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NJC Tightens Regulations, Bars Judges, Court Staff From Accepting Gifts

Following recent developments in the Judiciary with regards to allegations of corruption among top judicial officers, the National Judicial Council, NJC, has announced a new set of regulations, barring judges and other court staff from accepting any form of gift from the other arms of government.

NJC Disagrees With NBA Over Judges Under Probe

The Nigerian Judicial Council, NJC, has said that it would not suspend the judges being investigated by the Department of State Security, DSS, over allegations of corruption.

Another Judge Accuses Amaechi of Attempted Bribery

Another Supreme Court Judge, Sylvester Ngwuta, has accused Rotimi Amaechi of attempting to compromise him to rule in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Ekiti and Rivers states election disputes.
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Justice Ademola Writes CJN, Says AGF Behind His DSS Ordeal

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja, who was one of the seven senior judges arrested by the Department of State Security, DSS, last weekend, has written a letter to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Mahmud Mohammed, explaining his ordeal at the hands of the DSS and pointing accusing fingers at the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami, as being behind the whole saga.

DSS Arrests Two More Judges

Two more judges were reportedly arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services on Wednesday, bringing the number of judges so far arrested to 9.

AGF Backs Arrest Of Judges, Says No One Above The Law

The Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has justified the arrest and detention of judges by operatives of the Department of State Service, DSS.
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National Assembly Slams DSS Over Arrest Of Judges

The Nigerian Senate and the House of Representatives have come down heavily on the Department of State Security, DSS, for the arrest of some of the countries senior Judges in the early hours of Saturday, October 8. The judges were however released on bail yesterday.

DSS Releases Arrested Judges

The Department of State Security, DSS, has released the seven judges who were arrested over the weekend on corruption allegation.

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