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Senate to write Chief Justice Onnoghen over court judgment stopping Electoral Act amendment

The Senate has resolved to write the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to expressed their reservations about the judgment by a Federal High Court stopping the National Assembly from overriding President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the amended Electoral Act.

Chief Justice Onnoghen to inaugurate ESVARBON disciplinary tribunal

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, will inaugurate Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) 14-member disciplinary tribunal in few weeks time.

Justice Mukhtar: Lobbying, godfatherism behind fallen standard of justice

The first female Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar, has attributed the falling standard of justice delivery in the country to lobbying, favouritism and godfatherism in the appointment of judicial officers.

Corruption: Chief Justice Onnoghen unfolds 13 reforms as judges get travel guide

The judiciary is not relaxing the efforts to restore its pride, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has said.

Olisa Metuh: Justice Abang a disgrace to the judiciary – Governor Fayose

“The judge’s utterances during last month’s court appearance when he was told that Metuh was on admission and could not appear in court was a clear demonstration of malice and desperation to convict an accused person at all cost.”

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen mourns ex-CJN Dahiru Musdapher

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has mourned the late former CJN Dahiru Mustapher who died on Monday.

President Buhari mourns ex-Chief Justice Dahiru Musdapher

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Jigawa over the passing away of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, according to a statement.

INEC seeks Justice Onnoghen’s intervention over conflicting court judgements

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, to help address the spate of conflicting judgements on electoral cases in the country.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Justice Walter Onnoghen urges judges to remain firm as public perception of judiciary improves

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has urged judges to be strong, courageous, fair but firm to sustain the ongoing improvement of public perception in the judiciary.

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen charges 4,283 new lawyers to be honest

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has charged 4,283 new lawyers called to the Bar yesterday to be honest with their clients when advising them on their chances of winning a case.

We may revisit files of 20 indicted ex-governors – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it might revisit the case files of 20 former state governors it indicted for corruption in 2008.

Justice Ademola’s resignation, an afterthought – NJC

The National Judicial Council said on Thursday that it had recommended Justices Adeniyi Ademola and Segun Tokode, both of the Federal High Court for compulsory retirement over acts of misconduct.

NJC panel set to meet with EFCC, ICPC over high-profile corruption cases

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has evolved a new practice direction that will fast track hearing and determination of all pending high-profile corruption cases.


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