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Don’t allow your ambitions to becloud your sense of Judgment, CJN tells new judges

Don’t allow your ambitions to becloud your sense of Judgment, CJN tells new judges

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, has cautioned the eight new Justices of the Supreme Court not to allow their personal ambitions to becloud their sense of judgment. Mohammad gave the warning during the swearing in ceremony of the newly appointed justices on Friday. He advised them to rather see themselves as […]

Shun gratification, delay in justice delivery, CJN tells Judges

Shun gratification, delay in justice delivery, CJN tells Judges

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, yesterday gave judges across the federation the nod to adjudicate on cases through online platforms. The CJN, who spoke at the virtual opening ceremony of the induction course for newly appointed judges and Kadis, organised by the National Judicial Institute, NJI, however, stressed […]

Poor salaries exposing Nigerian Justices to bribery ― Senate

Poor salaries exposing Nigerian Justices to bribery ― Senate

… As Senators quarrel over mode of Screening By Henry Umoru The Senate Wednesday raised the alarm that poor salaries for Judges and Justices was exposing them to temptation of being involved in taking bribes from politicians and well placed citizens. According to the Senate, with the poor remuneration packages given to Nigerians Judges, they […]

Rivers would end era of judges retiring without own home ― Wike

Rivers would end era of judges retiring without own home ― Wike

…As CJN unveils 20 duplexes Aguma Judges Quarters in Port Harcourt By Egufe Yafugborhi – Port Harcourt Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says the State Government under his watch would end the era when judges retire without homes of their own. Wike made the declaration Thursday in Port Harcourt Rivers State where Chief Justice […]

Mali swears in new judges in hope of calming crisis

Mali swears in new judges in hope of calming crisis

New judges at Mali Constitutional Court were sworn in Monday in the capital Bamako, after being appointed in a bid to end a months-long political crisis in the fragile country. The nine new judges — six men and three women — took office during a ceremony attended by embattled President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, diplomats and […]