Thursday, 1st June 2023


4 May
Evidence of the scope of the mess created by Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) under the leadership of Mahmood Yakubu began to emerge this past week.
4 Apr
Until we go back to the philosophy of our forefathers at the Lancaster Constitutional Conference, we will continue to be at the same spot. Dr. Nnamidi Azikiwe, said let us forget our differences, Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Sardauna Ahmadu Bello...
16 Feb
The group urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) to direct that no cases be assigned to her pending hearing and determination of the appeal before the Supreme Court.
4 Feb
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday swore in Hon. Justice Ayedun Olusegun Odusola as the 12th Chief Judge of the State.
31 Jan
The reinstatement of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia by the National Judicial Council (NJC), after she was sacked on the recommendation of the same council, has expectedly continued to generate mixed reactions and raised posers about the propriety of the extenuating circumstances.
20 Jan
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has condemned in strong terms failure by some state governments to pay retirement benefits to judges. The Council, in a statement yesterday, described the action of the affected states as worrisome and condemnable in all ramifications. In the statement made available to newsmen at the end of the Council’s meeting,…
27 Oct 2022
The on-going move by the Court of Appeal to make lawyers its members on that bench is encouraging and worthy of being pursued to its logical end.
16 Sep 2022
The Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BoSAN), yesterday, in Abuja, kicked against the appointment policy of justices to the Supreme Court, describing it as flawed.
13 Sep 2022
Stakeholders in the justice sector have raised the need for a review of appointment of judicial officers. They said it wouldn’t only expedite judicial process, but help in the administration of justice.
30 Aug 2022
Six months after the Court of Appeal voided the compulsory retirement of Justice Gladys Olotu of the Federal High Court, the Supreme Court is expected to give its verdict in the suit between the National Judicial Council (NJC) as Appellant/Applicant and Justice Olotu, the president of Nigeria...
30 Jul 2022
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), on Friday, asked the National Judicial Council (NJC) and the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) to begin a probe of Akwa Ibom Chief Judge
23 Jun 2022
Move to settle out of court in a suit instituted against the National Assembly, Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and National Judicial Council (NJC), seeking pay review for judges, has collapsed.


2 hours ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated governors who recently emerged as leaders of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) respectively. The President's felicitation was contained in a statement from the State House on Thursday. "I congratulate the Governor of Kwara State, His Excellency Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on his emergence as the Chairman…
2 hours ago
President Bola Tinubu is currently meeting with Tajudeen Abbas and Ben Kalu, both contenders for the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker positions respectively. The meeting currently ongoing, is coming immediately after the President earlier met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, also in…
3 hours ago
The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kyari says no going back on the removal of fuel subsidy. Speaking during a consultative meeting with the Sen Abdullahi Adamu led national working committee (NWC) of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja, he maintained that the subsidy regime…
3 hours ago
President Bola Tinubu on Thursday met with the nation's security apparatus at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he gave marching orders to the nation's security agencies in the country to redouble efforts in dealing with the menace of terrorism, insurgency, banditry, oil theft, sea robbery and piracy among others that have conspired to weigh down…
3 hours ago
The Plateau State House of Assembly has suspended all the Local Government Council chairmen and councillors in the 17 LGAs of the state with immediate effect. The suspension was announced by the Speaker of the House, Ayuba Abok, during the plenary session on Thursday, following a motion moved by Pirfa Tyem, the lawmaker representing the…