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FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA v. ALHAJI MUHAMMAD ARZIKA DAKINGARI

(2016) LPELR-41279(CA)

In The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

On Tuesday, the 6th day of December, 2016

CA/S/97M/2016(R)


Before Their Lordships

TUNDE OYEBANJI AWOTOYE Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

MUHAMMED LAWAL SHUAIBU Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

FREDERICK OZIAKPONO OHO Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria


Between

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA - Appellant(s)

AND

ALHAJI MUHAMMAD ARZIKA DAKINGARI - Respondent(s)


Summary

INTRODUCTION:
This is a ruling on an application for extension of time.

FACTS:
The motion on notice filed by the applicant, Federal Republic of Nigeria, prayed as follows:-
%u201C1. An order granting the applicant extension of time to seek leave to appeal against the judgment of the High Court of Justice Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State presided over by Honourable Justice Bala Shuaibu made on the 27th day of May 2016 in case No.: KB/HC/15C/2014 between the Federal Republic of Nigeria Vs Alhaji Muhammed Arzika Dakingari and 1 other.
2. An order granting the Applicant leave to appeal against the said judgment.
3. An order enlarging the time within which the applicant can appeal against the said judgment of the High Court of Justice Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State presided over by Hon. Justice Sabiu Bala Shuaibu made on the 27th day of May 2016 in case No.: KB/HC/15C/2014 between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Alhaji Muhammed Arzika Dakingari and 1 other."
ISSUES:

DECISION/HELD:


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