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Judiciary: NJC approves 4 Supreme Court Justices’

Thursday, October 24, 2019
The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Thursday recommended four Justices of the Court of Appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as justices of the apex court. Mr Soji Oye, Esq, the Director of Information disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. Those justices include Adamu Jauro ...

Justice John Tsoho Sworn In As Acting Chief Judge Of The Federal HighCourt Of Ni

Friday, July 26, 2019
The Nigeria Judiciary witnessed a new helmsman as the Country s Chief Justice, Justice Tanko Muhammed, swore in Justice John Tsoho as the acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria. Justice Tsoho is replacing Justice Abdul Kafarati who retired from the Nigeria s Judiciary this week. ...

Justice A. Abdu Kafarati Unveils The Federal High Court Civil Procedure Rules 20

Saturday, July 6, 2019
The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Justice A. Abdu Kafarati on Friday unveils the Federal High Court Civil Procedure Rules 2019. In his opening remark, Justice A. Abdu Kafarati said that current Federal High Court Civil Procedure Rules came into force in 2009, which is exactly ...

Parties in arbitration must abide by errors they made, condoned - Supreme Court

Monday, July 1, 2019
The Supreme Court has held that since parties in a contract are bound by the terms of their contract, they must also be bound by errors and mistakes they made, condoned and invariably waived. The apex court made the pronouncement while delivering a judgement in an appeal emanating from an arbitra ...

Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Grants Atiku/PDP Unrestricted Access To

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
A three-man panel of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja on Wednesday granted presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubajar access to all materials used in the presidential elections. The decision was made after the panel heard the ex-parte motion filed b ...

Legal Week: Borno State Chief Judge Tasks Members Of The Bar To Embrace E-legal

Monday, February 19, 2018
The Borno state Chief Judge, Justice Kashim Zannah has tasked members of the Bar in the state to embrace the new Nigerian Legal Email service platform for speedy justice delivery in Nigeria. The Borno state Chief Judge, Justice Kashim Zannah who made the call at a valedictory session of the state ...

Illegal Arms Importation: Customs officer testifies against colleague

Thursday, January 11, 2018
An Assistant Comptroller of Customs attached to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operation Unit, A. M. Adamu, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos that an officer serving at the Apapa Area Command offered bribe to other officers at the port to facilitate the release of a ...

Delta AG Challenges High Court Judge Over N10m Award To Pregnant Woman

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor has faulted a judgment of Justice C.E. Achilefu of an Otor-Udu High Court that awarded a N10 million damages against the State Hospitals Management Board and three others over the death of a pregnant woman for alleg ...
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