National Judicial Council
Three judges face NJC probe over issuance of conflicting ex-parte orders
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.
CJN summons six chief judges over conflicting orders
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.
NJC’s deputy chair, Appeal Court President, others charge judges on commitment to duty
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.
CJN seeks legal backing for review of judges’ emoluments as Senate strengthens emergency line
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…
Lawyer faults petition against Abia Judge over release of convicts
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.
Beware of online recruitment scam, NJC warns
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 judiciary as tenure of 3rd acting chief judge expires
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,
Group berates Buhari over delay in appointing apex court justices
Justice sector advocacy group, Access to Justice has condemned the undue delay by President Muhammadu Buhari in forwarding for senate confirmation, names of justices recommended by the National Judicial Council (NJC) to be appointed to the Supreme Court. The group said the president has inflicted incalculable long-term damage to the integrity and independence of the…
Gombe government against my appointment as CJ, judge tells NJC
Justice Beatrice Iliya has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) over alleged plot by the Gombe State Government to stop her from becoming the state’s Chief Judge