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18 Nov 2016
It is curious indeed that President Muhammadu Buhari delayed for nearly a month naming a successor to the retired Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Mahmud Mohammed.
30 Oct 2016
I greatly admire Mr Justice Mahmud Mohammed, the Chief Justice of Nigeria. It seems to me that the country’s top jurist, spare of flesh, is full of the courage of his convictions. ...
27 Oct 2016
The rule of law provision in the constitution is supposed to be the most potent defender of the democratic principles of equality of all citizens before the law.
25 Oct 2016
The National Judicial Council (NJC) yesterday inaugurated a 10-man Judicial Ethics Committee with a mandate to review the code of conduct for judicial officers in the country.
16 Oct 2016
In my ombudsman column for the Trust titles last month, I wrote at length on what should be the role of the media in the anti-graft war at this point in time.
3 Aug 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari’s lamentation that the Bench is not doing enough to assist in fighting the monster of corruption is a cry from the heart shared absolutely by all Nigerians. No doubt the temple of Justice has sometimes been the refuge of criminals.
26 Jul 2016
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed has said that, given the increased complexity of disputes in the country, the judiciary must do more to strike a balance between chaos and order in society.
18 Jul 2016
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the compulsory retirement of Justice Mohammed Nasiru Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division and Justice Olamide Folahanmi Oloyede ...
12 Jul 2016
Justice Peter Affen of the High Court of the FCT is always quick to say in many of the matters before him that the judiciary is always on trial. However, it may seem now that it is the three arms of government that are on trial.
21 Jun 2016
Well, I am hearing rumours of change in the system. Unfortunately, again, I blamed the judiciary for their problems. In the first place, being appointed a judge of the highest court anywhere in the world is a very serious matter...
21 Jun 2016
Encomiums yesterday began pouring in for legal luminary and former Supreme Court Justice, Niki Tobi who died over the weekend at the National Hospital, Abuja aged 76.
17 May 2016
Trial of former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu on the N5.6 billion-fraud allegation was yesterday stalled at the Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja.


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