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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, on Friday swore in Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, as the substantive President of the Court of Appeal.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has urged Heads of Court to take urgent measures towards the speedy trial of cases and decongestion of custodial centres in the country in view of COVID-19 Pandemic.
Ekiti State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda, has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN, seeking an amendment of a Section of the Constitution to enable virtual hearing of court cases in the country.
The National Judicial Council on Thursday released guidelines for court proceedings to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has appointed Justice Matthew Njoku as the Acting President of the Customary Court of Appeal of Imo State.
Four of the judges were appointed as heads of important courts in Nigeria. These are M.B. Dongban as President of the Court of Appeal, Muhammad Salihu as Grand Khadi of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Jigawa State; Muhammad Usman as Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Sokoto State, and Aderonke Aderemi as President, Customary Court of Appeal, Oyo State.
The National Judicial Council on Friday recommended two High Court judges for compulsory retirement for age falsification and failure to deliver judgment for four years.
Senior Advocate of Nigeria, (SAN), Femi Falana, has written to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice Tanko Muhammad requesting that courts be reopened and judges hear applications online via Skype or Zoom.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday struck out a suit challenging the appointment of four Supreme Court Justices by the National Judicial Council (NJC).
Some clergies under the aegis of Concerned Gospel Ministers in Cross River, have urged National Judicial Commission (NJC) not to confirm Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State nominee, Justice Maurice Eneji, as acting Chief Judge of the State.
The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has condemned the swearing in by Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Tuesday of Justice Maurice Eneji as the acting Chief Judge of the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has resolved to approach the National Judicial Council, NJC, to sanction Justice John Olorunfemi of the Kogi High Court, for recently nullifying the participation of the party in the 2019 governorship primaries.
The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has commenced probe on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the National Judicial Institute, the Delta State Judiciary and others over an alleged child trafficking and illegal adoption of children in Delta State.
Almost three weeks after it delivered judgment against a former Chairman of the Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission, Dr Chidi Odinkalu in a libel suit, Rivers State High Court has refused to release a copy of the judgment to enable him file his appeal.
Worried by the non-inclusion of Senior Lawyers in the appointment of Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BoSAN), on Monday, called for a meeting with the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, to discuss the issue. =
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Ondo State says the organised labour will not sign any new minimum wage agreement the will impoverish or lead to retrenchment of the workforce.
The police in Akwa Ibom State have arrested 121 people for violating the government’s directive on compulsory use of face mask in public places as a measure to curb the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 in the state.
The World Health Organization on Friday urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to “wake up” to the realities on the ground instead of bickering, and to “take control”.
Those affected are the Commissioner for Communication, Olanrewaju Murtala, who was moved to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, while the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Harriet Adenike Afolabi Oshatimehin replaced Murtala in the Ministry of Communication.
Bukayo Saka and Nicolas Pepe have been nominated for the Arsenal Player of the Month award for June following their eye-catching displays.
It was reliably gathered that one of the customers who tested positive to Coronavirus had visited the bank during the week and as part of the contact tracing the state officials went to the bank to take samples of the staffs to be sure of their status.
Former Nigerian International Odion Ighalo says he is a different kind of striker to Manchester United teammates Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford.
Everton boss, Carlo Ancelotti, has hailed the positive mindset of his players after they claimed a 2-1 victory over Champions League hopefuls Leicester City on Wednesday.
Iran‘s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday urged the Iranian Judiciary’s steadfast fight with corruption, state TV reported.
Dr Fadila Sodangi, a Senior lecturer with the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, has urged the Federal government to restructure Information Communication Technology (ICT), to enable Nigerian youths live up to the the world standard.
Nigerians have been excluded from the list of countries whose nationals will be allowed in the region when the borders are open from July 1 by the European Union Commission.