Justice Salami: FG Will Not Act On NJC Recommendation, AGF Adoke Says

Justice Ayo Salami
By SaharaReporters, New York

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), has said that the federal government places no immediate value on last week’s recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to recall the suspended President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Isa Salami.

He was speaking to reporters at a ministerial press briefing in Abuja yesterday.  “No responsible government will act on it in the present circumstances of the case,” he said, drawing attention to litigations that have been served on the President on the issue.  “As soon as the judiciary put their house in order the federal government will make its position on the matter known.”

The Minister noted the "misconception" that has trailed the NJC recommendation, recalling that it was in August 2011 that the NJC, in a letter to President Goodluck Jonathan, suspended Justice Salami and recommended his retirement.

He said that the Government immediately approved the suspension, while transmitting the matter of his retirement to the National Assembly, thereby putting it on hold. The government then appointed an Acting President of the Court of Appeal.

On the Petroleum subsidy probe, Mr. Adoke told the reporters that the federal government has forwarded the House of Representatives’ report to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to enable the commission “carry out its own investigations” and prosecute all those who are culpable, pledging that there will be no sacred cows.

The Minister observed that the same “misconception” that trailed Salami’s case was extended to Ibori’s conviction in London with the uninformed condemning the Nigerian judiciary.

“The fact that Ibori was convicted [in London] does not in any way discredit the Nigerian judiciary because they used plea bargaining in securing his conviction,” Adoke said.  He argued that if the same plea bargain was applied in the Ibori case in Nigeria, Nigerians would have condemned it.

In response to a question as to why the government has not addressed the root cause of the Boko Haram crisis, the Minister disclosed that the government is fully implementing the white paper on the death of Yusuf, the late leader of the sect who was killed by the police in Maiduguri two years ago.

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EveryDay for the sloppy, theiving, indolent,

If the stupid GEJ administration would never act on the NJC recommendation, then Mr. Adoke, you and your spineless boss are confined to the painful end of term. Trust me Mr. Pot-smoking Adoke, a John Garang in Jerry Rawlings costume should arrive Abuja sooner than your thieving gang ever imagined. You ever murderered the truth? Darkness has never prevailed over light. Murderous Marcos succumbed to the violent uprising of his own country-men. Please be ready to publicly commit a hara-kiri once Justice Salami prevails.

ADOKE IS A BOMBOCLOTH

ADOKE AND ALL ENEMIES OF NIGERIA, OLUWA MA KO BAYIN.
JONNY I DOUBT IF U CAN LAST 3MORE YEARS ON DAT SEAT. THEY HAVE TO IMPEACH U FOR INCOMPETENCE.

Re: Justice Salami

Adoke should note that Aondoaka did more than this notoriously and he was disgraced out of office. When Justice was to be suspended on the recommendation of NJC; the President acted with military fiat, BUT now the reverse is the case. This administration has loosen focus!! Nigeria we hail thee.

Deri is a sub-human !

Deri is a just a drunk given stipends by Jonathan's thugs to buy internet access to talk rubbish here. The guy is traumatised by truth hence he sees every submission against Dumbo Jo as coming from tundemash. That is the effect of hallucination and very soon it would lead to insanity.
The fool has created more enemies for the moron Jonathan by his foolish, incoherent nonsense he writes here. Most of the rubbish he writes has no correlation with the topic under discussion; all discussions on this forum has same response from him; it's either Buhari, Awo, Ghadafi, Americans, Tinubu or Fashola.
Only his fellow crumb-catchers like fake lawyer OC, ify-idiot-4-ever, confused Stanley Igwe understand what he says ! Just like the Abacha hirelings, these ones too would fade away soon; light shall ever overcome darkness.

Deri is a sub-human !

Deri is a just a drunk given stipends by Jonathan's thugs to buy internet access to talk rubbish here. The guy is traumatised by truth hence he sees every submission against Dumbo Jo as coming from tundemash. That is the effect of hallucination and very soon it would lead to insanity.
The fool has created more enemies for the moron Jonathan by his foolish, incoherent nonsense he writes here. Most of the rubbish he writes has no correlation with the topic under discussion; all discussions on this forum has same response from him; it's either Buhari, Awo, Ghadafi, Americans, Tinubu or Fashola.
Only his fellow crumb-catchers like fake lawyer OC, ify-idiot-4-ever, confused Stanley Igwe understand what he says ! Just like the Abacha hirelings, these ones too would fade away soon; light shall ever overcome darkness.

Anonymous u re a stupid ediout

You foolish dat dsnt knw anything than abusin ppls religion. U shld pls get understand dat whether u wil kil ur self u hav nothin 2 do 2 notherners particularly d muslims. Stupid ideot born by mistake

Demented Deri as ever

DERI You are just too foolish and far below a slice of wisdom. Your IQ is that of a four year old. NJC before recommending Salami for suspension asked him to beg Katsina ALu following report of first investigative panel by NJC, he refused and choose rather to go to court. They then setup another which recommended his suspension but before then there was indeed an injunction stopping NJC from deliberating the case until determination and NJC refused service and when it was published in the papers they went ahead anyway and your president and kinsman ratified the decision on a SUNDAY. is that clear to you dud head!!

Ibori

Shameful! If a judiciary can be so disgraced by the executive, that is a sorry case for this nation. Nigerian judiciary is an empty house since ibori.
My advice to Salami is to go to the international court and site ibori's case, who was found not guilty here but thrown in jail in the UK.

THIS IS NOT A SURPRISE

EXECUTIVE RECKLESSNESS FROM A CORRUPT GOVERNMENT,SERIAL ELECTION RIGGER.

HIS NAME IS MOHAMMED

His name is Mohammed. Do Nigerians expect good things to come from him? You can only get looting, killing, jihad and all evils on earth from him.

@ deri contd

Oh and for your information I am not tundemash, who you were referring to but I suppose you will share the same contempt for us rational thinking people, who aren't cowards like yourself. No, I am different person entirely but with the same knowledge of what a country like Nigeria should be like given its resources.

@ Deri

You are in no position to insult anyone's intelligence, considering you are a person of borderline intelligence. All you do is defend and boot lick a government which is doing nothing for its people as well as talk off point most of the time. This is illogical behavior, unless of course you are gaining from being a propaganda outlet for the pdp. In which case you are willing to sell the welfare of a nation, by trying to misdirect readers with your media, so that you may benefit. In which case you are worse than a moron and have descended into the class of sub humans. So please tell me again why I am ignorant for seeing through the lies of the government but convince me what makes you intelligent first.

SALAMI NEEDS TO RETIRE AND GIVE IT A REST..

ISNT THIS MAN AT THE RETIREMENT AGE ALREADY? IF HE IS NOT CAREFUL, HE WILL DRAG THIS SILLINESSS TO HIS GRAVE AND STILL NOT GET RECALLED. HE IS SIMPLY TOO OLD FOR ALL THIS DRAMA. GO ENJOY YOUR RETIREMENT AND ELECTION BRIBE GIVEN TO YOU BY ACN . GIVE OTHER PEOPLE THE OPPURTUNTIY TO TAKE OVER YOUR POSITION AND DO THE JOB.
PEACE OUT SIR !!!

the drama continues episode 11

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FG and Salami

Adoke's response on Ayo Salami is just a ruse and balderdash when did the presidency received the recommendation and when did they received the court papers preventing the president from re-instating.Similarly when was the decision taken by NJC,when was it communicated to the presidency.The presidency and NJC were simply not sincere.They don't want the man there again.However the good news for Ayo Salami is that his name has being written on the positive side of history for courage,integrity and honesty.May God bless him and his family.

No surprises in his

No surprises in his statements. The man is doing exactly what his principal asked him to do just like his predecessor. He retains the confidence of those that appointed him. For those who may be unaware, his mandate is to constantly look at loopholes in the law books and use them to protect his corrupt principals, stall any moves to bring them to justice. Consider Haliburton, Siemens, Power Sector, Fuel Subsidy Iborigate and similar scandals. Why is it that we've not been lucky just once to have an occupant of this office on the side of generality of Nigerians?

But it is this kind of impunity with power that is feeding such social irritants like Boko Haram, Dogs and Baboons etc. Perhaps they are too retarded to understand the connection.

ADOKE = FOOL + IDIOT

This AGF Adoke is a fool! A celebrated and glorified fool!!!

Smelling rotten bastard!

@ballon aka tundemess, I

@ballon aka tundemess, I thought u still had some brains left in your skull. Did not know u were that empty. Rather than come here to display your ignorance and insult the president. Jonathan is not like Fashola and Tinubu who disobeys court orders with impunity. When salami was suspended, there was no case pending in court against his recall or suspension of your court jester prof Tinubu Salami. There was no case of perjury pending against him..SO the road was free for the president to say go and rest until you are able to clear all the allegations against you. what is behind the noise that Tinubu and ACN are making..to attract buhari or SNG and Bakare to their aid?

PRESIDENT'S DOBLE STANDARD

It took the President less than 24hrs to act on the JSC's recommendation to suspend Justice Salami,why is it taking him longer time to decide on a recommendation for his reinstatement by the same body? Rationality demands that the same speed that was used in removing him be deployed in reinstating him ,pls.

salami must go

I have never seen any person who refuse promotiom except this red -eyed horribly corrupt Salami.Please president Jonathan dismise him. Let him join the list of yoruba that have lost out. The list of yoruba that have lost out due to the foolishness of the ACN include: Mulicat Adekola in place Demeji Lawal, Akintola&Akintola in fuel subsidy probe &this urgly judge from kwara.

Golden Political Hand of Mr. President in the Saga

Mr. Jonathan thinks we are all fools.
As for Mr. Adoke, I only prayer & wish him luck that he doesnt fail to the grass like his disgraced predecessor!

@chris o

Salami will retire but before that he should be reinstated to set the records straight first.He's tried,in a Nation which believe in decietfulness.From Andoaaka to Adoke on and on and on,the nigerian Judiciary is powerless due political interferance.People who can play ball with politicians are selected to be CJ or AGF.

So what is your own

So what is your own suggestion that will give us hope apart from Prayer. BH took up arm against the goverment everyone cried foul and they got confuse on who to bomb. All am saying is if you take up arm against this criminals some foolish dumb headed SS tribal people will tribalised it or turn it to religious conflict then the criminals with support from others from outside will have the oppurnity to forcefully quell any form of advancement toward them.
So my brother let continue to pray to ALMIGHTY ALLAH to get rid of all these bastards and confused people within us. When we have people with like mind within the society we will share a common ground and then we can enforce change to any length.

Nigerians are missing Yar'adua

If it were late President Yar'adua, he would have reinstated Justice Salami with the same speed he suspended him. He was the only Nigerian President that ever tried to live the promise he made to Nigerians.

All lies!

Isn't it funny how the president is not acting on the recommendation of the same NJC that he acted upon to suspend Salami in the 1st place. He even has the cheek to say no responsible government will act on it in the present circumstances. Excuse me, are you trying to say that your government is responsible? Certainly not for the welfare of the Nigerian people given the impunity of the fuel subsidy scam and the complete lack of responsibility it takes in building the nation. The only thing your govt is responsible for Adoke is the continued captivity of its people.

Bello "I go die" Adoke, you are a comedic genius, I mean to come up with “The fact that Ibori was convicted [in London] does not in any way discredit the Nigerian judiciary" is hilarious, you should find a new job as a clown...oh wait you already are.

JUSTICE for SALE!

The shameless bunch of TWARTS in Nigerian Judiciary like the AGF think Nigerians are MUGUS?Nigerians knew the reaction of the PDP stalwarts not to reinstate Salami 'cos he is not corrupt and refuse to join them.This shows that the JUDICIARY in Nigeria has no credible power to deliver JUSTICE.When the white man acts like this towards us we call it wickedness,racism etc.What do we call this wicked act of denying Nigerians justice by Nigerians who came to power through rigging elections?Our problems are far from over,Nigerians.

UNCONSTITUTIONALITY+ILLEGALITY=ILLEGITIMACY 2

To date no motion for his impeachment had been moved in the Senate.It is therefore reasonable to declare the current FGN illegitimate given the dissaray and illegality going on at the three different arms of the FGN.
Furthermore, Jonathan seem to be sleep walking or acting out a script towards the disintegration of Nigeria the breaches of the law and constitution stated above appears to be a calculated attempt to cause disorder and mayhem that would lead to interest groups in the country taking the law into their hands thereby unleashing anarchy on the people.Nigeria is Steadily approaching the status of a failed state.True patriots need to act now to save the country

UNCONSTITUTIONALITY + ILLEGALITY = ILLEGITIMACY

Jonathan has repeatsdly demonstrated disrespect for the Nigerian constitution, the rule of law, and the people. This is a government that(1)spent ten fold of what was appropriated for fuel subsidy in 2011 in breach of the 2011 Appropriation Act.It is an impeachable offence.(2)Suspended the President of the Court of Appeal, a power the president does not have under the Nigerian Constitution, also in contempt of court given that Justice Salami already had a suit in court on the matter.That is also an impeachable offence.(3)Unleashed the Army on unarmed Nigerians excercising their right to protest in his bid to impose the illegal enrichment of his fuel importing supporters on the general public through the withdrawal of so called subsidy that was already appropriated for.Another impeachable offence.

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