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Chairman of the committee, David Umaru (APC, Niger East) who read out the findings and recommendations of the committee, said Mr Abdu-Kafarati satisfies the requirements of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 and the Senate’s standing order as amended.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate requesting the confirmation of Justice Adamu Abdul Kafarati’s appointment as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.
The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the consolidation of 12 suits filed last year bordering on the status of the Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
The Peace Corps of Nigeria, PCN, says the corps is not proscribed by the federal government.
Justice Ibrahim Auta, a former Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, says the judiciary, especially the judges have become victims of corruption allegation in the country.
The ‘persecution’ of the Ogoni leaders was expected but the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the other accused persons-minus Mittee- was a real surprise. Both Ken Saro-wiwa and Gani Fawehinmi knew the trial was a sham. As I explained to the Newsweek magazine, the Auta tribunal was a ‘hangman’s court’.
Justice Babatunde Quadri of Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday adjourned trial of former Governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido, until Nov. 15.
A leading judicial non government organisation, Access to Justice, AJ, has urged the Chief Judge of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to immediately declare a state of emergency in Nigeria’s judiciary to pave way for reforms.
A judicial advocacy group, Access to Justice, has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, to declare a state of emergency in the country’s justice system.
It was learnt that some of the 17 cases were in support of Magu, while the rest sought Magu’s removal from office on the grounds that he had been rejected by the Senate.
The absence of Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court Lagos on Wednesday, stalled proceedings in an application seeking permanent forfeiture of 5.7million dollars belonging to former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Saturday, swore-in Justice Abdu Kafarati as the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.
Outgoing Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, on Tuesday revealed why the court rebuffed an attempt by some politicians to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from contesting the 2015 Presidential election, he eventually won on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
A Swedish prosecutor on Monday requested that WikliLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia on suspicion of rape.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a vagrant, Sikiru Bolaji, for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl, pending the outcome of an investigation.
Toni Kroos has committed his future to Real Madrid by agreeing a contract extension through to 2023.
Thomas Dennerby has praised Nigeria after they defeated hosts Cote d'Ivoire 5-4 on penalties to clinch the 2019 WAFU Women's Cup title.
The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof Charles Dokubo, has lamented the poor response of the people of the region to the Presidential Amnesty Programme for the repentant militants in the region.
Ed Woodward has thrown his weight behind Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite the disastrous end to the club’s season.
Gunmen killed a priest and five parishioners during mass Sunday in an attack on a Catholic church in Dablo, northern Burkina Faso, security sources and a local official said.
Barcelona is set to rival Real Madrid for a world class midfielder when the summer transfer opens at the end of the current season.
A military F-16 fighter jet crashed into a commercial building at March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley, California, on Thursday night.
A member of the House of Representatives, has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s reappointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).