Prosecutor in trial of Nigerian Supreme Court Judge steps down

Justice Sylvester Ngwuta
Justice Sylvester Ngwuta

Adeogun Phillips, the prosecution counsel in a federal lawsuit against a Supreme Court Judge, Nwali Ngwuta, who is accused of corruption, has stepped down from the case.

Mr. Phillips withdrew from the case at the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, the News Agency Nigeria reports.

Reasons for the decision were not immediately clear.


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  • Gerald Okoduwa

    Delay tactics.

  • Senator D

    Okay we are waiting ooooo. Suddenly everyone is growing teeth because Buhari is “Hale and hearty”… No wahala…

  • sasga

    Hmmm, FG lack evidences I guessed!

  • Dejandon

    Maybe another SAN has threatened to deql with him on behalf of the judge