Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, has called on the National Assembly to amend laws and allow termination of most appeals at intermediary courts, to reduce burden on the Supreme Court.
Woes of the justice delivery system in Nigeria have been further compounded by the number of cases pending before already overwhelmed judges, who may have abandoned them for political matters.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, yesterday, revealed that the Supreme Court is now having the lowest number of Justices in its history.
Lamentations by the leadership of the country’s judiciary on the increasing volume of cases in the courts, and how these constitute a serious burden on the judicial system, is a development that should worry all well-meaning Nigerians.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, yesterday, urged new judges to be wary of “landmines” on their paths, even as he encouraged them to uphold integrity while discharging their duties.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, will, tomorrow, swear-in 23 newly appointed judges of the Federal High Court.
The Chief Judge of the Federation Justice, Olukayode Ariwoola, on Monday charged Judges and Justices to be abreast with the current issues in the telecom industry to ensure fair adjudication.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, will, on Wednesday, September 20, administer oath of office on newly appointed justices of the Court of Appeal.
The Supreme Court has refuted rumours suggesting President Bola Tinubu held a phone conversation with Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, where both discussed the outcome of presidential election petitions.
Counsel to Ecobank Plc., in the alleged Honeywell debt recovery saga, Mr. Kunle Ogunba, yesterday, dragged the law firm of Wole Olanipekun & Co. before the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and the Body of Benchers.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, yesterday, urged jurists and legal professionals not to sit by and watch the country degenerate but rather wake up to their role of charting a course for national development.
The trend by key players in the judiciary arm of government to sanitise the sector, and ensure adherence to court processes is commendable, just as it deserves encouragement. As a veritable third arm of government essentially charged with the dispensation of justice, the judiciary plays an indispensable pivotal role ....