Brealing: EFCC faults Court of Appeal ruling on prosecution of judges


… to appeal Ruling by Court of Appeal
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is to appeal against the ruling of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal, which on Monday ruled that the agency lacks powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officials except where such officers have been dismissed by the National Judicial Council.

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A statement by its Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said the ruling was dangerous and baseless, having no basis in law.

“The commission considers the ruling a dangerous precedent that has no basis in law and is confident that the Supreme Court will upturn the judgment.

“Criminal trial takes precedence over administrative procedures and it is strange that the Court of Appeal wants to put the cart before the horse. This is ridiculous! The appellate court simply wants to confer immunity on…

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