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The National Judicial Council (NJC) under the Chairmanship of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, has recommended the compulsory retirement of Justice S. O. Falola of Osun State High Court from the Bench.
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About two weeks ago, Mr Olumide Akpata, a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), at the International Bar Association (IBA) conference in Paris, France, lamented that only by sheer luck will the Nigerian judiciary
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The admonition lately given to 23 new High Court judges by no less a personality than the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola, could not have come at a more auspicious time.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and chairman of National Judicial Council (NJC), Olukayode Ariwoola, will in his last quarterly meeting of the council on Wednesday and Thursday, unveil new 11 Justices of the Supreme Court for transmission to President Bola Tinubu’s approval
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, has called on the National Assembly to amend laws and allow termination of most appeals at intermediary courts, to reduce burden on the Supreme Court.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, has charged the judiciary to be neutral arbiters and sustain the ethos of democracy to gain public confidence.
Retiring S’Court judge attacks CJN over exclusion of S’East judges from apex court bench, composition of presidential election appeal panel
Supreme Court now has lowest number of justices in history, says CJN A retiring Justice of the Supreme Court, Musa Dattijo Muhammad, opened the Pandora box on Friday with his brutal criticism of the “absolute powers” of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), when he faulted the composition of the panel that gave the…
Composition of presidential election appeal panel dangerous for democracy, says retiring Supreme Court judge
An outgoing justice of the Supreme Court, Dattijo Muhammad, has hit out at the way the presidential election appeal panel was set up, saying it is dangerous for democracy in Nigeria.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, yesterday, revealed that the Supreme Court is now having the lowest number of Justices in its history.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola on Friday revealed that the Supreme Court is now having the lowest number of Justices in its history. According to him, the Apex Court has only 10 Justices on its bench to tackle the heavy workload of pending cases. Justice Ariwoola spoke on the occasion of…
Lamentations by the leadership of the country’s judiciary on the increasing volume of cases in the courts, and how these constitute a serious burden on the judicial system, is a development that should worry all well-meaning Nigerians.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, yesterday, urged new judges to be wary of “landmines” on their paths, even as he encouraged them to uphold integrity while discharging their duties.