Nigeria’s Judicial Watchdog retires judge for issuing order without sitting in court

The National Judicial Council (NJC) said on Friday that it had compulsorily retired a judge of the Cross River State of Nigeria High Court, Justice B.T. Ebuta. The NJC’s Acting Director (Information), Mr. Soji Oye, said in a statement that the sanction was imposed on Ebuta partly because he made an order based on ex-parte… Read More Nigeria’s Judicial Watchdog retires judge for issuing order without sitting in court

N225,000 bribe to Judge – money was for judge’s father-in-law’s burial – Tarfa

Lagos lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Rickey Tarfa, on Friday February 19, 2016 denied allegation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he bribed a Federal High Court, Lagos, judge to the tune of N225,000. Tarfa said that the money was for the judge’s father-in-law’s burial. At the resumed hearing in… Read More N225,000 bribe to Judge – money was for judge’s father-in-law’s burial – Tarfa

I’m not at war with Buhari & EFCC — CJN

Dasukigate: I’m not at war with Buhari, EFCC over court orders — CJN The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, said, last night, that he was not at war with President Muhammadu Buhari or any agency of government over the purported non-compliance with court orders freeing suspects of the arms scandal who were… Read More I’m not at war with Buhari & EFCC — CJN