The National Judicial Council (NJC) said on Friday that it had compulsorily retired a judge of the Cross River State of Nigeria High Court, Justice B.T. Ebuta. The NJC’s Acting Director (Information), Mr. Soji Oye, said in a statement that the sanction was imposed on Ebuta partly because he made an order based on ex-parte… Read More Nigeria’s Judicial Watchdog retires judge for issuing order without sitting in court
Lagos lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Rickey Tarfa, on Friday February 19, 2016 denied allegation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he bribed a Federal High Court, Lagos, judge to the tune of N225,000. Tarfa said that the money was for the judge’s father-in-law’s burial. At the resumed hearing in… Read More N225,000 bribe to Judge – money was for judge’s father-in-law’s burial – Tarfa
The International Criminal Court (ICC at The Hague) trial of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and his former youth minister, Charles Blé Goudé has begun. The trial which began on January 28, 2016, shows that justice can reach those who once appeared untouchable, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday January 28, 2016 . . .
Andy Uba and Stella Oduah approach the Supreme Court for clarification of judgment; Controversy trails the Supreme Court ruling on Anambra lawmakers; You can’t withdraw our certificates of return – Andy Uba, Oduah, others tell INEC . . .
As complaints mount against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over human rights violations, the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Justice Ishaq Bello, has ordered magistrates in the FCT to stop granting remand orders to the anti-graft agency with immediate effect . . .
Dasukigate: I’m not at war with Buhari, EFCC over court orders — CJN The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, said, last night, that he was not at war with President Muhammadu Buhari or any agency of government over the purported non-compliance with court orders freeing suspects of the arms scandal who were… Read More I’m not at war with Buhari & EFCC — CJN
History was made in the United States of America as a Nigerian was appointed and sworn in as a court judge in New Jersey, USA. . . .
The BringBackOurGirls activists stormed the office of Nigeria’s Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice in Abuja – seeking for legal answers to the freedom of information Act. Watch this . . .