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EFCC Grills Two Lagos High Court Judges, To be Arraigned Soon

Two Lagos High Court Judges were taken in on Monday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for a griliing session.
The two Judges, Mohammed Nasir Yunusa and Hyeladzira Ajiya Nganjiwa, were said to have reported at the Lagos Office of the EFCC to honour invitations extended to them.
It was gathered they are been investigated in connection with allegation of bribery and money laundering.
It was stated that two lawyers had already been arraigned in court in connection with the matter.
A source said the Judges were invited as a result of allegation of bribery discovered in an ongoing case in which two lawyers have been arraigned in court.
The two lawyers who were arraigned in court are Rickey Tarfa (SAN) and Joseph Nwobike (SAN).
The source said, “The judges arrived at the Commission’s Lagos Office about 10:05am on Monday following an invitation letter the EFCC extended to them.
“Their invitation is sequel to the bribery and money laundering allegations the commission discovered during investigation in an ongoing case in which two senior lawyers have already been arraigned in court.”
It was also learnt that their arraignment would soon commence.

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