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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.
Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has disclosed that even the governors serving on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have joined their All Progressives Congress (APC) counterparts to declare support for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election, adding that “We are now just waiting to swear-in Mr. President in 2019 from what I saw today.”
A U.S. federal judge in Texas ruled Friday that the health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional — a ruling that excited President Donald Trump, but which opposition Democrats vowed to appeal.
The Lagos State Police Command is on the trail of some burglars who allegedly broke into the apartment of a Lieutenant Commander at the Air Force Officers’ Mess on Victoria Island, Lagos State.
Myanmar’s president said Saturday it had been an “auspicious” year for Rakhine state, the violence-scarred territory and epicentre of the Rohingya crisis.
The two most successful clubs in English football will face off in this weekend’s standout Premier League fixture at Anfield on Sunday afternoon as pacesetters, Liverpool face fading force, Manchester United in the North-West derby
Police have arrested five suspected kidnappers of 14-year-old son of Bauchi politician, Alhaji Bashir Bukar Rimin Zayam, and the daughter of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Toro Local Government Area, Alhaji Sha’aban.
Neymar is set to start Paris Saint-Germain’s crucial Champions League tie at Red Star Belgrade if he comes through a pre-match training session unscathed, coach Thomas Tuchel said on Monday.
The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari did not consult 91 political parties before refusing to sign the electoral bill because he needed to act in the best interest of the nation.
Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad says South Africa could step in as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
Police in Nasarawa confirm the abduction of David Ayele, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Obi II state constituency in the 2019 election.