29 Jan 2021
After 13 months of being stubborn Cross River state executive and House of Assembly, yesterday, bowed to pressure by confirming Justice Akon Ikpeme as Chief Judge (CJ).
20 Jan 2021
The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, dismissed objection raised by National Judicial Council (NJC) against hearing of a suit filed by a dismissed judge, Rita Ofili Ajumogobia.
21 Dec 2020
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended compulsory retirement of the Grand Kadi of Yobe State, Shu’aibu Talba, and a judge of the Osun State High Court, Justice Abdulkareem Abdulrasaq, for alleged age falsification.
12 Dec 2020
The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State, Mr. Fred Udeogu, has dragged the state Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Anselm Nwigwe, before the National Judicial Council (NJC) and Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) over alleged abuse of office.
10 Nov 2020
As Cross River state remains for almost one year without a substantive Chief Judge, the Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) in Cross River and Akwa Ibom...
6 Oct 2020
Justice sector advocacy group, Access to Justice has condemned the undue delay by President Muhammadu Buhari in forwarding for senate confirmation, names of justices recommended by the National Judicial Council (NJC) to be appointed to the Supreme Court. The group said the president has inflicted incalculable long-term damage to the integrity and independence of the…
5 Oct 2020
Senator Ndoma-Egba has warned that the National Judicial Council (NJC) will not bow to pressure to confirm a junior judge as substantive Chief Judge of Cross River State.
15 Sep 2020
The Nigeria Judicial Council (NJC) and Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) have insisted on the confirmation of Justice Akon Ikpeme as the substantive chief judge of Cross River State...
14 Aug 2020
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of 22 judicial officers as justices of Supreme Court, heads of court, judges of High Court of states, kadis of states Sharia Court of Appeal and judges of Customary Court of Appeal.
23 Jul 2020
Justice Beatrice Iliya has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) over alleged plot by the Gombe State Government to stop her from becoming the state’s Chief Judge
14 Jul 2020
The judicial sector watch-dog, Access to Justice (A2J) has warned that the act of cherry-picking persons to be appointed as judges would undermine the independence of Nigerian judiciary.
24 Jun 2020
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has dismissed a petition by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Justice Taiwo O. Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja.