Monday, 17 October 2016

List of judges under investigation revealed

Updated 17 October, 2016
– The President Muhammadu Buhari administration is not yet through with its ambition to sanitise the judiciary 

– Just days after the Department of State Services raided some judges, a list of others under investigation and their alleged offences have been reportedly received by the president. 

A full list of some Nigerian judges currently undergoing investigation for alleged corruption has been released, Gisthall has learnt. 

Sahara Reporters claimed it exclusively got a confidential memo forwarded to President Muhammadu Buhari concerning the raiding and arrest of some judges in the country. 

The report listed the judges as: 

1. Justices Nwali Sylvester Ngwuta 

2. 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. Justices I A Umezulike, who was recently retired by the NJC 

17. Ibrahim Buba 

18. Rita Ajumogobia 

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