC

Michael Imuodu & Ors. Vs The Queen (1961) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report BRETT, F.J The six appellants were all convicted in the High Court of Lagos on a charge of taking part in a riot at the premises of the Nigerian Railway Corporation on the 10th December, 1959. In addition, the fast and fifth appellants […]

Akpan Michael Vs The Queen (1961) LLJR-SC

Akpan Michael Vs The Queen (1961) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report TAYLOR, F. J. On the 1st June 1960, the appellant was convicted of burglary and stealing contrary to ss. 411 (1) and 390 (4) (b) of the criminal code respectively at the sessions of the High Court of Lagos by Coker, J. At the hearing […]

Ukpong Asuquo Akpan V The Queen (1961) LLJR-SC

Ukpong Asuquo Akpan V The Queen (1961) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report TAYLOR, F.J.  This appeal was dismissed on the 9th January, 1960, and we now give our reasons for doing so. The appellant was charged with and convicted of the murder of one Akpan Uduak, on or about the 12th day of July, 1960, at […]

Onoro Moses Vs The Queen (1961) LLJR-SC

Onoro Moses Vs The Queen (1961) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report BAIRAMIAN, F.J  The appellant was convicted in the High Court at Ibadan, on the 15th December, 1959, on a count which states that he “With intent unlawfully to kill Edefiagbor Onoro, did an act, to wit, grievous harm to the said Edefiagbor Onoro,such act being […]

Bello Adeleke Versus Benjamin Adewusi (1961) LLJR-SC

Bello Adeleke Versus Benjamin Adewusi (1961) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report TAYLOR, F. J This is an appeal from the judgment of Irwin, J. of the High Court of the Ibadan Judicial Division dismissing the claim of the plaintiff/appellant for a declaration of title to land at Agbowuyade farmland and an injunction to restrain the defendant/respondent […]

Edward Aniemeke & Anor Vs The Queen (1961) LLJR-SC

Edward Aniemeke & Anor Vs The Queen (1961) LawGlobal-Hub Lead Judgment Report UNSWORTH, F.J.  This is an appeal from a decision of the Enugu Judicial Division of the High Court of Eastern Nigeria convicting the two appellants of stealing 59 boxes of Bicycle cigarettes valued at f3,117-3s-4d. and also of conspiring to commit the felony […]