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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.
11 Apr 2017
Fighting corruption involves stepping on many toes, some of which are very sensitive and powerful toes. And as it is often said, when you fight corruption, corruption tries to fight back.
2 Apr 2017
In the past, people used to refer to judges as people that were disciplined and sober, but I don’t think that is obtainable today going by the effect of corruption. There is no sobriety in the profession again.
24 Mar 2017
In 1958, the then Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Stafford Foster Sutton was to retire. He had earlier served as Attorney General of Kenya from 1944-1948 and served also as attorney General of British Malaya from 1948-1950.
21 Mar 2017
These times have long gone and with the abundance of talent trained either here in Nigeria or abroad we have more than enough qualified Judges to fill any void in our appellate Court system.
7 Mar 2017
The House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary has urged the federal government to prioritise funding for the Judiciary.At the consideration of this year’s budget proposals of National Judicial Council....
5 Feb 2017
Why has President Buhari refused to forward Justice Onnoghen’s name to the Senate? Why has the government failed to offer any explanation? What is the implication of this action on the health of the nations institutions?
31 Jan 2017
Human rights activist and lawyer, Chief Malcolm Omirhobo has sued President Muhammadu Buhari and others at the Federal High Court, Abuja, praying for an order to stop the trial of judicial officers accused of corruption.....
23 Jan 2017
It is meant to honor and celebrate members of this honorable and noble profession who have distinguished themselves creditably and by so doing encouraged others to emulate and excel as well.
3 Jan 2017
To somebody who never knew how it goes, he may end up concluding that the judge in question might have wriggle out himself in a corrupt manner.

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