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September, 2017

August, 2017

  • 21 August

    Corruption In Judiciary Not As Bad As Painted – NJC

    The National Judicial Council, NJC, has said while some bad eggs might have tainted the country’s judiciary, the report on corrupt judicial officers not as bad as painted. Soji Oye, NJC Director of Information, stated this in his response to the Report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and …

April, 2017

  • 11 April

    Don’t Misjudge Judiciary, CJN Tells Nigerians

        The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, Tuesday urged Nigerians to desist from passing ill judgment on the judiciary based on its performance in the ongoing anti-corruption fight. He said, “I have told you that if you are not satisfied, the system is fashioned and designed in such a way …

November, 2016

  • 23 November

    Senate Condemns Jungle Justice

    By Bright Bassey The Senate Tuesday condemned increasing incidents of jungle justice in the country, demanding that culpable persons be punished. The senate directed its committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to speed up the passage of Anti-Jungle Justice Bill. The motion, sponsored by Gbenga Ashafa of (APC, …

July, 2016

May, 2016

  • 3 May

    Court Grants Synagogue Engineers 20m Bail

    By Ayomide Tychus A Lagos State High Court, sitting in Ikeja has granted N10m bail to each of the two engineers believed to have constructed the collapsed guest house owned by the Synagogue Church of All Nations. Oladele Ogundeji and Akinbela Fatiregun alongside their companies – Hardrock Construction and Engineering …

January, 2016

December, 2015

  • 4 December

    Nigerian Judge Says Man Must Die For Stealing N14,570

    A judge in Ekiti state High Court says a man convicted for stealing N14,570 must die by hanging and prayed for his soul after delivering judgement in the case. The convicted David Olugboyega was said to confessed to robbing three persons, namely Kola Owolabi (of N8,000) Beatrice Olawumi (N5,000) and Idowu Abiodun, …

November, 2015

  • 19 November

    Buhari Retires Corrupt Judge

    Nigeria’s President Muham­madu Buhari Wednesday approved the compulsory retirement of Justice Lambo Akanbi of the Federal High Court, in Port Harcourt Division, for misconduct. Akanbi’s ordeal began with accusations leveled against him by Shell Petroleum. The decision to retire the judge followed a National Judicial Council (NJC) recommendation on the matter. Soji Oye, NJC’s …

October, 2015

  • 28 October

    Rivers APC Condemns Wike, PDP For Berating Judiciary

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate at the 11 April Rivers state governorship elections, Dakuku Peterside, have condemned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor Nyesom Wike over their remarks about the judiciary. Peterside said that it was worrisome that politicians no longer respected an important arm of …

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