• Arrested Judges: Court summons Buhari, DSS, others

    Arrested Judges: Court summons Buhari, DSS, others

    According to reports, the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Friday ordered President Muhammadu Buhari and the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura, to appear on November 15 to show cause why seven judges arrested between October 7 and 8 should be prosecuted.

    Others equally summoned to appear before the court were the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris; and the National Judicial Council.

    They were all […]

  • Arrested judges should step aside – Nwabueze

    Arrested judges should step aside – Nwabueze

    Elder statesman and constitutional lawyer Prof. Ben Nwabueze, has advised the judges arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) on allegations of corruption to step aside until the allegations levelled against them are resolved.

    He also blamed the makeup of the National Judicial Commission (NJC) for the rot in the judiciary, saying it is not the appropriate body for the functions assigned to it.

    Backing the call made by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) that judges whose houses were recently invaded […]