National Judicial Council
15 Nov 2016
The judiciary and it supervisory organ, the National Judicial Council (NJC), have been in the eye of the storm lately due to allegations of corruption within the system.
10 Nov 2016
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has cleared Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja of wrongdoing in his judgment, which sacked Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu from office.
8 Nov 2016
Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to declare as unlawful the raid and arrest of judges by the State Security Services (SSS).
4 Nov 2016
The decision was the outcome of a two-day meeting by the NJC following call by the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) for the council to suspend the judges and save the judiciary from further embarrassment.
1 Nov 2016
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said that it would soon commence full investigation into the arrest of some judges by the Department of State Services (DSS) to determine the alleged abuses of their human rights.
1 Nov 2016
The ceremony, which took place at the National Judicial Institute was performed personally by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman of NJC, Justice Mahmud Mohammed.
1 Nov 2016
A brief excursion into Nigeria here will do some help. Nigeria is a federation that operates a written and rigid constitution. Every institution derives and exercises their power from it.
25 Oct 2016
The National Judicial Council (NJC) yesterday inaugurated a 10-man Judicial Ethics Committee with a mandate to review the code of conduct for judicial officers in the country.
20 Oct 2016
The upper legislative chamber directed the panel to do whatever it could within its constitutional oversight powers to carry out the assignment.
18 Oct 2016
The recent raid of the residence of several judges including Supreme Court justices is causing more than a stir for several reasons. One, the raids were done largely in the dead of night, about the time that armed marauders operate.
14 Oct 2016
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has said the action of the Department State Service (DSS) against the seven serving federal judges was a denigration of the entire judiciary as an institution.