SANs urged to defend democracy
Prof Fidelis Oditah (SAN), made the charge at the maiden yearly lecture of the Body of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (BOSAN) with the theme: “The Evolving Role of Senior Advocates in the Administration of Justice and Nation Building”.
Invasion of court, depriving judiciary of fund is an aberration, says CJN
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has described invasion of the courts by political thugs, depriving judiciary of funds as an aberration in a democratic and civilised society.
CJN tasks senior advocates on ethical standards
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, yesterday charged senior advocates to ensure strict observance of ethical standards and respect the rule of law...
Babalakin urge obedience of court orders, says better pay for judges
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), than “Nigeria will not have the kind of judiciary it desires, unless the government begins to adhere to the rule of law and obey court judgments.”
Nigeria’s judiciary in a bumpy ride under Buhari
For the past three years, the Nigerian judiciary has been in the eyes of the storm. It has generated an unprecedented attention in the history of the country. This is as a result of the high expectations placed on it by the citizens and the government as well as the heat it has endured.
On delayed court cases
Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen has spoken, with considerable truth, against the singling out of judges for vilification over failed or delayed court cases. Justice Onnoghen, who is commendably taking on the war on corruption in the judiciary from where his predecessors have left off, effectively pointed out that it is not only the…
Supreme court ruling on NFF election will re-shape Nigerian football, says NANF Boss
As some Nigerians continue to have divided opinion on the Supreme Court ruling on the leadership tussle of Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), President of the National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF), Harrison Jala, says the order would go a long way in re-shaping the nation’s soccer system.
Onnoghen meets Buhari, absolves judiciary of delay in justice system
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen has absolved the judiciary of blame for alleged delay in the country’s justice system. Onnoghen made the assertion while speaking to State House Correspondents yesterday after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He noted that early dispensation of justice was…
Onnoghen updates Buhari on activities of judiciary
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Tuesday, updated President Muhammadu Buhari on activities of the nation’s judiciary. Onnoghen, who spoke to State House correspondents on the outcome of the closed door meeting with the President, said he kept the president abreast of latest developments in the judiciary. He added that “I am…