The trial judge gave directions to the jury which suggested that the onus was on the appellant to prove his innocence and the defences of self- defence, accident and provocation put up by him, he w
Ogbu Nwagu was convicted on 19 May, 1966 by Kassim J. at Afikpo on an information which accused him of murdering Oji Nwokorie at UmudomiOnicha on 29 December, 1965.
The appellant was charged and tried at the Ikeja Assizes by Adebiyi, J. and a twelve-man jury for the murder on the night of the 12th June, 1969, of one Ganiyu Jimoh.
The appellant was charged with murder and put up the defense of an alibi which the prosecution had a duty to disprove.
The accused/appellant was charged with murder having stabbed the deceased with knife, he was convicted of same. On appeal.
On the 29th April, 1990, one Gabriel Akharia, the deceased, with some other persons were holding a meeting.