National Judicial Council
Irked by the activities of erring judges in the country, one of the newly appointed Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN), Samuel Atung, has frowned on the professional misconduct of some Judges who issue conflicting judgments.
A Professor of Public Law in the Faculty of Law, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife, Amos Idowu, has urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) not to spare any judge or lawyer who acts against the ethics of the profession.
The Chief Judge (CJ) of Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, on Friday, expressed happiness that non of the judges of the court was involved in the findings of the National Judicial Council (NJC) on the recent conflicting court orders by three judges.
Judicial watchdog, Access to Justice (A2J), yesterday, berated National Judicial Council (NJC) over alleged flouting of guidelines in the appointment of officers.
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.
27 Jul 2021
Chief Magistrate Kikelomo Odeyemi-Ayeye of the Lagos judiciary in this interview with JOSEPH ONYEKWERE, calls for reform of the magistracy in Nigeria.
13 Jul 2021
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.
4 Jun 2021
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…