National Judicial Council
6 Oct 2020
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…
23 Jul 2020
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
5 May 2020
Justice Reform Project (JRP) has warned that the absence of transparency in the process of the appointment of judicial officers by the National Judicial Council (NJC), will diminished the process.
24 Mar 2020
It is regrettable although I do not have the facts but the reality of the matter is that it is an unhealthy development.
8 Mar 2020
Days after the Cross River State House of Assembly (CRSHA) turned down the confirmation of Justice Akon Ikpeme, as the state’s substantive chief judge on the ground that she hails from Akwa Ibom State
4 Jan 2020
Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has pledged that his administration would ensure the independence of the judiciary and ensure the rule of law.
20 Dec 2019
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of six heads of court, 26 judges for state high courts as well as a Kadi for the Sharia Court of Appeal.
14 Dec 2019
Civil Rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has expressed utter and absolute shock at the failure of the chief Justice of Nigeria
30 Oct 2019
The Senate has expressed concern over the poor welfare package for judges.
16 Oct 2019
So, it set me on a collision course with elements in my party first and foremost. Secondly in 2015, I contested against seven other people. Some of these people were considered to be scions of some well-established families in the state.
24 Sep 2019
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, yesterday sought financial autonomy for the judiciary to enable that arm of government perform its functions more creditably.
19 Jun 2019
A Kogi High Court sitting in Koton-Karfe has ruled that the executive and legislature could not remove the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, without recourse to the National Judicial Council (NJC). It also declared that Chief Registrar of the state High Court held a statutory position as the judiciary’s accounting officer and therefore, not…