Judiciary

Latest News on Judiciary
Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We Will Mobilize and Shake the Country - Niger Delta Agitators
Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We W...

Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We Will Mobilize and Shake the Country ...

A coalition known as the Niger Delta Agitators has issued a warning to the Federal Government regarding what they term the harassment of the Chief Justice of the federation. According to the group, this harassment was simply based on the fact that the CJN was from the South-south and not from the... read more »

Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to Appear before the CCT
Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to...

Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to Appear before the CCT

We are not just challenging jurisdiction, we are even challenging the jurisdiction of this tribunal to even snif that charge – Olanipekun (SAN) The Chief Justice of Nigeria, on Monday, failed to appear before the tribunal to be docked to enable him to take his plea to the six-count criminal... read more »

Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot Try Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen
Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot...

Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot Try Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen

In a reaction from legal practitioners, it is becoming clear that the Code of Conduct Tribunal has no jurisdiction to try the Chief Justice of the Federation. In a post published by a lawyer, the reason for this was explained. The post reads: “Serving judges can’t be tried by cct by virtue... read more »

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Justice Onoghen
Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignm...

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Justice Onogh...

Our attention has been drawn to the trending news that the Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onoghen has been charged before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, based on a petition submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau on Wednesday the 9th of January, 2019, and is to be arraigned before the... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Onnoghen, to be Arraigned at CCT Monday
Nigeria: Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Onnogh...

Nigeria: Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Onnoghen, to be Arraigned at CCT Monday

The Federal Government has asked the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, to immediately vacate his exalted office as head of the nation’s judiciary over alleged sundry asset declaration issues. In a move to force Justice Onnoghen out of office, the Federal Government will on Monday... read more »

More from Judiciary

Nigeria: Court Rules that FRSC Can No Longer Fine Motorists

Nigeria: Court Rules that FRSC Can No Longer Fine Motorists

In case you missed this: FRSC ‘can no longer’ fine motorists, court rules. A federal high court in Lagos has declared void powers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to impose... read more »

Opinion: Still on the Osun Elections

Opinion: Still on the Osun Elections

The gubernatorial election held in Osun State on Saturday has once again brought up the issue of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s powers to declare an election as... read more »

Opinion: ExxonMobil Should Not be Allowed to Show Contempt for the Supreme Court of Nigeria - Femi Aribisala

Opinion: ExxonMobil Should Not be Allowed to Show Contempt for the Supreme Court of Nigeri...

To Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Productivity. EXXONMOBIL Should Not be Allowed to Show Contempt for the Supreme Court of Nigeria!! The message must be sent to ExxonMobil loud and... read more »

Nigeria: President Speaks at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague

Nigeria: President Speaks at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari was invited by the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague to deliver the keynote address. This is to mark the court’s 20th anniversary... read more »

Nigeria: Court Grants Dasuki Bail

Nigeria: Court Grants Dasuki Bail

Embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has been granted bail by an Abuja Federal High Court. In her ruling, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu stated that it was illegal for the defendant to... read more »