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Accused judge in fresh trouble for receiving N5m from SAN

08 November 2016, 11:11

Lagos - Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court is in fresh trouble for allegedly receiving N5m from a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

The senior lawyer is said to have numerous cases before the judge.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has invited the SAN to explain what the money was meant for, reports Punch.

The said SAN is expected to appear before the anti-graft agency this week.

Also read: EFCC catches federal judge in fake hospital scandal

The judge has been having a running battle with the anti-graft agency.

She is one of the six judges invited by the EFCC to face interrogation over allegations of money laundering and bribery.

Apart from Ofili-Ajumogobia, other judges interrogated by the EFCC included Uwani Abba-Aji of the Court of Appeal; Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal High Court; Nganjiwa Hyledzira of the Federal High Court; and Musa Kurya of the Federal High Court.

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