Following Justice Inyang Okoro’s bribery allegation against the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and the then All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom state, Umana Umana, the Civil Society Network Against Corruption, CSNAC, has urged the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, to probe the allegation.
Justice Okoro, one of the judges recently arrested by the Department of State Services, DSS, had accused Amaechi and Umana of approaching him with the aim of influencing court decisions […]
The 2015 Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Umana Okon Umana, has blasted Supreme Court Justice, John Inyang Okoro, for lying against him following his arrest and detention by security agents for alleged corruption.
Umana, who is now the Managing Director of Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Free Zone Authority, was reacting to widely circulated claims by Justice Okoro that he tried to bribe him to influence the Supreme Court to deliver judgment in the AKWA […]
One of the arrested Justices of the Supreme Court by the Department of State Security Service (DSS), Justice John Iyang Okoro has written to the National Judicial Council (NJC) where he indicted former governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi and the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2015 governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Umana Umana for offering him bribe to get favourable judgment.
Explaining the circumstances that led to his travails, Justice Okoro said at the time he wrote the report to […]