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It’s official: Justice Salami rejects appointment to monitor corruption cases

The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, Walter Onnoghen, has confirmed the resignation of retired Justice Ayo Salami as Chairperson of the Corruption and Financial Crimes Cases Trial Monitoring Committee. Mr. Salami was appointed chairperson of the committee by the NJC in September, years after…

NJC appoints ‘victimised’ Justice Ayo Salami to head committee monitoring corruption cases

The National Judicial Council has appointed a retired president of the Court of Appeal, Ayo Salami, to head a committee to monitor corruption cases in Nigerian court. Mr. Salami was controversially removed from the judiciary by the Goodluck Jonathan administration. In a statement by its spokesperson, Soji Oye, the NJC…

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-CJN writes Jonathan, accuses president of unjustly treating Justice Salami

A letter from a former Chief Justice shows how President Jonathan turned down advice from the National Judicial Council on the Salami case --------------------------------------------- President Goodluck Jonathan brushed aside recommendations from the National Judicial Council and the Chief Justice of Nigeria to sack former Appeal Court president, Ayo Salami, ignoring…

Ex-CJN, Uwais, tackles Jonathan, NJC over “unfair” treatment of Justice Salami

A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Muhammadu Uwais, said the National Judicial Council, NJC treated the former President of the Court of Appeal, Ayo Salami, unfairly over his disagreement with a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Katsina Alu, which led to Mr. Salami’s suspension from office. The former CJN…

Suspension: Appeal Court dismisses Justice Salami’s application

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the application of its former president, Justice Ayo Salami, to compel the Federal High Court to hear the suit against his suspension. Delivering the ruling on Friday in Abuja, Justice Husseini Muktar held that the application was incompetent. He said the Federal High Court…