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The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Curricullum: Senate president advocates inclusion of anti-corruption course

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has called for the inclusion of an anti-corruption course in schools’ curricula to reduce the menace of corruption in the country.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.

Justice Tanko, Ibe Kachikwu canvass training for judiciary on oil, gas sector

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, and Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), on Monday advocated constant training of judicial officers on oil and gas matters for effective adjudication and development of the sector.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Acting CJN tasks heads of courts on speedy justice

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has called on heads of courts to put in place efficient structures that will bring about speedy and fair administration of justice.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Justice Tanko charges magistrates on fairness, impartiality

Justice Tanko Muhammad, the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), has urged magistrates in the country to be fair and impartial in the course of discharging their judicial functions.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Justice Tanko seeks strict, regular supervision of lower courts

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has called for the regular supervision of the lower courts by relevant judicial officers to ensure efficient and effective justice delivery at the grassroots.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Elections: Justice Tanko urges judges to protect interest, rights of citizens

Ahead of litigations that will arise from this year’s general election, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, yesterday, urged judges across the federation to protect the interest of the citizens.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Calm in Supreme Court as acting CJN holds meeting with justices

Contrary to speculations that Justices of the Supreme Court would protest the suspension of Chief Justice Of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, normal activities have resumed at the Apex Court without hindrance.

Walter Onnoghen warns judges to stop granting reckless remand orders to police

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Monday warned judges in the country to refrain from issuing what he described as “reckless” remand orders to the police.
Idris Kutigi

Judiciary declares seven days mourning over death of Justice Idris Kutigi

The Judiciary has declared seven days mourning, to honour a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, who died in a hospital in London on Saturday.

Justice Walter Onnoghen mourns late Idris Kutigi

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has commiserated with the family of late former chief justice, Idris Kutigi, who died at a London hospital on Saturday.

Judiciary backs review of NCC Act, calls for legal empowerment

Judges under the National Judicial Institute (NJI) have thrown their weight behind the review of NCC Act, which created the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in 2003, insisting that the commission needs more legal powers to address issues emanating from technology evolution that were not captured in the Act, 15 years ago.

Adamu Kafarati: AMCON can’t recover N5.4 trillion debt without judiciary

The task assigned to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to recover over N5 trillion debt may be a tall order except high court judges rally round the bad debt bank.

2019: Ensure political cases are determined on merit – CJN tells judges

Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, implored judges across the federation to ensure that political cases are determined on merit.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

CJN warns Judges, court officials to be careful of law reports on internet

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday, warned Judges and their support staff to be wary of law reports on the internet.

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 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.

Shippers Council call for clearer judgements in maritime cases

The Executive Secretary, the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello, has called for sound, clearer and coherent adjudication of disputes in the maritime sector as key to attracting and sustaining investments to Nigeria.

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Senator urges President Buhari to save APC from disintegration

Senator Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Council for New Nigeria initiative (CNNi) says President Muhammadu Buhari will preserve his legacy after leaving office if he saves the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from disintegration.
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Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.