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EFCC Files Charges Against Recalled Judge

Days after the National Judicial Council, NJC recalled some suspended judges, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed 14 charges against one of them.

The charges were filed less than 48 hours after the Presidency vowed to prosecute all the judges that were reinstated by the NJC.
In the charges, the EFCC accused Federal High Court judge, Hyeladzira Nganjiwa, of receiving over Two hundred and sixty thousand dollars through his bank account between 2013 and 2015.

The commission also accused the judge of receiving Eight point six million naira from unknown sources within the same period. The commission said the sums did not correspond with the judge’s salary claiming that the judge could not explain the source of the funds
The alleged offences are in contravention of Section 82(a) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State No. 11, 2011.

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