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17 May
Access to Justice (A2J) has condemned the National Judicial Council (NJC) new Policy Directions on political and election related cases.
9 Nov 2021
Access to Justice (A2J) has urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) to cancel the appointment of high court judges in Abia State, over the allegations of corruption against it.
20 Jul 2021
Access to Justice (A2J) has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad and the National Judicial Council (NJC) to reconsider the vacation periods announced by various heads of court...
6 Jul 2021
Access to Justice (A2J) has denounced what it described as the horrific and brutal manner the Department of State Service (DSS) raided the residence of Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, Oyo State and called for the resignation of the DSS director.
18 May 2021
Despite concerns by the government and other relevant stakeholders, courts across the country have remained shut since April 6, 2021, when Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) members began their strike to press for financial autonomy...
27 Apr 2021
Access to Justice (A2J) has urged promoters of the Constitution alteration Bill on judicial reforms to revisit it again, as it requires from the judiciary, a stronger share of the responsibility and accountability for resolving many of the issues raised in the Bill.
6 Apr 2021
The justice sector watchdog, Access to Justice has called on the presidency to immediately remove Mr. Danladi Umar from office as the chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), following his recent assault on a security guard in Abuja.
13 Feb 2021
“In this state and, of course, the riverine state of Nigeria, we must resist it. We must stop it. Every one of us must rise up. The armed forces are not neutral.
15 Dec 2020
Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, has called for collaborative efforts with the Federal Government of Nigeria towards investigating and possible trial of war crimes against Boko Haram insurgents and the Nigeria Security Forces (NSF).
10 Nov 2020
Following the freezing of some EndSARS promoters accounts by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Access to Justice (A2J) has denounced the action.
31 Oct 2020
Director Access To Justice Action Group, Joseph Otteh has said that going house to house to search for alleged looted palliatives is not only illegal but also unconstitutional.
28 Feb 2019
Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has advised the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, not to challenge the outcome of the election. Agbakoba said while there were alleged massive irregularities, which peeved the PDP, the party should shun the courts in the interest of…

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The Nigerian Army has dismissed an online report on purported disquiet among its personnel over unpaid emoluments, and poor working conditions among others.
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The Fulani and Gbagi Community in Paiko Kore in Gwagwalada Area Council in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday engaged in a clash following the plan by the federal government to plant pasture in their community to reduce the moving around of cattle. The crisis started when the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammed…
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In his determination to ensure stability in internal security and a safe environment conducive for the conduct of the 2023 General Elections, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba has approved the organisation of the third edition of the Conference and Retreat for Senior Police Officers.
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Socio-economic activities were grounded for the second time in Enugu State, yesterday, following a sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
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• World Bank calls for sovereign debt changes ahead of looming recession • Cold attitude to reforms harming domestic investment outlook, experts say  • ‘Challenge western countries but with better policy options’ • Nigeria’s Eurobond rises by about 100% in six months Nigeria is gradually inching towards a financial ‘blockade’ at the international financial market,…