Cleric wants biannual assets declaration by politicians, judges
For Nigeria to effectively tackle corruption, President Muhammadu Buhari should lead other politicians and judges to declare their assets twice every year and to be published in two national dailies.
Stakeholders demand strict adherence to guidelines for judicial appointments
Judges are very essential in any given society. They adjudicate over conflicts between parties and give verdicts.
‘How judicial clerks can reduce burden on judges’
With the overwhelming court cases in the country, a legal practitioner Kanyo Odoe has said that employing the services of judicial clerks can lessen the burden on judges and encourage prompt judgment.
NFIU directs banks to provide account details of judges, NASS members
In a letter dated September 10, 2019, the NFIU said the information being sought include account names and numbers of the officials. The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has requested banks to forward the account details of all legislative and judiciary officials in the country.
FG approves 28 judges for courts
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 28 judicial officers for the Court if Appeal and High Courts. The approval followed the recommendation of National Judicial Council (NJC). A statement issued yesterday by the Media Director of NJC, Mr. Soji Oye, read that out of the number, 12 would be serving as justices of…
Niger committed to welfare of magistrates, judges – Bello
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Friday said that the state government was committed to the welfare of magistrates and judges in the state. Bello, represented by the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Mr Nasara Danmallam, stated this at the maiden Magistrates Association of Nigeria (MAN), Niger State Chapter Annual Week in Minna. “Let…
EFCC lacks power to try sitting judges, says Appeal Court
The Court of Appeal, Lagos division, yesterday ruled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) does not have powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officers...