JUST IN: 3 Top Nigerian Judges Sacked Over Fraud & Misconduct [SEE NAMES]

Nigeria’s regulatory body for the judiciary, the National Judicial Council, has recommended the compulsory retirement of three judges following allegations of fraud and other judicial misconduct.

The judges include the Chief Judge of Enugu State, A. I. umezulike; a presiding justice at the Court of Appeal in Kwara State, Mohammed Tsamiya; and Kabiru Auta of the Kano State High Court.
They were sacked by the NJC during the council’s 78th meeting held on September 29.
In a statement made available to journalists on Friday, the Council’s Director of Information; Soji Oye, said Justice Umezulike was accused of abusing his office and mistreating defendants.
The council made its findings against Mr. Umezulike following a petition by a lawyer, Peter Eze.


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