Anti-corruption coalition group, Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take swift action in removing corrupt judges who were ‘illegally’ reinstated by the National Judicial Council (NJC).
From Ameh Ochojila, Abuja Access to Justice (A2J) has described the reinstatement of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia as an agonising stab to the soul and body of the judiciary. In a statement by the convener of the civil society organisation, Joseph Otteh, it urged the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to immediately rescind its decision to reinstate…
20 Jan 2021
The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, dismissed objection raised by National Judicial Council (NJC) against hearing of a suit filed by a dismissed judge, Rita Ofili Ajumogobia.
16 May 2019
Former judge of the Federal High Court, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, was yesterday re-arraigned before a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged corruption.She was re-arraigned alongside Godwin Obla (SAN), a former prosecutor of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC had earlier arraigned the duo on a 30-count charge bordering on corruption before the…
16 Apr 2019
There was mild drama at the premises of an Ikeja High Court as officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) apprehended Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court after corruption charges against her was struck out.
25 Jan 2019
Four months after it concluded its case against Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday asked an Ikeja High Court to strike out the case for lack of jurisdiction.
8 Jun 2018
A medical doctor, Dr Olumuyiwa Solanke, said on Friday that embattled judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, was not admitted as a patient in hospital as she claimed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
27 Jan 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Abdullahi Lawal has told a Lagos High Court how Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia lied about being hospitalised.
7 Jul 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is trying the judge on a 30-count charge involving alleged perversion of justice, graft, unlawful enrichment, forgery and providing false information to the EFCC.
2 Jun 2017
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has granted the embattled Federal High Court judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Godwin Obla, leave to travel abroad for medical attention.
27 May 2017
The founder, Cheif Executive Ofdicer of Arkleel Oil and Gas, Dr Gregory Ero has told a Lagos High Court, Ikeja how embattled Federal High Court Judge, Justice Rita Ofili Ajumogobia stopped picking his calls after she borrowed N18 million from him to buy a property in the UK.
29 Apr 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had slammed Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia with a 26-count charge of unlawful enrichment, corruption by a public officer, forgery and giving of false information.