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Governor Bagudu, Kebbi House debunk Justice Karatu’s claims on appointment confirmation

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and Kebbi State House of Assembly on Friday debunked claims by the acting Chief Judge of the state, Justice Elizabeth Asabe Karatu, that the house confirmed her as the substantive chief judge of the state.

Court to rule on suit seeking to stop confirmation of acting CJN Tanko July...

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday fixed July 12 to deliver judgment in the suit seeking an order to halt the appointment of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, as the substantive Chief Justice.
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NJC commends President Buhari for accepting Justice Onnoghen’s retirement

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for accepting the voluntary retirement of the immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, appointed Justice Kazeem Alogba as the acting Chief Judge of Lagos State.

Governor Sanwo-Olu appoints Justice Alogba as acting Lagos CJ

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, appointed Justice Kazeem Alogba as the acting Chief Judge of Lagos State.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Justice Tanko justifies suspension of ex-CJN Onnoghen

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has justified President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of erstwhile CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen upon the January 25, 2019 ex-parte order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

President Buhari had powers to sack Justice Onnoghen, appoint me – Justice Tanko tells...

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Monday, challenged the competence of the suit seeking to declare him as unfit to head the judiciary.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

Senate confirms President Buhari’s nominee as Customary Court of Appeal President

It took the Nigerian Senate just 15 minutes to scrutinise and confirm Abaze Abubakar Sadiq, a nominee for President of Customary Court of Appeal, FCT Abuja.
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NAN petitions NJC over judge’s ‘unbecoming’ attitude

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) for what it calls “the unbecoming attitude of Justice C. Olatoregun-Isola, of a Federal High Court, Lagos.’’
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Ex-Abia CJ case: Court orders NJC to produce records of proceedings

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, has ordered the National Judicial Council (NJC), and its Secretary, to produce records of proceedings in the compulsory retirement case of former Chief Judge of Abia, Justice Theresa Uzokwe.

Governor Okorocha urges NJC to dismiss EFCC petition against judge

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has urged the National Judicial Council to dismiss a petition written by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court.

Certificate of Return: Court halts proceedings on Governor Okorocha’s suit

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, on Wednesday, suffered set-back in his bid to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him a Certificate of Return as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District, before the expiration of his tenure on May 29.
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Restraining orders: EFCC drags Justice Taiwo before NJC, writes chief judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has dragged a Federal High Court judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, before the National Judicial Council (NJC) for granting similar injunctions stopping the probe of Senate President, Bukola Saraki and that of Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha.
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Presidential committee tasks governors on legislature, judiciary autonomy

The Presidential Implementation Committee on autonomy of state legislature and judiciary has tasked state governors on full implementation of autonomy for the two arms of government.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

Justice Onnoghen: Supreme Court strikes out Cross River government suit

The Supreme Court in a split decision of six to one dismissed the suit filed by the Cross River State government challenging the suspension and trial of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, for being incompetent.
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NJC urged to investigate corruption allegation against Kogi CJ

The National Judicial Council (NJC) was on Tuesday urged to prioritise investigation of corruption allegations brought against Justice Nasiru Ajanah, Kogi Chief Judge without further delay.

Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against Justice Tanko’s appointment as substantive CJN

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday fixed June 3, for definite hearing of a suit challenging the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
Babatunde Adejumo

Justice Adejumo: No place for corrupt judges at industrial court

The President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NIC), Justice Babatunde Adejumo, says judges aspiring to the bench of the court must eschew corruption if they must succeed.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

Appeal Court to decide Justice Onnoghen’s fate Friday

The Court of Appeal has slated Friday to deliver judgement in the various appeals concerning the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

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Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
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Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

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EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.