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Lawyers Drag FG To Court, Demand Upward Review Of Judges Salaries

Deborah Musa, Abuja About 54 Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, have stormed the National Industrial Court, NIC, in Abuja, for a legal battle against the federal government on the poor salaries of judges. Chief Sebastien Hon (SAN) dragged the National

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NJC Warns 2 Judicial Officers Over Misconduct, Recommends 15

By Deborah Musa, Abuja At its 97th meeting held on the 15th and 16th of March, 2022, the National Judicial Council(NJC) issued warning letters to two High Court  Judges, one from the FCT and the other from the Kaduna Judiciary

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NJC Okays Appointment Of 26 Judicial Officers, 18 Appeal Court Justices

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended 18 candidates to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as Justices of the Court of Appeal. This is contained in a statement by the spokesperson of NJC, Soji Oye, on Friday in Abuja. The

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Edo 2019: PDP Requests NJC To Sanction Port Harcourt Judge

The Peoples Democratic Party has written a petition to the National Judicial Council asking for sanctions for Justice E.A. Obile of the Port Harcourt Division of the Federal High Court, in respect of suit N0: FHC/PH/CS/69/2020. In the petition sighted

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NJC Recommends Appointment Of 33 Judges

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of 33 judicial officers including Chief Judges for six states. NJC’s spokesman, Soji Oye made this public in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. Oye said the appointments will affect Anambra,

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NJC Approves Appointment Of Four Supreme Court Justices

The National Judicial Council has recommended the appointment of four new Supreme Court justices. Those approved are Adamu Jauro (North-East); Emmanuel A. Agim,(South-South); C. Oseji, (South-South); Helen M. Ogunwumiju, and (South-West). The recommendations were sent to President Muhammadu Buhari who

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Sowore, Jalingo: SERAP Writes NJC, Seeks Directives On Citizens’ Rights

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), urging him to use his offices and leadership of the NJC to “urgently develop measures and

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NJC Holds Emergency Meeting Over Onnoghen’s Suspension

An emergency meeting of the National Judicial Council (NJC) has commenced in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The meeting, which is ongoing, is convened as part of the moves to resolve the legal logjam arising from the suspension of Justice Water

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NJC Asks Buhari To Sack Two ‘Corrupt’ Judges

Cyril Ogar with agency report The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the dismissal of two  judges, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court and James Agbadu-Fishim of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. NJC made the recommendation to President

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National Judicial Council Speaks On Corruption Allegation Against Supreme Court Nominee

The National Judicial Council has rejected a call against its nomination of Uwani Abba-Aji as a Supreme Court Justice over an allegation of corruption. The council said Mr Abba-Aji had been investigated for allegedly receiving money from a lawyer and

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