At least five justices including two from the Supreme Court and one from the Court of Appeal were detained in the operation.
They are Justices Sylvester Ngwuta and Inyang Okoro both of the Supreme Court, the suspended Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Ilorin Division, Justice Mohammed Ladan Tsamiya, Justice Kabiru Auta of Kano State High Court and Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
The DSS said it seized over N100 million naira and over $500, 00 in cash from the justices.
The breakdown is as follows:
1. ADENIYI F.A. ADEMOLA (FHC)
2. NWALI SYLVESTER NGWUTA (SUPREME COURT)
3. JOHN INYANG OKORO (SUPREME COURT)
SUMMARY OF RECOVERED MONEY
NAIRA—N93, 558, 000.00