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“Crackdown” On Judicial Officers – Separating The Law From Sentiments

The State Security Service (SSS) embarked on an unprecedented “crackdown” on allegedly corrupt judicial officers across the country over the weekend. Among the judicial officers whose houses were searched and thereafter arrested and detained are two Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria; Justices Sylvester Ngwuta and Inyang Okoro. As …

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Opinion: Nigerian Bar Association Goofed On Arrest of Judges – Paul Adujie

I watched with utter dismay, as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) surrounded by other prominent lawyers badmouthed the actions of the DSS which culminated in the arrest of some judges on Saturday, October 8, 2016. As the world has become aware, some judges in Nigeria were arrested …

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Rivers Commissioner of Police To Be Sanctioned – For ‘aiding’ Governor Wike To Scuttle Judge’s Arrest

The Commissioner of Police, Rivers State Command, Mr. Francis Odesanya, is under fire for his role in the aborted arrest of a judge of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, in the early hours of Saturday, The PUNCH learnt on Sunday. The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, was said …

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Arrest of Corrupt Judges: Nigerians Back President Buhari

Some Nigerians have expressed support to the Buhari administration  over the arrest of some judges for alleged corruption and professional misconduct. In the same vein, they condemned the threat by the leadership of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) on the matter. Those who made the call in interviews with the News …

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