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Order Justice Nganjiwa to face trial, EFCC urges Supreme Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has urged the Supreme Court to order a judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeldzira Nganjiwa, to face his trial on corruption charges which were struck out by the Court of Appeal in Lagos in December last year.

The anti-graft agency, in its appellant’s brief of argument filed against the December 13, 2017 judgment of the Court of Appeal, asked the apex court to “forcefully apply the law” not minding if the interest of a member of the judiciary was involved.

Mr. Wahab Shittu, the lawyer who filed the brief of argument on behalf of the EFCC, on Thursday, argued that the judgment of the Court of Appeal was not based on law.

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