CORRUPTION

NJC counters NBA, says it can not suspend accused judges

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has said that the call by the President, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Mahmoud Abubakar (SAN) for the suspension of the seven judges accused of corruption  is  “unacceptable”. The Acting Director of Information of the Council, ...

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NBA: Arrested “corrupt” judges should be suspended pending investigation

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Mahmoud Abubakar (SAN), on Thursday urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) to order the immediate stepping down of the seven Justices accused of judicial fraud.Abubakar gave the advice at the valedictory ...

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CLEANSING! Nigeria Customs dismisses 29 senior officers for gross misconduct

Twenty-nine (29) Senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service have been dismissed for various acts of gross misconduct. The dismissed  officers are among forty-four (44) Senior officers who were punished for actions capable of compromising national economy and security.Ten (10) ...

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EFCC wants right to retain part of recovered loot

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged  a review of Nigerian  laws  to enable anti-graft agencies in the country  retain a percentage of  the loot recovered to fund their operations.The Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, ...

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DSS finds Rolls Royce in judge’s 15 cars fleet, another did not know how his account was credited

As reported by The Nation, detectives found a Rolls Royce in the fleet of about 15 cars of one of the seven judges under investigation by the Department of State Services (DSS).The judge was said to have hired a notable ...

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Release detained judges on bail – Falana

By Femi FalanaThe State Security Service (SSS) now the Department of State Services,   raided  the official quarters of judges at Abuja, Gombe, Kano and Port Harcourt last Friday night. During the raid, the homes of the judges were searched ...

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Arrest of Judicial officers is targeted at corruption, not judiciary

As the media is taken over the arrest of some judges for corruption by the DSS, the Presidency has assured that the President reserves his highest respect for the  judiciary as the third arm of government.Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant ...

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DSS raided the houses of ‘corrupt, unholy’ judges involved in ‘misconduct’

The Department of State Services (DSS) has confirmed that it raided the homes of some judges across the country over allegations of corruption, unholy acts and misconduct levelled against them.Addressing a news conference at the DSS headquarters in Abuja on ...

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AGAIN! Saraki fails in his bid to stop CCT trial

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, has ruled that he will not withdraw from the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki, noting that his withdrawal would mean the end of trial.Saraki had asked Umar to ...

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CCT finds Orubebe guilty, orders forfeiture of Abuja property

Former Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe‎ has been ordered by the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja to forfeit his landed property in the capital city to the Federal Government for his failure to declare ...

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