The Nigerian Constitution incorporates a system of “separation of powers” with constitutional imprimatur in sections 4, 5 and 6 for the three branches of government; enforced through a series of “checks and balances”. The system of checks and balances is intended to make sure no branch of government is allowed to exceed its bounds, to… Read More Judicial Assault On Checks And Balances
Alleged sex scandal: Reps to sue U.S. Govt for $1bn damages The three members of the House of Representatives exonerated of the sexual misconduct allegations leveled against them by the U.S. government – House Deputy Chairman, Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), Mr. Terse Mark-Gbillah (Benue); Mr. Samuel Ikon (Akwa Ibom); and Mr. Mohammed Garba-Gololo (Bauchi)… Read More Judicial and Legislative Matters in Nigeria
Judicial Corruption in Nigeria: Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services (DSS) and their Gestapo-style arrest of Judges – Reports on sting operation, arrests, recovered cash and details of monies recovered from homes of Nigerian alleged corrupt justices and judges from some states in Nigeria . . .
Sen. Bukola Saraki Allegedly Bribes Judicial Reporters Ahead of CCT Trial Undercover investigators for SaharaReporters said the Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s aides have given bribes of the sum of N50,000 each to judicial reporters in order to shape reporting of stories to his favour at his on-going Code of Conduct Tribunal which will resumed next… Read More Perjury Trial: Nigerian Senate President Allegedly Bribes Judicial Reporters
A fresh 27 count charge of bribe for justice against a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Rickey Tarfa has been filed at a Lagos High Court. Tarfa is accused by the EFCC of bribing two judges, Justice Mohammed Nasir Yunusa and Justice Nganjiwa Hyeladzira, with N2,335,000. Photos: L-R . Rickey Tarfa SAN (L) & (C)… Read More Bribe for justice: 2 senior Nigerian lawyers, Tarfa & Nwobike, in alleged bribery