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  1. C.O.P. v ABDULMALIK TIJANI

KADO AREA COURT

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – THEFT

 On the 7th of December, 2016 thismatter was struck out following the application of CURE-Nigeria’s counsel since there is lack of interest on the side of the prosecution and on that ground the accused was discharged.

Appearances – 3

  1. O.P v ABDURAHAMAN BAHCR/ 248 / 17

SMC 1, MARARABA

COUNSEL – BARR.NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – THEFT

 This case of theft came up today 31/07/2017 for sentencing or report on the settlement out of court, the nominal complainant being a cousin to the accused person decided to let go and the court on that ground discharged the accused person.

Appearances – 1

  1. O.P v AGABA OWEZI CR/111/2017

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KUBWA

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – SECTION 247 PCL

The matter came up for hearing on the 8/8/17 as the prosecutor was not able to provide his witnesses after series of adjournments, the court discharged the accused for lack of diligent prosecution

Appearances – 6

  1. C.O.P v AKINYEMI AMUDA CR/01/16

CMC KUBWA

COUNSEL – BARR.NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – SECTION 27 ROAD TRAFFIC ACT

 This case came up on 22nd May, 2017 for definite hearing. The accused person and his counsel were in court. The prosecutor was absent and he did not send any correspondence explaining his absence, he was not in court on the last adjourned date also. The defense counsel applied for the case to be struck out and the accused discharged. The court struck out the case and discharged the accused person.

Appearances – 2

 

  1. C.O.P v ARO CHIMEZIE AND MR. OBINNA MBAH CR/1449/15

UAC GUDU

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI, BARR. BILKISU IRAMA

OFFENCE – CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, ATTEMPT TO COMMIT ROBBERY

This case came up on 24th October, 2016 for hearing. The prosecutor wasn’t in court. The defense counsel on that ground applied that the matter be struck out for lack of diligent prosecution. His application was granted and the accused were discharged.

Appearances – 4

  1. O.P v AUSTIN OKHIA, HEBRON BULUS, CHIBUZOR OSUNWA CR/70/13

HC 12, APO

COUNSEL- BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – CONSPIRACY, ARMED ROBBERY

 This case on Conspiracy and Armed Robbery at Court 12, Apo came up on 18th January, 2017 for judgment. All the parties and their counsels were in court except the prosecutor who was absent. The court delivered judgment and discharged and acquitted all the accused persons.

Appearances – 15

  1. O.P v BENEDITH AGHA

AREA COURT KADO

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE –

On the 28th of August, 2016, this matter was struck out for lack of diligent prosecution by Kado Area Court.

Appearances – 3

  1. O.P vDAVID OGAH

SMC KARU

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – BREACH OF TRUST, CHEATING

 The accused Mr.DavdOgah had his FIR (First Information Report) withdrawn on 24th January, 2017.This case came up for hearing on report of settlement. The prosecutor was absent but counsel to the accused was present. The accused was absent but his surety was present and the nominal complainant informed the court that they have settled the case out of court. Court terminated the FIR [First Information Report] and discharged the accused.

Appearances- 8

 O.P vFRIDAY WILLIAMS AND 2 OTHERS

UAC GUDU

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – CONSPIRACY, ROBBERY

 On 6th February, 2017, this case came up for ruling on application for a discharge made by NdubusiKaluEsq on the 9th January, 2017 for the discharge of the accused person. Court granted the application today and discharged the accused persons.

The defense counsel has on several occasions made application for the discharge of the accused person after several adjournments without hearing and without the appearance of the prosecutor. It does not speak well of our justice system when an accused is kept in prison for a long time without trial at the instance of the prosecutor.

Appearances – 6

  1. O.P v HAFIZ ABDUSALAM CR/01 /17

CMC KUJE

COUNSEL – BAR.NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – SECTION 167 PC

 This case came up on 14th March, 2017 for hearing at Chief Magistrate Court, Kuchikau, Kuje. The prosecutor applied to withdraw the First Information Report [FIR] because the main suspect whom the defendant sureteed at the police station has been apprehended. The FIR was struck out and the accused discharged.

Appearances – 6

 O.P vISMAILA SANI AND 1 OR CR/41/16

COURT 15 CMC ZONE 2

COUNSEL – BARR.NDUBUISI

 On the 3rd August, 2016 at Chief Magistrate Court 15, Zone 2, as was adjourned,this matter was struck by the court for lack of diligent prosecution.

Appearances -2

 O.P vJACKSON AGBONOU

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KARIMO

COUNSEL – BARR NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – RAPE, SEX WITH A MINOR

 The accused was discharged as the prosecutor wasn’t able to produce a witness.

Appearance – 3

  1. O.P vJAMES IBOR

KADO AREA COURT

COUNSEL – BARR.NDUBUISI

OFFENCE-

On the 19th September, 2016 at Kado Area Court, the counsel to the first accused applied that he be discharged for lack of diligent prosecution since the prosecutor and the nominal complainant weren’t in court. The court granted his request and freed the first accused person.

Appearances –

  1. O.P v JOSEPHONOJA, KEN LOTO AND 7 ORS CR/12/16

SMC KARU

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE –JOINT ACT, THEFT, DISTURBANCE OF PUBLIC PEACE, MISCHIEF

  This matter was on the 16th November, 2016 struck out on the instance of the defense counsel for want of diligent prosecution.

Appearance – 6

  1. O.P vMOHAMMED ISA CR/270/15

GRADE 1 AREA COURT AKO LUGBE

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

On the 8thof October, 2015, the accused was discharged as the prosecutor failed again to produce a witness and counsel to CURE-Nigeria applied that the matter be struck out which the court granted.

Appearances – 1

  1. O.P v OGBONNNA CHIDIBEM AND 1ORS

HCT WUSE ZONE 2

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – CONSPIRACY AND ROBBERY

 On the 5th of December, 2016 this matter came up for hearing of the motion on notice for the discharge of the applicants. It was granted and the accused persons discharged.

Appearance – 4

 O.P vRICHARD MANASA CR/75/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KUBWA

COUNSEL – BARR.NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – SECTION 183 PCL

 On the10th April, 2017this case came up for hearing. The accused was present. The prosecutor was absent. The accused was discharged as the prosecutor was absent.

Appearances – 2

  1. O.P vSIMEON ORTYOM AND 1 OR

UAC MARARABA

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – CONSPIRACY, CHEATING

 Conspiracy and Cheating Upper Area Court, Mararaba.

Appearances –

  1. O.P v SUNDAY OBANDE, EMMANUEL OCHEME , ODANG OCHEME CR/65/14

MAGISTRATE COURT KUJE

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – THEFT, CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY

This matter on ruling on No Case Submission for Criminal Conspiracy and Car Theft at Magistrate Court, Kuje came up on14th July, 2016. The court ruled that from the evidence of the prosecution witness, no primafacia could be said to have been made out of the prosecution against the defendants. Consequently, the accused persons were discharged and acquitted.

Appearances – 10

  1. O.P vSUNDAY SARAKI CR/240/16

UAC GUDU

COUNSEL – BARR.NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – CONSPIRACY, ROBBERY

 On the 14th November, 2016 this case on Conspiracy and Robbery at Upper Area Court, Gudu came up. The prosecutor wasn’t in court. The court discharged the accused on the instance of the defense counsel.

Appearances- 5

  1. O.P vTOCHUKWU NWAUBANI                 CR/247/14

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KADO

COUNSEL – BARR.NDUBUISI, BARR JUDITH

OFFENCE – JOINT ACT, CHEATING

This accused for Joint Act and Cheating at Grade 1 Area Court, Kado was discharged and acquitted on 11th May, 2015 on grounds of no case to answer.

Appearances – 7

  1. O.P v YAKUBU SUNDAY

GRADE 1 AREA COURT MPAPE

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – MISCHIEF, THEFT

 On 8th August, 2017 this case came up for continuation of hearing. The prosecutor was in court with his witness. The defendant informed the court that he was ready to change his plea which he did and pleaded guilty. He was convicted and sentenced to 6 [Six] months imprisonment or N20, 000 [Twenty Thousand Naira] option of fine.

Appearances – 2

  1. FRN v JAMES OLAITAN

FHC 2, ABUJA

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI, BARR. CHIGOZIRI, NWANKWO

OFFENCE –

 At Federal High Court 2, Abuja on 9th December, 2015 the case had a review of facts. Our counsel applied for allocutus on behalf of the accused. The accused was then sentenced to 2 years in imprisonment to run from the day of his incarceration.

Appearances –

 FRN vNURA MOHAMMED AND 2 OTHERS     CR/189/14

HC 19 JABI

COUNSEL – BARR.NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – ARMED ROBBERY, CONSPIRACY

 On 1st November, 2017 this case came up for continuation of Trial Within Trial (TWT.) The defendants and their counsel were present. The prosecution was absent. On the last adjourned date His Lordship made an order directing the registrar of the court to write the prosecution reminding him about the pendency of the job which the registrar did, and yet they did not show up in court today. Our counsel applied for the case to be struck and the accused persons discharge for want of diligent prosecution. The prosecution has stopped coming to court over a year now. The court reluctantly granted the application and discharged the defendants after over two hours of arguments and submissions.

Appearances – 19

Barrister Ndubuisi Kalu with one of beneficiaries of our Legal Aid Project after her release from Keffi Old Prison.

  1. FRN v OSIFO ERUWONA CR/53/16

FHC ABUJA

COUNSEL- BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – DRUG TRAFFICKING

 This suspect has been standing trial for Drug Trafficking at Federal High Court, Abuja. The defendant pleaded guilty on the day of mention. On the adjourned date 28th of June, 2016, the court sentenced him to 3 (Three) years imprison without option of fine.

Appearances – 4

 IGP v BALAMUSA AND 2 OTHERS (OKE EGBUNE, HAMZASULEIMAN)FHC/ABJ/CR/72/2014

FHC 4 ABUJA

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – FELONY

On the 14th of June 2016, this matter was struck out for lack of diligent prosecution following the application made the counsel to CURE-Nigeria.

Appearances – 12

 

  1. IGP vJAMES OSHOBO, KARLMAX HAIKOUGBE, GABRIEL OGBUM, ANGLAGQUE CHRISPEN PETER CR/110/14

HC 12 APO

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE – CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, ARMED ROBBERY

 Standing trial on Criminal Conspiracy and Armed Robbery (House Breaking) at Federal Capital Territory High Court 12, Apo. On the 13th December, 2016 following the irregular appearance of the prosecution team, our counsel Barr Ndubuisi applied that the matter be struck out for lack of diligent prosecution.

Appearance – 26

  1. NSCDC v OKASHATU IBRAHIM

SMC WUSE ZONE 6

COUNSEL – BARR. NDUBUISI

OFFENCE- THEFT

The matter came up for Theft at the Senior Magistrate Court, Wuse, Zone 6, on the 2nd of March 2015. The matter was struck out by the application of our counsel.

Appearances –2

  1. O.P vMURTALA GAZALI; IBRAHIM MUSA AND KABIRU ILLIYASU & 2 OTHERS CR/147/14

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KUBWA

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA, BARR. JUDITH

OFFENCE – JOINT ACT, THEFT

 

On the 22nd of September, 2014, this matter was struck out by the court for lack of diligent prosecution as applied by the defence counsel and the accused were discharged.

Appearances – 4

  1. O.P vSOLOMON EMMANUEL

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KUBWA

COUNSEL – BARR ONYEKA, BARR CHIGOZIRIM

OFFENCE –

 The nominal complainant applied for the withdrawal of the matter. The magistrate granted the application and the accused was discharged on the 20th October, 2014

Appearances – 3

  1. C.O.P vMACHUKWU IFEANYI        CR/274/14

MAGISTRATE COURT 10 WUSE

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

This matter Suffered lack of diligent prosecution and on that ground, the case was struck out on 3rd November, 2014 by the court.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. C.O.P vOLUCHUKWU NNEJI

GRADE 1 AREA COURT AKO LUGBE

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE –

 On 20th March, 2015, the accused changed his plea and thereby pleaded guilty to the charges. He was sentenced to 8 months imprisonment or an option of fine.

Appearance – 2

  1. C.O.P vANAS MOHAMMED

KADO AREA COURT

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE –INTIMIDATION, MISCHIEF BY FIRE

 On the 4th May, 2015 at was adjourned the prosecutor was again absent from the court. Following Section 165 of the Criminal Proceeding Code, our counsel O.C Asogwa applied that matter be struck out for lack of diligent prosecution. His Lordship granted his request and struck out the case.

Appearances – 3

  1. C.O.P vANDREW OMALE CR/579/15

UPPER AREA COURT GUDU

COUNSEL – BARR ONYEKA

OFFENCE – CRIMINAL TRESPASS

 The accused stayed for long period of time in custody without his case being assigned to a prosecutor by the Federal Ministry of Justice. On the 13th November, 2015, the judge considered the long time spent so far in prison and discharged the accused.

Appearances – 6

  1. C.O.P vABDUL HUSSENI

AREA COURT KARU

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

The accused pleaded guilty and was subsequently sentenced.

Appearances – 4

  1. O.P vABDULLAHI IBRAHIM CR/02/16

MAGISTRATE COURT 1 WUSE

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 The accused was discharged by the court for want of diligent prosecution after series of adjournments.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. C.O.P vJOHN DAVID CR/90/16

MAGISTRATE COURT 3 WUSE

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

Mr. John was discharged following the inability of the prosecutor to open his case rather applied for adjournment.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. C.O.P vBASIRU MAMMAN, JAMILU IBRAHIM, KABIRU USMAN CR/73/16

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KUBWA

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – CONSPIRACY, THEFT, VOLUNTARILY CAUSING HURTS

 These three accused of Conspiracy, Theft, Voluntarily Causing Hurts were discharged following the prayer of the defense counsel seeking for a struck out following lack of diligent prosecution.

Appearances – 4

  1. C.O.P v ALI SIDIBE CR/347/16

KADO AREA COURT

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

On the 24th August, 2016 Barr.OnyekachiAsogwa asked the judge to strike out this matter since the prosecutor is unserious with it. His Lordship granted him his prayer and struck out the case, subsequently,the accused was discharge.

Appearances – 4

  1. C.O.P v SIMON OLAWALE AND CHRISTOPHER USEN CR/43/16

CHIEF MAGISTRATE COURT 4 WUSE ZONE 2

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

Barr.Onyeka made an application that the matter be struck out for lack diligent prosecution and the court upheld and the accused persons were discharged.

Appearances – 3

 

  1. O.P vMOHAMMED ABUBAKAR        CR/366/16

KADO AREA COURT

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

The matter was struck out for lack of diligent prosecution.

Appearances – 3

  1. C.O.P vSUNDAY JAY MALO, MOHAMMED BIYA, OKAY DURU , SOLOMON CHAN, OBUMNEKE ANEKE, JOHN ODEY, ISAAC DAVID CR/08/16

MAGISTRATE COURT WUSE ZONE 2

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

 OFFENCE – BELONGING TO A GANG OF THIEVES, THEFT, PUBLIC DISTURBANCE

 The regular absence of the prosecutor on adjournments led our counsel to apply for the striking out of the matter. The court upon that struck out the case on 21st September, 2016 and the accused person were discharged.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. C.O.P vGODWIN LADAN CR/56/16

CHIEF MAGISTRATE COURT WUSE ZONE 2

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

On the 28th September, 2016, this matter was in Chief Magistrate Court, Wuse, Zone 2 under CURE-Nigeria counsel Bar Asogwa who upon the absence of the prosecutor asked the court to strike out the case for lack of diligent prosecution. The matte was thus struck out.

Appearances – 4

 

 

  1. O.P vNDUBISI ISAAC

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KARIMO

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

Sitting at Grade 1 Area Court, Karimo, on the 12th October, 2016 the prosecutor asked the court to give him an adjournment to enable him produce his witness. The defense counsel from CURE-Nigeria objected to it, and asked the court to discharge the accused on ground of lack of diligent prosecution. This was granted and the accused was subsequently discharged.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. O.P vSULEIMAN IBRAHIM CR/443/16

KADO AREA COURT

COUNSEL / BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

The matter was struck following the application of the defense on the ground of lack of diligent prosecution.

  1. O.P vMATHIAS ORPINI CR/1031/16

UPPER AREA COURT GUDU

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – ROBBERY

On 6th March, 2017, The prosecutor was not in court. The complainant was not in court. Counsel to CURE-Nigeria applied that the matter be struck out for want of diligent prosecution. His application was granted and the matter was struck out and the defendant discharged.

Appearances – 4

 

 

  1. O.P vJOSEPH MARKWIN , MOHAMMED LABARAN, JOHN SANI, HARUNA, AND HENRY JOSEPH CR/443/16

UPPER AREA COURT KARU

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – JOINT ACT, CRIMINAL INTIMIDATION, MISCHIEF

 

This matter was adjourned for judgment on 27th February, 2017. The judgment was in our favour, and the defendant were discharged and acquitted.

Appearances – 7

 

  1. O.P vYAHAYA MUSA CR/152/17

UPPER AREA COURT GUDU

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – PUBLIC NUISANCE

On 27th March, 2017, the last adjourned date, The prosecutor was not in court. The Judge struck out the case and discharged the defendant for lack of diligent prosecution as noted by our counsel.

Appearances – 4

  1. O.P vNASIRU IBRAHIM CR/62/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT ACO LUGBE

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE THEFT

On the 24th March, 2017 the matter was slated for arraignment of the defendant, who was in court. The prosecution was not in court. On the last adjournment date, the matter was for the arraignment of the defendant but the prosecutor was absent. Our counsel asked the court to dismiss the matter for want of diligent prosecution. The court struck out the matter and discharged the defendant.

Appearances – 4

  1. O.P vOYOBAMI OLAKUNLE CR/64/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT ACO LUGBE

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – HOUSE BREAKING, THEFT

 

On the 20th March. 2017 this matter came up for sentencing of the accused who pleaded guilty. All the parties were in court. The accused was convicted and sentenced to 2 months or option of fine of N20, 000 [Twenty Thousand Naira] and to repair the alumaco glass they broke while carrying out their operation.

Appearances – 5

 

  1. O.P vASHIRU ISIAKA , CHINEDU ENE

UPPER AREA COURT GUDU

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

On 22nd March, 2017 the prosecutor was not in court. The accused persons were in court, our counsel asked for an adjournment at the instance of the prosecutor. The court went through the records and deemed it fit to strike out the matte and discharge the defendants.

Appearances – 5

  1. COP vKAMILU IBRAHIM CR/20/17

FEDERAL HIGH COURT 11

COUNSEL – BRR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF DRUGS

 

On the 30th March, 2017 as was adjourned, the prosecutor, the defendant and the defense lawyer were in court. The matter was adjourned for the statement of fact. The defendant had pleaded guilty. The prosecutor tendered all his evidence in support of his case. All the evidences were admitted. The defendant was judged to be guilty and convicted. We pleaded allocutus. The defendant was sentenced to 9 [Nine] months in prison.

Appearances – 9

  1. COP vABIODUN SUNDAY, DAVID FABIAN, EMMANUEL MOMOH JIMMY DOMINIC, FELIX UDOH, AKOJI MUSA, ISMAIL SULEIMAN, EMMANUEL CHRISTOPHER, MALVIN BARAYA, SHEHU MOHAMED, IBRAHIM .S. HARUNA, JAMILU KABIRU, JOSHUA GABRIEL, UCHE ADA, DANIEL ODEH, PRINCE OKORONKWO, PHILIP OMOGBA, CR/46/16

UPPER ARA COURT KARU

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

At Upper Area Court, Karu, on 22nd February, 2017 the matter did not appear in the course list. The magistrate informed us that the matter was struck out and the accused persons discharge by the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory.

Appearances – 1

 

  1. O.P vEGWU OKECHUKWU CR/53/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT ACO LUGBE

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

On 13th April, 2017 the defendant was in court. The prosecutor and defense counsel were in court. The prosecutor complained that they do not have the case file. She asked the Judge to do the needful and apply that the matter be struck out. The matter was struck out and the defendant discharged.

Appearances – 3

 

  1. O.P vIFEANYI OKPOKO CR/152/17

UPPER AREA COURT GUDU

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – FIGHTING

On 12th April, 2017 was struck out for want of diligent prosecution and the defendant discharged.

Appearances – 3

  1. O.P vSAMSON MADU CR/209/16

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KARIMO

COUNSEL – BARR.ONYEKA

OFFENCE – JOINT ACT, CHEATING

 

On 12th October, 2016 the accused was discharged for lack of diligent prosecution following a request by our counsel.

Appearances – 3

 

  1. O.P vTANIMU SANI AND CHINEDU ANIH CR/202/17

UPPER AREA COURT MARARABA GURKU

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT, CONSPIRACY, HOUSE BREAKING

 

On 10th July, 2017 the prosecutor applied for an adjournment to enable him produce his witness who he claimed was absent due to ill health. The defense counsel did not object to the application but prayed the court for an adjournment for definite hearing. The Judge refused to grant both the application of the Prosecutor and the prayer of the defense counsel. He struck out the matter and discharged the accused person.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. O.P vEMEKA EZE         CR/1653/16

UPPER AREA COURT GUD

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

On the 15th May, 2017; the prosecution was in court. But he could not produce his witness. Our counsel applied for the matter to be struck out for want of diligent prosecution. The application was granted.

Appearances – 4

  1. O.P vIBRAHIM CHAIRMAN CR/107/17

UPPER AREA COURT KADO

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – PUBLIC NUISANCE

 

On 17/July, 2017 the accused was in court. The prosecution was in court but could not produce his witness. Our counsel made an application that the matter be struck out for want of diligent prosecution. Our application was granted.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. O.P vEZE DOMINIC CR/366/17

UPPER AREA COURT GUDU

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

On 17th July, 2017 the prosecutor was in court. The defendant was in court. The prosecutor could not produce his witness. We applied that the matter be struck out for want of diligent prosecution. Our application was granted.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. O.P vESSIEN SAMUEL CR/118/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KADO

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT, NUISANCE

 

On 2nd August, 2017 the prosecutor was absent and there was no reason for that. The defense counsel moved the court to strike out the matter for want of diligent prosecution and the prayer was granted. Accordingly, the matter was struck out and the defendant discharged.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. O.P vMUHAMMED SANI

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KADO

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

On 19th July, 2017 the defendant was in court. The prosecutor was in court. The prosecutor could not produce his witness. We applied that the matter be struck out for want of diligent prosecution. Our application was granted and the defendant was discharged.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. O.P vABDULAHI DANLAMI CR/971/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KARIMO

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

On 12th September, 2017 the prosecutor was in court. The defendant was in court. The court discharged the defendant and struck out the matter.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. O.P vHARUNA AUDU , UDOMA ASOQUO AND 1 OTHER     CR/691/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KARIMO

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

On 16th August, 2017 the defendants were in court. The prosecutor was unable to produce his witness. We applied that the matter be struck out for want of diligent prosecution. Our application was granted and the defendants were discharged.

Appearances – 4

  1. O.P vADAMU MUHAMMED AND 2 OTHERS

UPPER AREA COURT GUDU

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – ROBBERY

On 14th August, 2017 as was adjourned, the defendants were discharged and the matter struck out for lack of diligent prosecution.

Appearances – 4

  1. O.P vTAJU MUHAMMED, AMOS SHATTA & 2 OTHERS CR/209/17

UPPER AREA COURT ASO PADA MARARABA

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – PUBLIC NUISANCE

On 24th August, 2017 all the parties were in court. The prosecutor could not produce his witness. We applied that the matter be struck out. The application was granted and the matter struck out and the accused were discharged.

Appearances – 4

  1. O.P vSALISU SANI          CR/531/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT NYANYA ( SITTING AT MPAPE)

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

On 25th September, 2017 as adjourned, the defendant was in court. The prosecutor applied for the withdrawal of the charge. The application was granted. The First Information Report was struck out and the defendant was discharged.

Appearances – 4

  1. O.P vUCHE UDUDIA           CR/781/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KARIMO

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – JOINT ACT, THEFT

On 26th September, 2017.The prosecution was absent. The defendant was present in court. We applied that the matter be struck out for want of diligent prosecution. The application was granted. The matter was struck out and the defendant discharged.

Appearances – 3

  1. O.P vMUHAMMED ABDULAHI & 2 ORS     CR/573/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KARIMO

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

On the 9th of August, 2017, the prosecutor informed the court that she could not get the case file.  Our counsel asked the court to strike out the matter and discharged the defendant for want of diligent prosecution. Our application was granted and the defendant was discharged.

Appearances – 3

  1. O.P v MOSES ENYIA CR/813/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT KARIMO

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE THEFT

On the 26th September, 2017 the prosecutor begged the court to discharge the accused for want of diligent prosecution. The judge granted that prayer and the defendant was discharged.

Appearances – 4

  1. EMMANUEL ISHIAKU, SAMMUEL JANKON, AMOS CASIMU, NYONG OKON WILLIE, BASHIRU UMAR, CHIBUEZE OSITA, ADAMU BELLO, DAHIRU ABDULAHI, KINGSLEY OLISA, BELLO ISHIALA, MUHAMMED AWAL                        ABJ/CS/924

FEDERAL HIGH COURT 10 ABUJA

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF DRUG

Following the absence of the prosecution for many times unjustly Federal High Court 10 on22nd March, 2017, demed it fit to strike out the matter and discharge the defendants.

Appearances – 8

  1. O.Pv HABIBU BELLO CR/281/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT MPAPE

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

 

The defendant was discharged on 6th November, 2017 for lack of diligent prosecution.

Appearance – 4

 

  1. O.P vIBRAHIM IDRIS CR/644/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT ZUBA

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

The accusedwas discharged on 17th January, 2018 as the prosecutor was unable to produce his witness. The matter was struck out and the defendant discharged.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. O.P vAONDOVER IORFACR/698/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT ZUBA

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – THEFT

On the 17th January, 2018, thee defendant pleaded guilty. He was convicted, our counsel made an allocutus. After considering the allocutus, the Judge sentenced him to 6 months with an option of fine of N 20 000.00.

Appearances – 6

 

  1. O.P vOBINNA CHINONSO MEN/433C/17

MAGISTRATE COURT 2 ENUGU NORTH 4

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – STEALING

On the 6th February, 2018the accused pleaded guilty to burglary and stealing which carried a term of 14 years in prison. He was convicted as charged but sentenced to 4 years to run from the date of his arrest.

Appearances – 7

 

  1. O.P vJUSUF GAMBO CR/673/17

GRADE 1 AREA COURT ZUBA

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE –

On 14th February, 2018, the nominal complainant wrote a letter of withdrawal of the case in line with S.355 of ACJA. The court thereupon granted the application to withdraw the charge and acquit the accused.

Appearances – 3

 

  1. O.P vABDUKDIR ABUBAKAR AND 2 OTHERS CR/775/17

AREA COURT MPAPE

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE

This case came up the 5th March 2018 for arraignment. When the FIR was read to the defendant, he pleaded guilty to the offence of criminal negligence. Upon plea of allocutusmade by our counsel, he was sentenced to 5 months imprisonment or N30, 000 fine to commence from the 21sth of November, 2017 when he was detained.

Appearances 5

 

  1. O.P vSOMADINA NNUCME/01C/17

MAGISTRATE COURT 2 ENUGU NORTH

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – STEALING

On 12th of March the accused was discharged for lack of diligent prosecution.

Appearances – 4

 

  1. O.P vANAYO UDE, ANI OKONKWO, IFEANYI NNONU CME/699C/17

MAGISTRATE COURT 7 ENUGU EAST

COUNSEL – BARR. ONYEKA

OFFENCE – BURGLARY, STEALING

On the 28th November, 2017, 12th  December, 2017, 19th December, 2017, 14th January, 2018,  23rd January, 2018, 9th February, 2018,  and  12th March, 2018. On the last adjournment the accused person was discharged and the matter was struck out for want of diligent prosecution. The prosecutor was unable to produce his witness.

Appearances -7