Amend existing laws to provide reasonable, practicable but non-extendable timelines for doing virtually everything that is done in court - filing of processes, service of processes
29 Nov 2021
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has said it will not be out of place for lawyers to subject judges to criticism, where necessary
7 Mar 2021
A proposal to extend the retirement age of judges of superior courts of the record is not unduly outlandish, given the peculiarities of their Lordships’ pre-occupation
4 Jan 2021
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.
29 Dec 2020
Judges are very essential in any given society. They adjudicate over conflicts between parties and give verdicts.
7 Jan 2020
A group known as Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN), has expressed support for the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mohammed Tanko, on his recent call for the appointment of additional Court of Appeal
24 Sep 2019
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.
14 Sep 2019
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.
21 Jun 2018
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…
11 May 2018
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…
12 Dec 2017
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...
14 Oct 2016
The manner in which the Directorate of State Services has gone about these arrests leaves much to be desired, because I know, as a legal practitioner, that there are ways of disciplining erring judges.