According to reports, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, revealed, yesterday, that the National Judicial Commission, NJC, asked judges facing allegations of corruption to step down because it was confronted with proof of evidence against some of them.
The judges were arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, between October 7 and 8, following which the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, and some senior lawyers asked the judges to stop presiding over cases, pending their trial.
One of the three members of the House of Representatives accused of soliciting for prostitutes in the United States of America while on a leadership training program, Samuel Ikon, has said he has irrefutable proof that will clear him name.
Ikon, in a letter dated 16th June 2016 and addressed to Mr. James F. Entwistle, the Ambassador of the United States to Nigeria said he was pained by the allegation which he said was untrue.
“let me state unequivocally sir that the […]
The House of Representatives on Tuesday, mandated its committees on Ethics and Privileges and Foreign Affairs to investigate alleged sexual misconduct against three of its members.
This followed a motion brought under Order six, Rules two and 22 of the House Standing Orders by one of the accused, Rep. Mark Gbillah (APC, Benue).
In the motion, Gbillah described the action of the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr James Entwhistle, in petitioning the house, as a move to tarnish the image of the […]