Secretary, Presidential Implementation Committee on Autonomy of States’ Legislature and Judiciary, Senator Ita Enang, has urged state Chief Judges (CJs) and Head of Courts to be cautious
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of six Chief Judges and 31 others as Judicial Officers to beef up judicial functions in some states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Two days ago, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad had cause to warn States’ Chief Judges, after summoning and meeting seven of them, to desist from indiscriminate granting of ex parte orders....
This position paper sets out to examine the crucial place of an organic constitution in consolidating the logic of democracy as the best known mechanism for effective regulation and coordination of human affairs in any given political setting.
The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed June 25 for judgment in a suit seeking to stop the appointment of 18 new Justices of the Court of Appeal. Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo picked the date yesterday after parties in the matter adopted their processes in relation to the suit. The plaintiff, the Incorporated Trustees…
The suspension of the 64-day-old nationwide strike embarked upon by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has been received with mixed feelings in Abuja. Some lawyers described the suspension as a welcome development, owing to the strategic importance of the judiciary, others expressed the reservation that since all issues which warranted the strike have…
Re: judicial anarchy perpetrated by Anambra chief judge: we support Prince Engr. Arthur Eze's petition to the NJC
Ukpo Improvement Union, North America (UIU, NA) supports Prince Engr. Arthur Eze's meritorious petition to the National Judicial Council (NJC) against the Chief Judge of Anambra State, Hon. Onochie Anyachebelu in his quest to exhume and resurrect the Abba-Ukpo land case which has been decided by the Supreme Court. UIU (North America) further supports the President General Ukpo Improvement Union, Hon. Chuks Chukwuka in his petition to the Legal Practitioners' Privileges Committee against gross violations of rules of professional conduct by Barrister Arthur Obi (SAN), on the same subject matter.
Umuenyere Alayi autonomous community in Bende Council of Abia State has dragged Justice Benson Anya of the state’s judiciary before the National Judicial Council (NJC) for allegedly ordering the release of six prisoners ahead of serving out their terms.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has admitted his difficulty in faulting the industrial action embarked upon by Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
Stakeholders in the temple of justice have often clamoured for quality judgment and acceleration of justice delivery in various court levels across Nigeria.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has alerted the public on an online advertisement purporting an ongoing massive recruitment exercise at the Council for 2021, describing it as a scam.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, fixed April 23 for judgment in a suit filed by the Ondo State Chief Judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu against the state governor and five others over a viral video....