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By Bar and Bench On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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NJC spurns Justice Ademola’s resignation, sacks him from office

Orders him to proceed on suspension pending Buhari’s approval of his compulsory retirement The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Thursday wielded its big hammer against a Federal high court judge, Justice More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Sack: Justice Ademola mocks NJC, says he retired voluntarily

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court on Thursday mocked the National Judicial Council (NJC) over its claim that he has been recommended for compulsory retirement. Ademola J. said as far as he was concerned, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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CJN Onnoghen releases list of 1,124 on-going corruption cases to NJC’s Committee on Corruption Trial

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen on Wednesday disclosed that a total of 1,124 corruption cases are on-going in various courts nationwide on a day he inaugurated the Corruption and Other Financial More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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NJC names Justice Galadima as anti-graft trial monitoring committee chair

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has named Justice Suleiman Galadima as new chairman of its Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO). Galadima replaces Justice Ayo Salami who More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Babalakin praises NJC over sanitisation of the judiciary

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has commended the National Judicial Council (NJC) for its determination to sanitise the judiciary and More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Misconduct: 15 judges under probe–NJC

Set to report Ikeja NBA chief, Adesina Ogunlana, to Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee The National Judicial Council (NJC) headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has set up 15 More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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NJC appoints Justice Salami as head of its monitoring committee on trial of corruption, financial crimes cases

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has appointed a former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Isa Ayo Salami as the chairman of its Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO). The More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Misconduct: NJC rejects judgment halting Justice Ademola’s probe, goes on appeal

Reprieve appears to be far away from a sitting judge of the Abuja Federal high court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola over legal moves by stakeholders to boot him out of the bench for alleged engagement in professional More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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NJC faults NBS, UNODC’s corruption index, kicks over judges’ indictment

The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Sunday rejected the index used by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to score the judiciary as the second most More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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Alleged Misconduct: Abuja court bars NJC from probing Justice Ademola over withdrawn petition

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has barred the National Judicial Council (NJC) from going ahead with the probe of a high court judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola over a withdrawn allegation of misconduct. The trial court, More...