NJC to  Investigate 15 Judges, Dismisses Petition Against 51 Others 


The National Judicial Council under the Chairmanship of Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, GCON, at its 99th meeting of 30 November and 01 December 2022 has empanelled 15 Committees to investigate allegations of misconduct against Judicial Officer of the Federal and State Courts.

The decision is sequel to the submission of recommendations of three Preliminary Complaint Assessment Committees which considered 66 petitions forwarded to them by the Council from all over the Federation.

The Council however dismissed the petitions against 51 Judicial Officers, of the Federal and State High Courts for either lack of merit, being subjudice, or being matters for appeal or that the concerned Judge have retired from Service.

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