• No judge can be invited by DSS without due process – NJC

    No judge can be invited by DSS without due process – NJC

    According to reports, the National Judicial Council has described the invasion of the residences and arrest of some serving and suspended judicial officers by the Department of Security Services (DSS) as a threat to the independence of the judiciary, adding that no judicial officer shall be invited by any institution in the country, including the DSS, without complying with the rule of law and due process

    The council, in a statement last night, was reacting to the arrest and release on […]

  • US ambassador did not follow due process in ‘sexual misconduct’ allegation – Reps

    US ambassador did not follow due process in ‘sexual misconduct’ allegation – Reps

    The federal house of representatives says James Entwistle, United States ambassador to Nigeria, did not follow proper channels when he directly petitioned Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house, to accuse three lawmakers of sexual misconduct.

     

    On June 16, it was revealed that Entwistle had written the lower chamber to accuse three members — Samuel Ikon (PDP Akwa Ibom), Mohammed Gololo (APC Bauchi) and Mark Gbillah (APC, Benue) — of seeking the services of sex workers while they were attending a programme […]