Tuesday, 05 December, 2023

Category: Judiciary


By Ezeakukwu Emmanuel Nsoedo (PhD) The President of the Committee of Friends (COF), Nnewi, extends a congratulatory message to Chief Oseloka G Osuigwe (Diken’muta Nnewi) on his well-deserved elevation to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). While interacting Read more…


In a post on X handle, Odinkalu suggested that campaigners demanding better treatment of judges are actually not interested in the greater good of society.” He rhetorically asked why judges work so hard to appoint their children, wives and mistresses Read more…


The Bishop of the Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Matthew Kukah has expressed sadness over the political situation in the country, saying members of the judiciary and Catholic priests are already getting sucked into politics. Kukah stated this at the 8th House Read more…


Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday, said they have confidence in the judiciary. They said the Supreme Court will serve justice in the recent court judgments that upturned the elections of some governors. Read more…


Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has turned down the Court of Appeal’s request to retrieve its recently issued certified true copy judgment on the Kano governorship election for alleged errors. In a strongly worded response on Thursday, Olanipekun faulted the Court Read more…


Legal scholar Professor Chidi Odinkalu has strongly criticized Nigeria’s appellate court for producing a contradictory certified true copy (CTC) of its recent verdict on the disputed Kano State governorship polls. Speaking Wednesday during an interview on Channels TV, the former Read more…


The Police in Kano State, on Wednesday, dispersed defiant protesters, who took to the streets of the ancient city over the contradicting Appeal Court judgment. Information gathered had it that the protest broke out around the Kofar DanAgundi area in Read more…


Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said Nigerians democracy is experiencing ill health under the rule of the All Progressives Congress (APC), adding that the ruling party has turned the once respected Nigerian judiciary to a “cash and carry.” Atiku, Read more…


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has faulted verdicts of the Nigerians judges on the electoral disputes, saying three to five judges should not overturn decisions made by millions of voters during an election. Obasanjo described the powers vested in the hands Read more…


A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has issued an order urging the two parties in the Rivers State House of Assembly to maintain the status quo and suspend further deliberations at the moment until the matter is dispensed. Read more…


Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has changed his position on the appointment of Justice Olayinka David Afolabi as the acting Chief Judge of the state to replace the sacked Chief Judge, Justice Adepele Ojo. The State House of Assembly Read more…


Former Kaduna Senator, Shehu Sani, has condemned the sacking of Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau State by the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja. Mutfwang of the Peoples Democratic Party had won the governorship election in March 18 with 525,299 Read more…