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Judges’ arrest: NJC meeting inconclusive, to take position Wednesday


Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The National Judicial Council was unable to conclude its Tuesday’s emergency meeting scheduled to review and take a position on last weekend’s raid on the houses and arrest of some judges in different parts of the country. It was learnt that the meeting, which was presided over by the outgoing Chief Justice […]

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