This is according to a statement issued in Abuja by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu.
Justice Adeniyi Ademola
The NJC had in a statement on Thursday said it compulsorily retired Ademola and Justice O. O. Tokode
Although his one-paragraph letter was submitted to the Office of the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday, the letter stated that his retirement took effect from Wednesday.
In a statement issued on Monday, in Abuja, Okoi Obono-Obla, the Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, said some assertions made by the NJC on the issue were false
The NJC had last week recalled six of the eight judges suspended.
Okoi Obono-Obla, the Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, said the need to make this public became necessary as result of the decision taken by the National Judicial Council
A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria, who visited the Yenagoa Federal High Court complex, reports that Justice Nganjiwa had resumed duty
Ademola, his wife and his lawyer Joe Agi (SAN), were arraigned on December 13, 2016, on an 18- count charge of criminal conspiracy to receive gratification in various ways
The NJC said the decision to have the judges, including Justice John Inyang Okoro of the Supreme Court, return to their duties was taken at its 82nd meeting, which took place on May 31 and June 1, 2017
Onnoghen, who said this after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, described the assertion as mere speculations
This was contained in a statement dated April 9, 2017 and signed by SERAP’s Deputy Director, Timothy Adewale
A source in the Presidency confirmed this development to State House correspondents in Abuja on Thursday
They were arraigned by the Federal Government on charges bordering on criminal conspiracy to receive gratification in various ways, contrary to Section 8(1)(a) of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Act 2000
Ademola and his wife, Olabowale, as well as Joe Agi (SAN), are standing trial on an 18-count charge before Justice Jude Okeke
The defendants/applicants are standing trial on an 18-count charge bordering on conspiracy, collection of gratification and money laundering
Ademola was among the seven justices investigated after the sting operations carried out on October 8 and 9 by the Department of State Services
Justice Adeniyi Ademola; his wife, Olabowale; and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Joe Agi, are standing trial on a 18-count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy to receive gratification in various ways contrary to Section 8(1)(a) of the…
The seventh prosecution witness, Hajiya Fatimah Shuaibu, wife of a former Director, Pension Department of the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Shuaibu S. Teidi, on Wednesday gave evidence before the Federal Capital…
Justice Ademola was among the seven Justices investigated after the sting operations carried out on October 8 and 9 by the Department of State Services
The judge said the way the prosecution was carrying on, it was not ready for the trial