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CJN’s call for Sharia: NCGF demands NJC’s sanction

CJN’s call for Sharia: NCGF demands NJC’s sanction

THE Nigeria Christian Graduate Fellowship is saddened by the recent call by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mr. Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed that the constitutional provisions in favour of Islam and Sharia should be expanded.

NJC okays appointment of six court’s heads,  26 new judges

NJC okays appointment of six court’s heads, 26 new judges

Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Thursday recommended the appointment of six heads of court and 26 judicial officers for various state High Courts in Nigeria The Council, in a statement issued by its Director of Information, Mr.  Soji Oye, also recommended the appointment of a Kadi for the Sharia Court […]

A/Ibom: APC drags Appeal Panel to NJC over ‘strange judgment’

A/Ibom: APC drags Appeal Panel to NJC over ‘strange judgment’

The National Working Committee NWC of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has reported the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar to the National Judicial Council NJC over what the party said was a “strange judgment” delivered on October 18 in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP.

NJC okays 4 new Supreme Court Justices, sets up panel to probe 8 Judges

NJC okays 4 new Supreme Court Justices, sets up panel to probe 8 Judges

…recommends appointment of 13 Judges By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja The National Judicial Council, NJC, on Thursday, said it has okayed the elevation of four new Justices to the Supreme Court bench. The judicial body which is headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, said it had at the end of […]

HURIWA demands release of Kaduna journalist, Kefas

HURIWA demands release of Kaduna journalist, Kefas

…..…Asks NJC to probe his 130 days in prison without bail By Chris Ochayi, Benue The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called on the National Judicial Council, NJC, to investigate why a Kaduna-born journalist and social activist, Mr. Steven Kefas would be detained for 139 days in prison without bail. HURIWA said […]

We need more judges to handle over 116, 623 pending cases, FHC Ag. CJ cries out

We need more judges to handle over 116, 623 pending cases, FHC Ag. CJ cries out

Independence of the judiciary under severe threat, says NBA By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, on Monday, called for the appointment of new Judges to handle over 116, 623 cases pending before the court. Justice Tsoho, who took over the leadership of the court in acting […]

Onnoghen: IPOB accuses NJC of bias

Onnoghen: IPOB accuses NJC of bias

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has accused the National Judicial Council, NJC, of bias in handling the case against the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Onnoghen remains CJN, says CJN Muhammad

Onnoghen remains CJN, says CJN Muhammad

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has maintained that suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen, remains the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Onnoghen owes Nigerians apology, not sympathy ― Sen Arise

Onnoghen owes Nigerians apology, not sympathy ― Sen Arise

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti-A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Senator  Ayo Arise, has said the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen could have saved himself and the nation from unnecessary embarrassment, tow the line of honour and resign Arise expressed reservations on the stance of the Nigeria Judicial Council (NJC) in the […]

Breaking: NJC queries Onnoghen, Tanko Mohammed

Breaking: NJC queries Onnoghen, Tanko Mohammed

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has queried the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammed, few days after his inauguration at the Presidential Villa by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Onnoghen: NJC, NBA call emergency meetings

Onnoghen: NJC, NBA call emergency meetings

The National Judicial Council, NJC, and the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, have convened emergency meetings to hold tomorrow over the brewing constitutional crisis in the country, following the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari.