Welcome To Mc Ebisco

‘Suspended’ Justice Ngwuta Resumes Work At Supreme Court


Download Mc Ebisco News App.

Now Available On:

Justice Sylvester Ngwuta who was technically suspended from the bench of the Supreme Court on Monday resumes official duties.

Naija News recalls that Ngwuta and some judges had their houses raided by the operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) in August 2016.

Ngwuta was later charged with money laundering before the Federal High Court in Abuja, and with assets declaration breaches before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

ALSO READ:  Nigeria At 59: Pastor Giwa Blames Religious Leaders, Politicians For Nigeria’s Problem
Loading...

But both cases were dismissed in 2018 following a Court of Appeal’s verdict which prohibited the trial of a serving judge without being first disciplined by the National Judicial Council (NJC).

The NJC had on several occasions stated that Nguwta was never suspended as he was still paid his monetary dues.

Ngwuta who has not been part of any sitting or ceremony of the court since 2016 emerged on Monday as he joined the members of the Supreme Court’s bench at the special court session marking the commencement of the new 2019/2020 legal year.

ALSO READ:  Our lawyers spent 4 hours waiting to receive Sowore — Falana slams DSS over claims of no one coming to pick Sowore

Justice Ngwuta sat on the bench as the third most senior judge, behind the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, and Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour.

Next to Justice Nguwta in terms of seniority is Justice Mary Peter-Odili.

DOWNLOAD The Mc Ebisco News Mobile App Here

       
Loading...

Have any Question or Comment?

Leave a Reply

Loading...

Get Latest Mc Ebisco News Alert!

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

YOU MUST READ

Loading...

Contact Us Here

Watch Mc Ebisco Comedy

Translate »