NJI commences refresher course for magistrates nationwide

L-R: Chief Justice of Bayelsa State,Justice Kate Abiri, Representative of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun and the Administrator, National Judicial Institute , Justice Rosaline Bozimo during  a refresher Course for magistrates in Abuja on Monday L-R: Chief Justice of Bayelsa State,Justice Kate Abiri, Representative of Chief Justice More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Assets Declaration: FG docks S’Court judge, Ngwuta before CCT

The Federal Government on Thursday arraigned suspended justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on an amended eight-count charge of false asset declaration. Justice More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Justice Delivery: Kano CJ laments dearth of judges, soaring of court cases

Acting Chief Judge of Kano State, Justice Nasir Sagir has raised the alarm that the state does not have sufficient judicial officers to handle burgeoning cases in the state. Judges at the state level are appointed More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Patience’s $15.5m Fund: Convicted firms make u-turn, hire Ozekhome to overturn their conviction

As convicts approach Appeal Court In what appears a dramatic turn, four companies convicted by a Federal high court Lagos after pleading guilty to the offence of laundering $15.591 million allegedly belonging More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

$1.3bn Malabu Trial: I ‘ll remain a fugitive except … —Adoke, SAN

Strong indications emerged on Tuesday that the Kogi-born immediate past Attorney General of Federation, Mr Mohammed Bello Adoke, might remain a fugitive except he was able to secure some concessions from the Nigerian More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Nigerian lawyer, Adenipekun joins Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Netherlands

The Federal Government has appointed Mr Adebayo Adenipekun, (SAN), the managing partner, Afe Babalola (SAN) chambers, as a member of the permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands. The Permanent Court More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Presidency dares senate, says Magu ‘ll remain in office

Says he doesn’t need Senate confirmation As VP absolves FG in seizure of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that the Presidency may no longer re-present the name of the incumbent More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Graft Fight: CJN replies presidency, critics

Says judiciary not frustrating Buhari’s anti-graft fight The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice  Walter Onnoghen on Tuesday vowed that the judiciary under his watch would not frustrate the on-going anti More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Court voids amended NBA constitution

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has stopped the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and its officers from conducting the affairs of the association on the basis of the constitution amended and adopted at the association’s More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Alleged Corruption: Abuja court sets Justice Ademola free, blasts FG

Discharges his wife, SAN too  By Toyin Akinfolajimi A Federal Capital Territory High Court siting in Maitama, on Wednesday terminated the trial of a suspended high court judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola. That More...