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Nigerian judiciary to enforce email deadline July 16

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has restated his earlier directive for lawyers and judges to ensure the use of electronic emailing system for transfer of information from July 16.

Chief Justice Onnoghen charges newly appointed judges on integrity, ethics

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, has charged Newly Appointed Justices of the Court of Appeal to act with dignity and perform their duties with the highest standards needed to uphold and maintain the integrity of their office.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Justice Onnoghen: Adherence to rule of law will solve Nigeria’s problems

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has declared that most problems of the country would be resolved through strict adherence to the rule of law.

CJN: Courts overwhelmed with cases of police extortion, brutality

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has directed Chief Judges of the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to compel Chief Magistrates to conduct an inspection of Police Stations or other detention centres within their territorial jurisdiction.
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Rights abuse: Chief Justice Onnoghen directs magistrates to inspect police cells every month

Chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has directed all chief magistrates across the country to inspect police detention facilities in their areas on a monthly basis.

Be good ambassadors of judiciary – CJN tells judges

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Tuesday, tasked judges to change the negative perception about judiciary through their conduct.

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen swears in seven new judges of FCT high court

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Tuesday swore in seven newly appointed judges of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court with a charge to them to redeem the image of the judiciary.

Buhari and the June 12 saga

There are three aspects – the strategic, the political and the legal – to the Federal Government’s decision to replace May 29 with June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, and to confer on the late Chief MKO Abiola, the highest honour in the land.

Chief Justice Onnoghen tasks judges on stringent punishment for electricity, pipeline vandals

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and chairman, Board of Governors, National Judicial Institute (NJI), Abuja, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Monday, said the judiciary would be stringent in applying punishment for electricity and pipeline vandals.

Chief Justice Onnoghen: Any government disobeying court orders is inviting anarchy

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has again warned about the possible effects of disobeying court orders.

Group demands thorough investigation into Senator Saraki, Governor Ahmed cultists allegation

A political pressure group in Kwara State, the Coalition of Concerned Kwara Citizens, has backed movement of arrested cultists in Kwara State to Abuja by the Inspector General of Polic (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, saying that the movement followed normal police investigation procedure.

Governor Ambode: Judiciary, security sector reforms targeted at growing Lagos GDP

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has said the major reforms being implemented in both judiciary and security sectors in the State were targeted at creating a sound pedestal for residents to be productive and in turn boost the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the State.

Rivers APC crisis: Senator Magnus Abe asks President Buhari to intervene

An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Magnus Abe, on Monday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the internal conflict rocking the party in Rivers State.

President Buhari’s impeachment: Mission impossible

Impeachment is a serious and sensitive political process that could lead to the removal of the affected political leader from office. The primary issue is whether or not President Buhari has indeed committed any offence, any violation of the Constitution that should warrant his impeachment?

Chief Justice Onnoghen: ‎Judges don’t need to form an association

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday rejected the call for the formation of an association of Nigerian judges.

Senator Ekweremadu: APC plotting to silence opposition – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the motion ex parte filed by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property seeking the forfeiture of 22 assets allegedly not declared by the Deputy President of the Senate, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu, was plot to silence the opposition.

PDP: APC won’t allow Olisa Metuh get justice

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), to protect the judiciary from the “intrusion” of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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.

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