Sunday, 5th February 2023
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1 day ago
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
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
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
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
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.
17 May 2022
Access to Justice (A2J) has condemned the National Judicial Council (NJC) new Policy Directions on political and election related cases.
30 Mar 2022
In a little-noticed release issued at the end of its meeting on March 16, 2022, Nigeria’s National Judicial Council (NJC), announced that it had disciplined two judges
17 Mar 2022
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has issued warning letters to two judges of the state High Courts and placed one on its “watch list” over acts bordering on judicial misconduct.


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Pope Francis appealed Sunday to the people of South Sudan to lay down their "weapons of hatred" at an open-air mass on the final day of his pilgrimage to a country blighted by violence and poverty. Large crowds of ecstatic worshippers streamed into the John Garang Mausoleum in the capital Juba to see the 86-year-old…
49 mins ago
At least 23 people have died in hundreds of forest fires whipped up amid a blistering heat wave in south central Chile, a senior government official said Saturday night. "We want to mourn the passing of 23 persons," said Deputy Interior Minister Manuel Monsalve, adding that 979 people have been injured in the fires. Monsalve…
54 mins ago
A cargo train derailed in the midwestern United States, sparking a massive fire and triggering the release of small amounts of vinyl chloride, a hazardous chemical, officials said Saturday. No injuries or fatalities were reported after around 50 cars of the 140-car train came off the tracks late Friday near the Ohio-Pennsylvania state border. The…
1 hour ago
As the 2023 general elections approach, the Sultan of Sokoto and the President of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA), His Eminence, Muhammed Abubakar the III, and the President, of the Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), Archbishop Daniel Okoh, have called on Nigerians to eschew ethnoreligious sentiments and vote credible candidates that will revive the economy and ensure fairness and justice in the country.
1 hour ago
Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has died in Dubai aged 79 after a long illness, the army said Sunday.