PDP wants CJN to protect judiciary from fascist policies
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday admonished the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, to protect the judiciary from the “unconstitutional and repressive fascist policies being foisted on the system by the President Muhammadu Buhari presidency.”
How lawyers forged judgments to get SAN title, by CJN
An unspecified number of lawyers have been apprehended for forging court judgments in a bid to qualify as Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN).
Why some customary practices in Nigeria are illegal
As legal practitioners, you cannot close your eyes to the social, political and economic problems of our time. Therefore, you have a duty to help rescue our society from pervasive lawlessness, corruption and anti-social activities.” Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
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…