Tag: judges

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AzeezDecember 14, 2017

Be wary of politicians as 2019 approaches | Chief judge warns judges

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen on Thursday advised judges to stay away from politicians as the 2019 general ...

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AzeezDecember 11, 2017

You have no power to prosecute judges | Appeal court tells EFCC

The Court of Appeal in Lagos has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) cannot prosecute judges. Senior Advocate ...

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AzeezNovember 27, 2017

Some judges, lawyers are sabotaging the anti-corruption fight – PACAC

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) on Monday said some judges and lawyers are sabotaging the Federal Government’s anti-corruption fight. ...

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AzeezNovember 21, 2017

Investigations are not aimed at intimidating the judiciary | Buhari tells judges

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the investigation and prosecution of some judges is not aimed at intimidating the judiciary. Buhari ...

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AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

It can’t go on like this… | Kenyatta blasts Judges

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday attacked the judiciary for overturning his re-election. Chief Justice David Maraga on Friday declared ...

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AzeezAugust 21, 2017

How many judges have been arrested for bribery? | NJC rejects NBS report on bribe

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has dismissed a recent report released by the National Bureau of Statistics, where it graded judiciary workers ...

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AzeezJuly 4, 2017

NJC shields corrupt judges with godfathers – Buhari’s aide

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation, Okoi Obono-Obla has accused the ...

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AzeezJune 9, 2017

EFCC files fresh charges against recalled judges

Barely a week after the National Judicial Council recalled six suspended judges, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 15, 2017

Sokoto: Judges, magistrates go to court on motorcycles – Governor

by Omoleye Omoruyi Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has lamented the condition of the States’ Magistrates and Area ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 15, 2017

U.S Federal appeals court to review Trump revised travel ban

by Itunuoluwa Adebo A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments on Monday over President Trump’s ban on people ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 8, 2017

Appeals court set to hear arguments on President Trump’s revised travel ban

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Donald Trump’s travel ban is back Monday with a high-stakes legal battle in front of a ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 8, 2017

President Trump to nominate at least 5 conservative judges to Federal Appeals court

by Itunuoluwa Adebo According to Fox News, President Donald Trump will announce at least five conservative nominees to federal appeals ...

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AzeezMay 3, 2017

Stop accepting gratification, CJN tells judges

by Azeez Adeniyi The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen on Wednesday asked judges to desist from accepting gratification. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 3, 2017

DSS raid: I spoke for the Senate committee, not for Saraki – Utazi

by Dolapo Adelana The Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, Chukwuka Utazi says he expressed the opinion of ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 21, 2017

Reuben Abati: I want to go to London… to see Buhari

by Reuben Abati When 15 million plus Nigerians voted for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 General elections, their expectation ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 18, 2017

SERAP urges Buhari to ensure payment of judges salaries

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him “to use ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 17, 2017

Senate to probe non-payment of Federal judges for 4 months

The Senate on Tuesday ordered its committees on Finance and Judiciary to investigate a claim that the Federal Government was ...

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AzeezDecember 16, 2016

Judges must resist external intimidation – CJN

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen on Friday urged Justices of the Court of Appeal to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 15, 2016

Timeline: This is a full list of scandals since Buhari became president

by Dolapo Adelana The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has been plagued with a plethora of scandals since he took ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 30, 2016

Why I approved DSS sting operation, judges arrest – Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) says the October 7 and 8 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 29, 2016

Mbaka commends FG over judges arrest

Vocal Catholic priest, Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka says the arrest of some judges in the country is a welcome development, The ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

The Thread: This is what happens when the rule of law is disregarded

The arrest of judges by the Department of State Security Service brought with it a barrage of controversy: there was a shower ...

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AzeezOctober 30, 2016

EFCC to question four more SANs over alleged bribing of judges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited four more Senior Advocates of Nigeria over alleged bribery of judges, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 24, 2016

NJC has powers to suspend judges – Falana

Human rights lawyer Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) on Monday said the National Judicial Council (NJC) had the “powers of interim suspension” ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 24, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: Resign now, Rivers PDP tells Amaechi | Released Chibok girls need psychological rehabilitation – Pope | Onaiyekan backs PMB’s anti-graft war

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Released Chibok girls need psychological rehabilitation – Pope – YNaija How ex-gov ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 23, 2016

Buhari, Amaechi Oyegun behind judges’ arrest – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi and the chairman of the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 23, 2016

Opinion: Judiciary wing of the wailers go for Amaechi’s jugular

by Chris Finebone  As soon as the Department of State Services (DSS), in obedience to relevant laws of the land ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2016

Opinion: Will change begin with Buhari’s cabinet?

by Anthony Ademiluyi President Muhammadu Buhari rode on the crest of an anti-corruption crusader to cause the greatest electoral upset ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 18, 2016

Corrupt judges committing crime against humanity – Sagay

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), on Monday, said corruption offences committed by members of ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2016

Opinion: Avoiding a mob mentality in Nigeria’s fight against corruption

by Jide Ojo Last weekend, precisely on October 7 and 8, 2016, the unprecedented happened in the history of Nigerian ...

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