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Lagos Judge Rejects Justice Yunusa Case File

The arraignment of a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Yunusa Nasir, before an Ikeja division of the Lagos State High was today stall as the trial judge, Justice Mojisola Dada was said to have rejected the case file.

Justice Nasir was scheduled to be aarraigned today alongside Esther Agbo by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on five count charges which borders on attempt to pervert the course of justice.

According to EFCC, the trial judge attempted to pervert course of justice by engaging in constant private and confidential telephone communications with Rickey Tarfa, SAN, counsel to an applicant in a suit before him.

Justice Ipaye of the Ikeja High Court had earlier rejected the case file by returning it to the administrative judge for reassignment.

When the matter came up before Justice Mojisola Dada today, the court registrar informed parties that the case file has again been returned to adminstrative judge for reassignment.

The court registrar did not give reasons for returning of the case file. 

EFCC counsel, Mr. Ekene Iheanacho who expressed dissapointment towards the development said the matter suffers similar set back when it was assigned Justice Ipaye.

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