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The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Nigeria Bar Association, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and several other pressure groups and individuals had kicked against the increase, which some alleged was as high as 400 per cent

According to a statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, Saraki said he was in complete agreement with the NBA that their input is necessary before bills go for public hearings.

Speaking at the opening session of the National Executive Council of the NBA, holding in Minna, the Niger State capital, Mahmood, who acknowledged that the judiciary is currently facing a trying period, stated that the association will continue to be the voice of the voiceless

While speaking at the valedictory court session in honour of retiring Justice Sotonye Deton-West at the Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday, the President of the NBA, Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), called on the judges to step down pending when the determination of their cases

Investigations carried out by showed that the outgoing Chairman, Mr. John Agada Elachi, who is swimming in a floodgate of allegations bothering on financial maladministration, is also fingered to be behind the subversion of the rules to enable him bring in stooges that may help cover his tracks

The CJN, who has earlier vowed to continue from where his predecessors stopped in the cleansing of the judiciary, said that the same lawyers, both old and young, who decried the rots on the Bench are the first to jump to seek a court order to stop the National Judicial Council from investigating judges alleged to have acted wrongly