• Lawyer, Judge make contradictory claims on alleged N5m bribe

    Lawyer, Judge make contradictory claims on alleged N5m bribe

    A senior lawyer, who has worked for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Godwin Obla, has given statement to investigators which contradicted an earlier statement given by the accused Justice.

    Obla was queried in relation to an allegation of the payment of N5 million to a Federal High Court judge, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, through a company in which the embattled judge has an interest.

    It was gathered that Ofili-Ajumogobia had earlier told operatives during interrogation that the money was a part payment […]