The group had dragged the judge before the NJC over allegation of bias in a case with No: FHC/UM/PET/02/2018 filed on July 23, 2018, which is about winding-up proceedings on a private limited liability company, Davebenlin Nigeria Limited.
The group also called on the NJC to order Justice Osiagor to withdraw from the lawsuit, which is also before the Court of Appeal in Owerri.
In its petition to the NJC, the CSCJR accused Justice Osiagor of violating his own order and disrespecting the Court of Appeal.
The group also accused the judge of showing favouritism to one of the parties in the case.
In reply, the NJC, in a letter signed by the its Chairman and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, said, “This is to acknowledge the receipt of your petition dated 5th October 2020 on the above subject matter and to inform you that action is being taken please.”
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