#ObscureLegalFacts By Arome Abu.
RESTRICTIONS FOR JUDGES FROM TAKING CHIEFTAINCY TITLES OR BECOMING DIRECTORS OF COMPANIES.
In Nigeria, Judges are prohibitted from taking or accepting chieftaincy titles while in office.
Also a Judge may be a shareholder in a company but may not be a director, manager, adviser or employee of any business entity.
Violation constitutes judicial misconduct and or, misbehavior and attracts disciplinary action.
See Rule 3(C) & E (1) of the Code of Conduct for Judicial Officers
Arome Abu is the Managing Partner of Abu & Olaniyan Partners.
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