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Rivers chief judge Adama Lamikanra pardons 21 inmates

Twenty one prison inmates have regained freedom after they were granted pardon by the Chief Judge of Rivers State, Justice Adama Iyayi Lamikanra.

NJC sets up panel to probe two chief judges, 13 others

The National Judicial Council has constituted separate panels to investigate various allegations of misconduct against two Chief Judges, 13 others.

Legality of ‘special courts’ for corruption cases

The days of the Crusaders of the 11th and 12th centuries and of the Jihadists in the seventh and eighth centuries should, in the 21st century, be consigned to the waste-paper basket of sordid history.

CJs have every right to release prisoners held illegally – Falana

Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has said chief judges and the chief justice of Nigeria are constitutionally empowered to release prisoners deemed to be held illegally.

Practice of granting amnesty to offenders by CJs unconstitutional – SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Sebastine Hon, has said that the practice of granting pardon or amnesty to offenders by state Chief Judges is unconstitutional.

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