How Chief Justice of Nigeria, National Judicial Council Plotted Reinstatement Of Corrupt Judges

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The National Judicial Council (NJC), a body whose mandate includes disciplinary action on members of the Nigerian judiciary who abuse their trust, has asked judges recently busted for corruption in various sting operations to return to work, according to a memo released today.

Our sources also disclosed that the Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has been working surreptitiously with some elements within the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to clear the way for the return to the bench of several judges either indicted by the NJC or security agencies investigating corruption within the judiciary.

In one instance, Justice Adeniyi Ademola and his wife had their case thrown out of court after such high profile meetings, it was alleged that officials of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) helped the embattled judge to declare his assets through the backdoor.

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