On arrival, she asked me if I had sought proper advice on the matter. Abdusalami was short and focused on transiting the country quickly to democracy. The colonial era untilpost independence legislationthe military era The decision was unanimously arrived at by all the members of the committee who respectively signed.
The post independence legislation [ edit ] The grant of independence to Nigeria was a milestone in the political history of the country. These are often summarized in the twin concepts of judicial independence and impartiality.
The tests and criteria adopted, I learnt, in addition to the usual allegation of corruption to which the judge may answer with the typical contention of lack of evidence was that the judgment s or order s of the judge or justice or kadi, as the case may be, were subjected to scrutiny and if found correctly determined, the officer is allowed to return to the Bench.
In the alternative, the government might wish to consider taking steps similar to what I understand Kenya took in combating such vexed issues. A licensing system was created to limit rice imports. However, there was a time in the recent past when a member of the National Judicial Council doubled as the Chairman of Council of Legal Education, a parastatal under the supervision of the Honourable Attorney General.
It is not for these Agencies and highly placed persons to make determinations as to who is corrupt or not, before they have been tried in a law court.
A number of these national projects were conduits to distribute favors and enrich connected politicians. So also must aspiring judges with a university degree lower than a second class lower division not be considered, and all those who repeated their examinations at the law school should not be deemed suitable for appointment to the Bench.
There should be a separation of religion and state. The Government agency that spearheaded this ordeal anchored these unorthodox actions, on the overriding and compelling necessity to eradicate corruption.
When the country decided to rid its judicial system of corruption, she suspended all her judicial officers and subjected them to an enquiry.
She asked if I took proper advice on the issue and I assured her that I did. It has been said that it is beneath the dignity of the state and against public policy for the State to use for its own profit, evidence that has been unlawfully obtained, although frequently the circumstances surrounding the commission of the crime is such as to make the securing of proper competent evidence very difficult.
In the circumstance, serious consideration should be given to separating the two positions as is the case with the police and the civil service. This is most uncharitable as the crisis, combustible as it is, flared up, due to neglect of the fight against corruption within the Judiciary.Corruption In Judiciary.
Corruption in the judiciary is not only on election cases. Or the more recent legal foxtrots between former Chief Justice of. How corrupt is the Nigerian judiciary? The absence of freedom of information law in Nigeria is also not helping the fight against corruption.
Corruption Groups Write. The flag bearer of the corruption fight in Nigeria, the EFCC has responded to the senate committee on public account's claim on the non submission of her account report by the institution and 84 others. Corruption and the Nigerian Judiciary Matters Arising.
but also to find a lasting solution to the incidences of corruption in the Nigerian. The Federal Government of Nigeria is the federal government for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, The highest judiciary arm of government in Nigeria is the Supreme Court of Nigeria which was created after independence and also practices Baron de Montesquieu's theory of the separation of powers.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said ongoing fight against corruption in Nigeria could be effectively tackled with the strong support of .Download