Fayose Reiterates Call For Justice Abang Sack

Ekiti State Governor Mr Ayodele Fayose has reiterated his call for the sack of controversial Federal High Court Judge Okon Abang saying Justice Abang has polluted the judiciary enough and the National Judicial ...

I’m Unhappy Salami Rejected Anti-graft Job – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen on Wednesday expressed regret over the sudden resignation of a former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami, as the Chairman, Corruption and other ...

Judiciary abandoned me, I don’t Want Anti-corruption Panel Job –Justice Salami

A former President of the Court of Appeal Justice Ayo Salami retd on Thursday broke his silence on his appointment as the Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Cases Trial Monitoring Committee set up by the National ...

Full Text Of Tribute Of NBA President At The Supreme Court

TRIBUTE DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN BAR  ASSOCIATION ABUBAKAR BALARABE MAHMOUD, OON, SAN, FCIArb (UK)  AT THE SPECIAL COURT SESSION IN HONOUR OF THE LATE HONOURABLE JUSTICE PAUL KEMDILIM NWOKEDI, ...

Governor Wike Berates Federal Government For Clamping Down On Judges

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Federal Governments clampdown on judges was aimed at weakening the justice system to lay the grounds for the wholesale politicization of the justice ...

Judicial Officers to Ondo govt: our Suspension Malicious

Suspended magistrates in the Ondo State Judicial Service Commission JSC have accused Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) of conniving with the Acting Chief Judge (CJ), Mrs Olanrewaju Akeredolu, to victimise them. ...

Reminiscences With Justice Abubakar Bashir Wali

Well the simple answer is that I came from a judicial family. The first judges in Kano were from the Gainawa family. My father started working with the Kano emir as scribe in his court. At that time, the emir’s ...

Bayelsa State JSC Calls For Appointment Of Judges, Interested Candidates To Apply BAYELSAEditor PicksOct 12, 2017

Bayelsa State Judiciary is in need to get two additional High Court Judges for the smooth running of justice. To this end, the Bayelsa Sate Judicial Service Commission is calling for application from suitable ...

Judges Not the Cause of Cases Delay —Adedipe SAN

Chief Ifedayo Adedipe SAN is a Lagos based legal practitioner. In this interview he spoke on special courts designated to handle corruption and financial crime cases, causes of delays in court, true federalism, ...

Communique Issued At The End Of The Lagos State Golden Jubilee 2017/2018 Legal Year Bar & Bench Interactive Forum

The forum is aimed at committing Lagos State Judiciary to productivity and sustaining her role as pace setter in the Nigerian Judiciary. The interactive session is also to assist the implementation of resolutions ...

156 Judgments Of Lower Courts For Review In Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Judiciary has set up five appeal panels to review 156 judgments delivered by lower courts. Justice Suleiman Dikko, the Chief Judge (CJ) of the state, stated this on Monday in Keffi, while ...

‘Stop Chief Judges’ Appointment by Seniority’

The Judiciary is that branch of government invested with the judicial powers the system of courts in a country the body of judges; the bench. That branch of government which is intended to interpret, construe and ...

Unnecessary adjournments would cost you your practice license, Lagos CJ warns lawyers

The Acting Chief Judge of the Lagos State Judiciary, Justice Opeyemi Oke on Monday warned members of the bar from requesting for unnecessary adjournments, adding that any lawyer caught in such practice would risk ...

Lawyers Agitate For Appointment of KANO CJ

Legal practitioners in Kano have stepped up agitations to challenge the failure to appoint a substantive Chief Judge to oversee the affairs of Kano state High court of justice. According to judicial sources, ...

As Hurdles Dot The Path of Justice Salami anti-graft C’ttee

Members of the anticorruption committee recently established by the National Judicial Council NJC has come under scrutiny as many hurdles await their assignment. The NJC presided over by the Chief Justice of Nigeria ...

Magistrates Berate Ondo Acting CJ Over Suspension Of 40 Judicial Workers

Following their suspension by the Ondo State Judicial Service Commission JSC the suspended magistrates have fingered the acting Chief Judge,Justice Olarenwaju Akeredolu for being behind their ordeal. It will be ...

Federal High Court Reshuffles Judges Nationwide

The acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court Justice Abdul Kafarati, has redeployed 10 judges of the Federal High Court to different divisions of the court across the country. The affected judges, according to a ...

Judgement day for judges

* Unprecedented number of judges to face probe With a record number of judges marked for a probe, and other drama swirling above the judiciary, here’s a look at what it all means for the sector, and the ongoing ...

Gunmen kidnap Kogi Magistrate, Sam Unwuchola, demand N100m ransom

A Magistrate with Kogi State Judiciary, Mr Sam Unwuchola, has been abducted by unknown gunmen on Ajaokuta-Lokoja road. An eye-witness who prefers anonymity, told newsmen that the magistrate who was returning from ...

Establish Special Courts Within Prisons – Buhari To CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has suggested that the Chief Justice of Nigeria CJN Walter Onnoghen, establishes special courts within prisons to hasten the process of justice dispensation and decongest correctional ...