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National Judicial Council

27 Nov 2017
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.....
19 Oct 2017
Babalakin said this in Lagos yesterday while delivering a paper, titled: "Law and The Society", as the Guest Lecturer at the Annual Reunion of Government College Ibadan Old Boys' Association (GCIOBA).
19 Oct 2017
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...
28 Sep 2017
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.
19 Sep 2017
Walter Onnoghen broke the news while speaking at the opening of the 2017/2018 Legal Year, and the swearing-in of 29 members of the Nigerian Bar Association conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in Abuja.
15 Aug 2017
Judicial officers who were indicted and suspended from office were recently recalled on the ground that there are no charges preferred against them since their suspension or have been exonerated by the court...
26 Jul 2017
I think a major impediment to commercial law practice in Nigeria is the problem of multiplicity of required permits and approvals, delays and bureaucratic obstacles at regulatory bodies like the Corporate Affairs Commission and NIMASA.
13 Jun 2017
What the DSS did October last year was to humiliate the country and rape the rule of law. Is it the way judges were humiliated that will help fight corruption? It is bad!
11 Jun 2017
The National Judicial Council (NJC), yesterday, declared that no appeal has been filed against Justice Adeniyi Ademola, contrary to the position of the office of Attorney General and Minister of Justice over the issue.  
6 Jun 2017
A law-based non-governmental organization, Law and Empowerment Initiative has advocated desk review of the planned judicial reform in Nigeria.
4 Jun 2017
The statement recalled that the affected judicial officers were directed to excuse themselves from office with effect from November 2, 2016 "to maintain the integrity and sanctity of the judiciary and sustain public confidence."
23 May 2017
Admitting though that Nigerian judiciary was totally free from ethical misconducts, he also told the Senate that judicial officers are products of the same corrupt society.


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