National Judicial Council
Access to Justice seeks public input in judicial appointment
Access to Justice has called for public input in judicial appointments, saying such is of high public interest and have significant consequences for the general public.
NJC panel moves to monitor trial of corruption cases
The committee raised by the National Judicial Council (NJC) to monitor corruption cases has resolved to engage prosecutorial bodies, including the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.....
Suspended Ondo magistrates petition NJC, say JSC action illegal
One of the suspended magistrates, Aderonke Fadoju, disclosed this to journalists in Akure, saying copies of the petition have been sent to the Attorney General of Federation (AGF), Magistrates Association of Nigeria (MAN) and the...
Justice Salami leads panel to monitor trial of graft cases
The appointment was approved by NJC, headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, as part of the decisions reached at the 82nd meeting of the council.
‘It is unfitting for a docked judge to be recalled’
Judicial officers who were indicted and suspended from office were recently recalled on the ground that there are no charges preferred against them since their suspension or have been exonerated by the court...
Procedural approach to justice administration contributing to delays in justice delivery, says Ajogwu
I think a major impediment to commercial law practice in Nigeria is the problem of multiplicity of required permits and approvals, delays and bureaucratic obstacles at regulatory bodies like the Corporate Affairs Commission and NIMASA.
Judges recall: No appeal filed against Ademola, says NJC
The National Judicial Council (NJC), yesterday, declared that no appeal has been filed against Justice Adeniyi Ademola, contrary to the position of the office of Attorney General and Minister of Justice over the issue.
Group recommends desk review of judicial reform in Nigeria
A law-based non-governmental organization, Law and Empowerment Initiative has advocated desk review of the planned judicial reform in Nigeria.