• Arrest of Judges: Senate queries powers of DSS

    Arrest of Judges: Senate queries powers of DSS

    It was gathered that the Senate on Tuesday described the arrest of some judges last weekend as ultra vires and abuse of powers by virtue of Acts empowering them.

    Mover of the motion under matters of urgent national interest, Senator Joshua Lidani, in his outright condemnation of the arrest, argued that the corruption allegations against the judges ought to have been handled by the Nigeria Police which has the mandate to do so.

    He pointed that the National Security Agencies Act, 2000 […]