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Corruption: Civil Society Groups Seek Overhaul Of Nigeria’s Judiciary

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chief Justice of Nigeria to overhaul the nation’s judiciary in order to weed out corrupt judicial officers.
Addressing a news conference in Abuja on Sunday, the National President of the Coalition, Comrade Bassey Edim, said there was an urgent need for judicial reforms.
He expressed the belief that the reforms would restore the confidence of all Nigerians in the sector.
Comrade Edim particularly advised the Chief Justice of Nigeria and the National Judicial Council to critically examine the activities of members of Election Petition Tribunals across the federation.
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