Tag: NJC

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 4, 2016

Emulate NJC, sack indicted ministers, PDP tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to emulate the action taken by the National Judicial Commission ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 3, 2016

BREAKING: NJC suspends 7 senior judges over corruption charges

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has suspended seven senior judges arrested by the Department Security Service (DSS) for alleged corruption. The ...

AzeezNovember 2, 2016

Our responsibility does not include handing over corrupt judges to EFCC – NJC

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has said it cannot hand over judges accused of corruption to the Economic and Financial ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 1, 2016

Executive to blame for non-removal of judges – CJN

Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mahmud Mohammed says the executive are to blame for the non-removal of seven judges accused ...

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” ...

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 ...

AzeezOctober 24, 2016

NJC to stop media reportage on allegations against judges

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has concluded plan to bar media reportage on petitions on misconduct against judges and judicial ...

AzeezOctober 21, 2016

BREAKING: We won’t suspend arrested judges, NJC replies NBA

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has said it cannot suspend seven serving judges who were arrested by the DSS for ...

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 ...

RoqeebahOctober 14, 2016

These leaked letters completely change the narrative about judges’ arrest

We all went hard on the Federal Government and the Department of State Security over the weekend about the issue ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 13, 2016

Judges’ arrest: Afe Babalola, Fayose condemn DSS

A senior Advocate of Nigerian (SAN), Chief Afe Babalola, and the Ekiti Governor Ayodele Fayose, have condemned the arrest of ...

YWriterOctober 10, 2016

The Media Blog: Punch just took it to Buhari – and we’re bloody proud of them

Punch has been a thorn in the flesh of Presidents since Olusegun Obasanjo – their irritation crystallising with Goodluck Jonathan. ...

Isime EseneOctober 9, 2016

YNaija Analysis: The DSS as the finger of the Messiah

Let’s face it: like every part of Nigerian society, the Nigerian judiciary has its fair share of corruption. The judges ...

Isime EseneOctober 9, 2016

Demola Olarewaju: 6 critical things we learned from DSS midnight raid on judges

From about 11pm on Friday the 7th of October 2016 and deep into the dead of the night, the Department ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 8, 2016

NJC talks tough over judges’ arrest

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has condemned the invasion of the houses of two Supreme Court Justices, and two Federal ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 18, 2016

2 judges sanctioned following petition against them

A statement by the Acting Director of Information to National Judicial Council (NJC), Soji Oye, on Sunday, disclosed that the ...

Mazi EmekaApril 20, 2016

3 judges in trouble… over false age declaration and delayed judgement

The National Judicial Council, on Tuesday, announced that it has sanctioned two Niger state High Court judges for falsifying their ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 2, 2016

Judge punished heavily, placed on watch list over judicial misconduct

The National Judicial Council (NJC), on Wednesday, announced that a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, serving in the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 19, 2015

Why Buhari ordered sack of Justice Akanbi

Justice Lambo Akanbi of the Port Harcourt Division of the Federal High Court, has been compulsorily retired by President Muhammadu Buhari. ...

Janeth JSeptember 27, 2015

This group wants Saraki’s lawyers sanctioned for misleading him

A group known as Civil Society Network Against Corruption has urged the National Judicial Council to sanction Saraki’s lawyers, stating ...

Janeth JAugust 25, 2015

Group defends Osun judge against adultery

The Civil Societies Coalition for Emancipation of Osun State has defended Justice Olamide Oloyede, one who sent petition to the Osun state ...

April 7, 2014

Bamidele Aturu: Crisis in the Rivers state judiciary and its feudalistic traits

by Bamidele Aturu Whatever option it chooses, the NJC should withdraw the query it issued to Justice Agumagu as it ...

April 2, 2014

Femi Falana: The illegality of Justice Agumagu’s suspension

by Femi Falana In like manner, Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State has rejected the purported suspension of the Chief ...

August 21, 2013

Rivers crisis: Wike’s group faults Amaechi’s swearing-in of Acting CJ

by Isi Esene Governor Rotimi Amaechi’s swearing-in of President, state customary Court of Appeal, Justice Peter Agumagu, as the acting chief ...

March 1, 2013

Opinion: It pays to be corrupt in Nigeria

by Azuka Onwuka It is contradictory and hypocritical for our people to complain bitterly about corruption in public places, yet ...

September 16, 2012

EFCC set to arrest five judges accused of corruption

by Isi Esene The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is reported to be investigating five judges; two chief judges ...

June 7, 2012

Forget Mr President, reinstate me, Salami tells NJC

by Stanley Azuakola Justice Ayo Salami is tired of waiting for President Jonathan to ratify his reinstatement by the National Judicial ...

May 22, 2012

“Do the right thing” – ACN asks President Jonathan to approve the reinstatement of Justice Salami

by Lekan Olanrewaju The proposed reinstatement of Justice Ayo Salami as chairman of the Court of Appeal has been met with ...

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