NJI organises national workshop for Area, Sharia and Customary courts’ judges

    L-R: Representative of the Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Olu Ariwoola with Administrator, National Judicial Institute, Justice Rosaline Bozimo  during the National Workshop for Area, Sharia and Customary Courts in Abuja on April 3, 2017 L-R: Administrator of National Judicial Institute (NJI), Justice Rosaline Bozimo  delivering More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Why court judgment which voided 2015 NBA constitution cant stand–Osigwe

Former General Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Afam Osigwe on Friday faulted Thursday judgment of a Federal high court, Abuja which voided the 2015 constitution of NBA. The court, had, on Thursday, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Senate’s summons on Sagay unconstitutional – Hon (SAN)

Prominent member of the inner bar and law books author, Chief Sebastine Hon, said on Thursday dismissed as unconstitutional  the summons issued on the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Bail After Sentence: Release of ex-Gov Ngilari strange, threat to respect for the Nigerian judiciary—Prison Service

The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS) has described as strange the bail granted the convicted former Adamawa State Governor, Mr. James Bala Ngilari. The Controller of Prison, Adamawa State Command, Mr. Peter Tenkwa, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Why judicial practice, procedure must be modernised — CJN

The urgent need to modernise judicial practice and procedure in various courts across the country, dominated discourse at the 2017 Refresher Course for Judges and Kadis, held at the National Judicial Institute, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Derogatory Comments: Senate can’t summon me—Prof Sagay

Says the summon shows lawmakers are ignorant of the law Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay (SAN)  on Wednesday dismissed as unconstitutional and ignorance More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Alleged Misconduct: NJC gives Justice Abang clean bill of health

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has cleared Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court of allegations of misconduct made against him by a faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on his judgment which More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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AMCON recovers N682bn bad debt in 6 years

Stakeholders urged to support debt recovery efforts The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), on Monday, said it has so far recovered about N681.5 billion from debtors over the last six years. AMCON More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Ile-Ife Clash: Falana blasts Nigeria Police for parading arrested Yoruba suspects

Says police are quick to parade poor suspects , not rich thieves Counsels suspects to sue FG Fiery Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has blasted the Nigeria Police over incessant parade More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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It’s a big sacrifice for outstanding lawyers to go to the bench— Folarin Williams

Lagos-based lawyer,  Mr. Folarin Williams, on Sunday said that it was a huge sacrifice for outstanding lawyers to accept to take up appointments at the bench. The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter More...