Tag archive for ‘NJC’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 19th, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Alleged Misconduct: Abuja court bars NJC from probing Justice Ademola over withdrawn petition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National Judicial Council (NJC) from going ahead with the probe of a high court judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola over a withdrawn allegation of misconduct.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...

By Bar and Bench Watch On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Ex-S’Court Chief Registrar, Gambo, takes over as NJC scribe

Former Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barrister Ahmed Gambo Saleh has resumed office as the Executive Secretary of the National Judicial Council (NJC). He took over from Mr Danladi Halilu who officially More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Recalled Judges: NJC lied—Presidency

  ‎By Toyin Akinfolajimi The Presidency, last night, accused the National Judicial Council (NJC) of false claims in its bid to recall five out of the judges that were earlier suspended over corruption allegation. This More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Recalled Judges: NJC fires back at presidency

Says it’s decision was based on rule of law and fairness The National Judicial Council (NJC) has fired back at the Presidency over the latter’s allegation that the former was on a trip to bungle the anti-graft More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 10th, 2017

FG in cold war with NJC, files corruption charges against recalled judges

Toyin Akinfolajimi In less than a week after the National Judicial Council (NJC) recalled six judges facing corruption probe following failure to charge them to court, the Federal Government on Friday approached More...