AUGUSTINE GUOBADIA V. THE STATE
CITATION: (2004) LPELR-SC.295/2002

In The Supreme Court of Nigeria
On Friday, the 20th day of February, 2004

Suit No: SC.295/2002
Before Their Lordships
IDRIS LEGBO KUTIGI
ALOYSIUS IYORGYER KATSINA-ALU
UMARU ATU KALGO
SAMSON ODEMWINGIE UWAIFO
DENNIS ONYEJIFE EDOZIE

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Between
AUGUSTINE GUOBADIA

Appellants
And

THE STATE

Respondents

RATIO DECIDENDI
1

APPEAL - SUPREME COURT: Extent of appellate jurisdiction of the
Supreme Court
''Constitutionally, this court is enjoined to hear appeals from decisions of
the Court of Appeal. It has no jurisdiction to entertain appeals directly
from decisions of High Courts and in this regard, it is apposite to refer to
section 213(1) of the 1979 Constitution, now section 233(1) of the 1999
Constitution.'' Per EDOZIE, J.S.C (P. 11, paras. B-D) - read in context

2

APPEAL - ISSUES FOR DETERMINATION: Whether issues not

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