Posts Tagged ‘Judiciary’

Ortom’s Supreme Court victory affirms Judiciary still intact – PDP Scribe

The victory of Gov. Samuel Ortom at the Supreme Court has affirmed that the judiciary is still “intact”, the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue, Mr John Ngbede, has said. Ngbede, who was reacting to the governor’s victory in an interview with journalists, on Tuesday in Makurdi, said the judiciary had again […]

Odinkalu Attacks NBA: You’re Responsible for Judiciary Attack

Sometimes, it is great to look one in the face and tell them exactly how they have messed up things instead of trying to please them by hiding the truth. This is exactly what former Chairman of the Nigerian Human Rights Commission, Professor Chidi Odinkalu arguably did at the 2019 Human Rights Summit organised by […]

38 New SANs to be Sworn in Monday

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, will on Monday September 23, swear in 38 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) at the main courtroom of the Supreme Court. The swearing in ceremony, according to the Supreme Court’s Director of Press and Information, Festus Akande, is one of the several programmes lined up to […]

116,623 cases still pending, less than 13,000 handled In Nigeria’s Federal High Court -Justice Tsoho

The acting Chief Judge of the federal high court, Justice John Tsoho, wants more judges to be recruited in Nigeria. Speaking at the beginning of the 2019/2020 legal year, Justice Tsoho decried the heavy workload of litigation handled by judges of the high court. Reviewing the last legal year, Tsoho said 116,623 cases were pending […]

Judicial Independence under threat in Nigeria— NBA President

The president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro, has accused the Buhari-led government of undermining the independence of the judiciary. Mr Usoro gave the remark at an event to mark the beginning of the 2019 judicial year in Abuja. He accused the executive arm of government and its agencies of plotting to “tele-guide the activities […]

‘Viral letter’ demanding bank details of Senate President, Speaker, others was ‘leaked’ ~ NFIU

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has said the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, and the Chief Justice of the Federation, Tanko Muhammad, and other top public office holders are not under any form of investigation by its operatives. The agency said a letter that surfaced on the internet weekend, […]