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Protesters invade Supreme Court, urge accused justices to step aside

Seven judges were accused of bribery and corruption and arrested by the DSS between October 7 and 8.

Protesters at Supreme Cpurt

Nine judges have so far been accused of bribery and corruption with the first seven being arrested by the DSS between October 7 and 8.

The protest is ongoing at the premises of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in Abuja.

Some of the demonstrators are carrying placards which say: “Stop corruption before it stops you” and “Don’t get it twisted judiciary is not on trial, only corrupt officials are,” among others.

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Two of the accused judges, Justices Inyang Okoro and Sylvester Ngwuta, are members of the Supreme Court.

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