Archive for January, 2012

Dibie v. State

In this case, Prof. Amos Agbe Utuama, SAN successfully prosecuted and got conviction of three students of the Oko Polytechnic Anambra State for the offence of conspiracy to rob ad robbery. The three students were convicted and sentenced to death by hanging by the High Court of Delta State, sitting in Agbor. Both the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court affirmed the conviction.
The case is reported as: Dibie v. State [2007] All FWLR (Pt. 363) Page 83.

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The Attorney General of Abia State of Nigeria vs. The Attorney General of the Federation & 35 Ors.

Prof. Amos Agbe Utuama, SAN successfully defended the government of Delta State in a suit brought by the government of Abia State. The government of Abia State sued the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the 35 States therein. The substance of the claim of the Abia State Government is that by the States (Creation and Transitional Provisions) (No. 2) Decree No. 41 of 1991, which created Abia State from the old Imo State, no provision was made for Abia State to inherit any liability or encumbrances. (more…)

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