National Judicial Council
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.
14 Oct 2016
What seems to be unfolding is the fight against corruption and I think any well-meaning Nigerian and indeed any decent citizen will be in full support of the war against corruption because it is actually killing us.
13 Oct 2016
The National President of Magistrates Association of Nigeria, Mr Sa’idu Safiyanu, says the association is in support of President Muhammad Buhari’s war against corruption.
11 Oct 2016
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mahmud Mohammed, has condemned the arrest of judges by the Department of State Services (DSS), describing the development as deeply distressing.
1 Oct 2016
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended compulsory retirement of Justice Mohammed Tsamiya, the Presiding Justice, Court of Appeal, Ilorin Division, and sack of two others for professional misconduct.
1 Oct 2016
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the dismissal from service of Justice Kabiru M. Auta of the High Court of Kano State, the compulsory retirement from office ...
27 Sep 2016
Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has returned the case file of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, for re-assignment.
23 Sep 2016
A breather was given to the main opposition party in Nigeria - the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) when the key actors of the two divide resolved to work together and forge a common front in the interest of the party and the country.
20 Sep 2016
Justice Mohammed, who spoke at a special session to mark the commencement of the 2016-2017 legal year and the swearing-in of new Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs), said the affected judges were being investigated by...
5 Sep 2016
The Olugbense ruling house of Offa in Kwara State has petitioned the Chairman of National Judicial Council (NJC), the Chief Justice of Nigeria and the Supreme Court. The house has called for a probe into alleged “controversial judgements....