Tag archive for ‘Resignation’
By Bar and Bench On Friday, December 8th, 2017

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

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, December 7th, 2017

Justice Adeniyi Ademola bows out of the bench voluntarily

  Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja Division, has bowed out of the bench voluntarily. He reportedly sent his resignation Wednesday. That was after presiding over several cases, four of which More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Breaking: Atiku resigns from APC

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has ditched the All Progressives Congress (APC). Abubakar was one of the strong politicians who joined hands with other like minds to form the party in 2014. In a statement More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

PDP’s Convention: Bode George asks Makarfi to resign

Former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, on Tuesday called for immediate resignation of the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the party, Ahmed Makarfi. He is More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Corruption Trial Committee: CJN confirms Justice Salami’s resignation, shops for replacement

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman of the National Judicial Council (NJC), Justice Walter Onnoghen on Thursday confirmed the resignation of Justice Ayo Salami as Chairman of the Corruption and Financial More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, September 17th, 2017

If I were some judges, I would have resigned– Justice Akanbi

Former president of Court of Appeal and pioneer chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), Justice Mustapha Akanbi (retd), belongs to the late Kwame Nkrumah old More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Buhari should resign now—Fayose

Says he’s still sick to perform The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday launched a fresh attack on President Muhammadu Buhari over his ill health, saying contrary to what people were made to More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Kogi speaker resigns

The Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Umar Imam, has reportedly resigned. He purportedly resigned on Tuesday night to avoid being impeached during Wednesday’s plenary session. When contacted, the Chief More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Why Buhari should remain office, by Evaristus Bassey

If Buhari resigns today, he would not die an unhappy man. He had a strong desire to return as Nigeria’s president, and he achieved that. He had a desire too to stamp out corruption in Nigeria, and he already More...