Category Archives: Judicial Misconduct

‘We’re yet to receive any correspondence from NBA on Ogunba’s clearance’

Yemi Davids, Corporate Communications Manager, Honeywell Group, in this interview with GODWIN DUNIA said his company was yet to receive any correspondence from the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on its reported clearance of Lagos lawyer, Mr. Kunle Ogunba of allegations of professional misconduct. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/were-yet-to-receive-any-correspondence-from-nba-on-ogunbas-clearance/

Posted by Hussaini Ali March 13, 2018

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Two senior Nigerian lawyers punished, SAN title removed

The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee, LPPC, on Thursday announced the withdrawal of the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria from two lawyers for misconduct. Full story

Source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/top-news/255281-two-senior-nigerian-lawyers-punished-san-title-removed.html

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 12, 2018

Solanke: Judges, SANs linked with graft calamitous

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) , Mrs Folake Solanke, has described the recent linking of  judges  and  senior lawyers  with acts of corruption as a calamity for  the legal profession. Full story

Source: http://www.nan.ng/news/solanke-judges-sans-linked-graft-calamitous/

Posted by Hussaini Ali February 16, 2017

Lawyer sues Buhari, others over prosecution of judges

Human rights activist and lawyer, Chief Malcolm Omirhobo has sued President Muhammadu Buhari and others at the Federal High Court, Abuja, praying for an order to stop the trial of judicial officers accused of corruption by the Department of State Security Service (DSS). Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng/features/law/lawyer-sues-buhari-others-over-prosecution-of-judges/

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 31, 2017

Charly Boy says father cringe in the grave over judicial corruption

An activist and former President of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charly Boy said in Lagos on Sunday that his late father, a retired justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa, will be cringing in his grave over corruption in the nation’s judiciary. Full story

Source: http://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2017/01/15/charly-boy-says-father-cringe-in-the-grave-over-judicial-corruption/

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 16, 2017

Corruption: National emergency should be declared in judiciary – Ex-CJN‎, Dahiru Musdapher

Former Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, has called for the declaration of a national emergency to rid the judiciary of erring judges. Full story

Source: http://dailypost.ng/2017/01/04/corruption-national-emergency-declared-judiciary-ex-cjn%e2%80%8e-dahiru-musdapher/?utm_source=DailyPost+Newsletter&utm_campaign=9865966de9-Morning_headlines&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7c25dc3ce6-9865966de9-227653609

Posted by Hussaini Ali January 4, 2017

Corruption: How to suspend fair hearing & the presumption of innocence

Our constitution gets a great deal of bashing, especially when reform is the subject being discussed. It’s not a perfect document – there is no perfect constitution at any rate – but it is actually quite robust, particularly in the matter of the rights of the individual citizen. Many of our political leaders and law enforcement officials may act otherwise but constitutionally we are quite clearly a liberal democracy. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/features/corruption-how-to-suspend-fair-hearing-the-presumption-of-innocence/

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 22, 2016