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Federal High Court Judge, Justice Ademola resigns

Justice ADENIYI ADEMOLA of the Federal High Court has voluntarily resigned.

He tendered his resignation letter to the National Judicial Council (NJC) this morning.

The High court judge, was one of the eight judges whose houses were raided by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) for alleged corrupt practices and money laundering and abuse of office.

In January, an official of the DSS had testified that the sum of 38 million Naira, two pump action rifles and some foreign currencies were recovered from his house during their search at his residence in October.

The FCT high court, however, ruled that the DSS could not prove beyond reasonable doubt it’s allegation against the Federal High Court judge.

He was subsequently recalled by the NJC after which he resumed sitting on June 7.


Justice ADEMOLA did not give reasons for his resignation.

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