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Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called for the appointment of additional judges for the Supreme Court, amid fall in the number of justices of the court in the last two years.
By virtue of section 230 of the 1999 Constitution, the Supreme Court of Nigeria ought to comprise the Chief Justice of Nigeria and such other justices not exceeding 21 as may be proscribed by the Act of the National Assembly.
An early morning fire, yesterday, destroyed vital documents and furniture at a section of the Supreme Court complex in the Three Arms Zone, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
A section of the Supreme Court was gutted by fire on Monday morning, but there were no casualties.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, will, on Wednesday, September 20, administer oath of office on newly appointed justices of the Court of Appeal.
Nigerians are set to be treated to another round of legal fireworks over the February 25th presidential election as former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his Labour Party (LP) counterpart, Peter Obi...
Nigeria's two main opposition parties will go to the Supreme Court to appeal a ruling rejecting their challenge to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's February election victory, their legal teams said Thursday.
A Supreme Court judge in Brazil has authorized police to access the bank account records of ex-president Jair Bolsonaro and his wife, Michelle, over allegations they embezzled jewelry and other official gifts, media reports said. Bolsonaro and former aides are under investigation over allegations they tried to illegally keep and sell expensive gifts received from…
President Bola Tinubu has sent birthday greetings to former Executive Governor of Rivers State, Dr Peter Odili, as he marks his 75th birthday on Tuesday. President Tinubu also joined the celebrant's family, friends, and well-wishers in celebrating a life defined by remarkable accomplishments and an unwavering focus on human capacity development and political mentorship. Recognizing…
The rumour that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu held a telephone conversation with the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, over the outcome of the petitions filed against the 2023 presidential election...
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria and an International Arbitrator, Mrs. Dorothy Ufot, has differed on the Supreme Court’s position that the enforcement of an award starts from the day of the contract breach, on the basis of the statute of limitation, rather than from the day the award was made.
Supreme Court Judge, Justice Chima Centus Nweze, has died aged 64. Although his family is yet to speak about his demise at the time of this report but a source said he died on Sunday following a brief illness. Justice Nweze, a native of Obollo, Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, was born on…