Administrative hiccups stop EFCC from arraigning Justice Yinusa


By Abdulwahab Abdulah & Jane Echewedo

Efforts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to arraign a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Mohammed Yunusa before the Lagos State High Court, due to administrative hiccups at the court.

EFCC operatives

The EFCC had filed five corruption charges against the judge which included allegation of engaging in constant private and confidential communications with a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Rickey Tarfa, who was handling three lawsuits marked FHC/L/CS/714/2015, FHC/L/CS/715/2015 and FHC/L/CS/716/2015 before him.

The anti-crime agency also accused the judge of collecting N1.5 m from the SAN for the purpose of giving favourable judgments to the SAN’s law firm.

Before yesterday scheduled arraignment, the Lagos State High Court had served hearing notices on the prosecution and the defence to appear before Justice Mojisola Dada,…

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