National Judicial Council
NJC may sack Onnoghen, Mohammed to end crisis
The National Judicial Council (NJC) yesterday gave the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen and the one acting, Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed...
NJC meets today without Onnoghen, Mohammed
The National Judicial Council (NJC) will hold an emergency meeting today over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen.
PDP, Atiku, Saraki reject appointment of acting CJN
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have rejected the appointment of acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The PDP in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Friday in Abuja, said that the PDP rejected in its entirety, the attempts to foist an illegal Chief…
NJC recommends sack of justices over alleged misconduct
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the dismissal of Justices R. N. Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court and James T. Agbadu-Fishim of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.
Time to hunt unholy cows out of temple of justice
It is an incontrovertible universal truth that public corruption breeds in malignant proportions in Nigeria. The decadence has festered for years and grafted itself into every sphere of our society and polity. It is a potent, ruinous danger to our democracy and development as a nation. The more we try to fight the menace, the…
‘Why investigators, prosecutors need to sharpen skills
To achieve quick justice delivery in Nigeria’s criminal justice administration faces critical impediment such as the incessant use of legal technicalities. Such predicament diminishes the sacred public trust on the criminal justice system and defeat government’s policy trust to fight corruption as encapsulated in the campaign promises of the present administration. The quest to however,…
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.