Category Archives: Judicial Misconduct

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

Justice Ngwuta arraigned before Federal High Court

One of the Justices of the Supreme Court arrested recently by the Department of State Security Service (DSS), Sylvester N. Ngwuta, has been arraigned. Full story

Source: http://guardian.ng/news/justice-ngwuta-arraigned-before-federal-high-court/?utm_source=Guardian+Newsletter&utm_campaign=ecc2c572bb-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b799d7d8ad-ecc2c572bb-99238021

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 22, 2016

Nigeria: Corrupt Practices Exposing Judiciary to Criticisms, Acting CJN Laments

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Monday, decried that corrupt practices by judicial officers have greatly exposed the Nigerian Judiciary to lots of criticisms. Full story

Source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201611210930.html

Posted by Hussaini Ali November 22, 2016