National Judicial Council
That the judiciary is in need of sanitisation is obvious. Before the current democratic dispensation, judicial officers were more forthright and courageous. They confronted ruthless military regimes and held their ground by churning out decisions that were contrary to the wishes of the “emperors”.
Secretary, Presidential Implementation Committee on Autonomy of States’ Legislature and Judiciary, Senator Ita Enang, has urged state Chief Judges (CJs) and Head of Courts to be cautious
Thirty-four lawyers have submitted application for the three high court judge openings approved by the National judicial Council (NJC), while about 24 applied for the two vacant positions of Khadis in the Sharia Court of Appeal.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has set up a probe panel to investigate three High Court judges who issued conflicting ex-parte orders on the same subject matter.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has summoned six Chief Judges over conflicting court orders that emanated from their states in the last one month.
Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Odeyemi-Ayeye of the Lagos judiciary in this interview with JOSEPH ONYEKWERE, calls for reform of the magistracy in Nigeria.
The Deputy Chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), Justice Mary Peter-Odili and the President of the Court of Appeal (PCA), Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, have charged Nigerian judges on diligence and commitment to duty.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has urged the National Assembly to alter the 1999 Constitution to mandate the National Judicial Council (NJC) to fix and review emoluments of judges every four years. In a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Ahuraka Yusuf Isah, the CJN made the appeal…
An Abia state based lawyer, Mr. Iheanyi Anyamele has faulted the petition by Umuenyere Alayi Autonomous Community in Bende local council in Abia State against Justice Benson Anya of the State High Court over the release of six natives of the community from prison.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has alerted the public on an online advertisement purporting an ongoing massive recruitment exercise at the Council for 2021, describing it as a scam.
Anxiety grips Cross River State judiciary as the fourth acting chief judge within a year is set to emerge. Since the retirement of Justice Michael Edem in November 2019,
20 Oct 2020
Legal practitioners in Cross River State have taken to the streets of Calabar protesting against the long absence of a substantive Chief Judge (CJ) in the state.