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Illicit money out of Africa bigger than development grants –ICPC Daily Sun Pg.19
Owasanoye said this during a meeting with the leadership of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA) at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja, recently. This was contained in a statement issued by ICPC Spokesperson, Mrs Azuka Agugua at the weekend.
According to the statement, Owasanoye decried the challenge facing the African continent on IFFs and expressed hope that a collaboration with DTCA in terms of peer learning, sharing of information, intelligence and experiences would go a long way in addressing the menace.
Olanipekun, SAN, calls for review of NJC composition to check corruption Daily Sun Pg. 25
Olanipekun made the call in a paper titled: “The Allegation of Corruption in the Legal Profession: Who is to Blame,” which he delivered at the 2022 Annual Alao Aka-Bashorun Memorial Lecture organised by thẹ Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja branch, held at Marriot Hotel, GRA, Ikeja.
His words: “My sincere position is that with what we have been experiencing in recent years, their compositions should be completely rejigged, readjusted, retooled, recast and overhauled, to bring in independent people to perform the functions now vested in the two bodies, regarding recruitment, appointment, discipline and welfare of judges and judicial officers. This is what operate sin other climes.”
SANs Raise Concerns over S’Court Justices’ Protest against Poor Working Conditions This Day Pg. 6
Two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) have expressed fear that the protest by the justices of the Supreme Court over their poor working conditions could spell doom for the judiciary and effective justice delivery. Worried that their budgetary allocation has not increased for four years, the justices of the apex court had recently protested to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad.
In the protest conveyed to the head of the judiciary via a letter, the justices complained that poor welfare had hindered their job. The major issue of contention has been the poor remuneration, which has stagnated for nearly 14 years, the absence of basic utilities in and around courtrooms, and poor accommodation and living conditions.


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