Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Category: Judiciary


The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola says Nigerians, especially the political class are the most litigious people on earth putting the judiciary under a lot of pressure. Justice Ariwoola made the assertion on Monday in Abuja at Read more…


Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has told the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to free the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. HURIWA’s National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko, in a statement on Sunday, challenged Read more…


The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, will on Monday confer the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, on 62 lawyers elevated to the rank by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC). The swearing-in ceremony will Read more…


The Supreme Court of Nigeria has debunked viral media reports that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Olukayode Ariwoola had expressed happiness that the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde is a member of the G5 Governors. The media Read more…


Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has stated that if actually Nigeria is operating a true federal system, there is nothing wrong with states having their own judicial institute that will train judges who will apply the laws, and preside Read more…


A prominent Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Barrister Ahmed Raji, has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, to ignore mischief-makers over his comments in Rivers State, where he commended Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, Read more…


Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communications to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has accused the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Oluwakayode Ariwoola, of descending into political commentaries. Shaibu disclosed this while reacting to the Read more…


Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has dragged the federal government to the Supreme Court, praying it to dismiss the federal government’s plea over the Appeal Court decision, which discharged him from the custody of Read more…


A court at a Vatican corruption trial on Thursday heard a secretly recorded telephone call between the main defendant, embattled Cardinal Angelo Becciu, and Pope Francis. The recording was made without the pope’s knowledge by someone in a room with Read more…


A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday, sacked a House of Representatives member, Honourable Chris Azubogu as the Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for Anambra South Senatorial District in the 2023 general elections. The federal Read more…


Former General Secretary of the Nigeria Bar Association and Renowned Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Afam Osigwe SAN has emphasized the need for the appointment of judges who deliver just judgement. The learned silk made this remark as the main focus Read more…


A former Catholic priest who was accused of making a sex tape on a church altar has pleaded guilty to a felony obscenity charge, according to prosecutors in Louisiana. The former priest, Travis Clark, 39, was arrested in October 2020, Read more…