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Names of Nigerian judges under investigation exposed

17 October 2016, 13:02

Abuja -  The full list of top Nigerian judges under investigation by security agencies across the country has been exposed

The list is contained in a confidential memo forwarded to President Muhammadu Buhari on a recent dramatic move by agents of the Department of State Security (DSS) against judges accused of accepting bribes as well as other acts of corruption, reports Sahara Reporters

A week ago, operatives of the DSS embarked on an unprecedented raid of homes of numerous judges, arresting several of them, including two Supreme Court justices directly linked with alleged electoral judgment fraud in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states.

Also read: DSS detains judges, seizes assets in graft probe

The judges named in a confidential list sent to President Buhari include:

 1. Justice Nwali Sylvester Ngwuta

2. Justice John Inyang Okoro of the Supreme Court

3. Justice  Muhammad Ladan Tsamiya of the Court of Appeal, Ilorin division

4. Justice Uwani Abba-Aji of the Court of Appeal

5. Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court

6. Justice Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal high Court

7. Justice Kabir Auta of the Kano State High Court

8. Justice Munir Ladan of the Kaduna State High Court

9. Justice Bashir Sukola of the Kaduna State High Court

10. Justice Mu’azu Pindiga of Gombe State High Court

11. Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, the current president of the Court of Appeal

12. Justice Ibrahim Auta, the chief judge of the Federal High Court

13. Justice Abdul Kafarati of the Federal High Court

14. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba

15. Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court

16. Justice I A Umezulike, who was recently retired by the NJC

17.  Justice Ibrahim Buba

18. Justice Rita Ajumogobia

- News 24


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