News - Judiciary

Buhari Writes CJN on Appointment Of Additional Justices For Supreme Court

6 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Tanko Muhammad, on the appointment of an additional five Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

Catholic Bishops Call For More Collaboration In Justice Administration

6 days ago /

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan is calling for a robust collaboration between Christian and Muslim lawyers to eliminate ethnic and religious bias in the quest to enthrone Justice in Nigeria.

Court Orders INEC To Issue Okorocha Certificate Of Return

1 week ago /

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue the former Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, a Certificate of Return.

Dokpesi, Others Storm NASS Demand Review Of NBC Act

1 week ago /

Media magnate and founder of DAAR Communications Plc, High Chief Raymond Dopkesi, on Thursday led hundreds of protesters to the National Assembly to call for the review of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, act to allow lawmakers appoint the leadership of the broadcast regulator.

Clerk Confirms 9th Assembly Proclamation Letter

1 week ago /

Clerk of National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori has confirmed receipt of the proclamation letter of  9th Assembly.

Press Freedom: Dokpesi Asks National Assembly To Review NBC Laws

1 week ago /

Nigeria's media mogul and front line politician, Raymond Dokpesi has asked the National Assembly to urgently amend the laws regulating the practice of broadcasting in the country.

Gbajabiamila Threatens Court Action Against Smear Campaigners

1 week ago /

One of the contenders for the speakership position of the 9th House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila is filling a suit of criminal defamation of character against sponsors of smear campaigns against his person and ambition.

Lawyers Set Agenda For Administration Of Justice

2 weeks ago /

As Nigerians wait for the president to appoint his ministers, legal practitioners are already setting agenda for the new government.

Former Chief Judge Of Kaduna, Chigbue Dies

2 weeks ago /

Former Acting Chief Justice of Kaduna state, chairman of the special military tribunal on the recovery of public properties, Justice Victor Chigbue is dead.

Supreme Court Declares PDP Candidates Winners Of All Zamfara State 2019 Elections

3 weeks ago /

The Supreme Court has declared all Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP),  candidates winners of the governorship, National Assembly, and State House Of Assembly of the Zamfara State general elections.

Marafa Hails Supreme Court Judgement On Zamafara APC

3 weeks ago /

Serving Senator on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kabir Marafa has described Friday's verdict of the Supreme Court which nullified the victory of his party in the last Governorship and parliamentary elections as a bitter-sweet victory for democracy in Zamfara State and the country as a whole.

Court Fixes May 31 For Judgement In Case Against Acting CJN

3 weeks ago /

An Abuja High Court has fixed May 31, 2019, for judgement in a suit filed by Tochi Michael accusing the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammed, of age falsification.

Tribunal Dismisses Suit Seeking To Stop Buhari’s Inauguration

3 weeks ago /

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party, HDP and its Presidential Candidate, Ambrose Uwuru, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.

The Media Challenged On Its Constitutional Responsibilities

3 weeks ago /

Nigerian journalists have been challenged to be more critical of the government in their reportage and continue to hold public officials accountable in order to sustain the present democracy.

Buhari To Judiciary: I’ll Abide By Your Decisions At All Times

3 weeks ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasized that he respects the country's judiciary and is willing to abide by their decisions at all times.

Bulkachuwa Steps Aside

3 weeks ago /

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the motion on notice filed by the PDP and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, demanding the President of the Court Of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to disqualify herself from the Presidential tribunal.

Governor Akeredolu Swears-in 4 High Court Judges

3 weeks ago /

Ondo State now has four new state high court judges. They are Gilbert Olupitan, John Olajide, Ademola Enikuomehin and Temitope Adedipe. While swearing in the new judges in Akure on Monday, the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu charged them to uphold the tenets of transparency in the judiciary.

Supreme Court Fixes May 24 For Judgement In Zamfara, Ekiti Appeals

1 month ago /

The Supreme Court has fixed May 24, to deliver judgement in a pre-election case on Zamfara and the governorship election in Ekiti State.

Gombe Court Convicts Former Internal Revenue Board Chairman

1 month ago /

The Gombe State High Court has convicted the former chairman of Gombe state board of internal revenue, Mr. Atiku Mu’azu Bayum and the trio of Mohammed Adi, Ibrahim Abubakar and Abubakar Usman on a two-count charge of conspiracy and theft.

Imo Assembly Serves Impeachment Notice On Speaker

1 month ago /

The Imo state house of assembly has served impeachment notice on the speaker of the house Iheanacho Ihim over alleged ten count charge of gross misconduct.


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