Gov Bello Swears in Justices Olorunfemi, Momoh-Jimoh as substantive CJ, President CCA  

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Thursday administered oath of office to the recently confirmed Chief Judge of the State, Justice Richard Olorunfemi and the President Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Isiaka Momoh-Jimoh Governor Bello in his address delivered by his deputy, Edward Onoja, charged the Legal lords to execute all the functions of their respective offices with erudition and the fear of Almighty God noted that there were no doubt that they would provide excellent leadership for our Judiciary and the state in general. The Governor further alluded that…

Yahaya Bello congratulates FCT High Court Ag.Judge,Justice Baba-Yusuf

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has congratulated the newly appointed acting Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Husseini Baba-Yusuf whose appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari was based on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council. The governor in a congratulatory message, contained in a Press Statement signed on Monday  by his Chief Press Secretary, Muhammed Onogwu described Justice Buba-Yusuf’s appointment as a perfect fit Governor Bello hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for the appointment of Kogi born Jurist into such a highly prestigious position noting…

FG reiterates commitment to protection of human rights ….   As AGF inaugurates NHRC Governing Council

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to the protection of the human rights of all Nigerians and other nationals living in the country, The AGF who stated this during the inauguration of NHRC governing council at the Headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission in Abuja on Monday 2nd of August, 2021 noted that the federal government has shown adequate capacity towards the protection of the rights of citizens and foreigners resident in Nigeria, given…

Muslim Group urges Makinde to compensate families of lawyers denied Judges positions

Political Awareness Group has called on Oyo State Government to immortalize three Muslim lawyers who were selected as judges of high court but died after Governor Seyi Makinde stopped their confirmation. Dr Moruf Yusuf, the Vice-Chairman of PAG,  an Association of Muslim Professionals and Technocrats for Good Governance made the call in Ibadan at its Secretariat,  Ososami, Ibadan at a news conference. He listed the names of the lawyers  as Alhaja Fatima Badirudeen, Mr. Wasiu Adetunji Gbadegesin and  Mr. AbdulRasaq Bolaji Agoro. Dr Yusuf said apart from immortalizing them for…

Danbatta receives commendation on nation’s digital transformation   ….  as NCC restates collaboration with Judiciary in tackling Telecoms service challenges

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in a bid to further protect telecoms infrastructure in the country,has restated its commitment to continue to strengthen collaboration with judicial institutions in Nigeria.   The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, gave the assurance during a courtesy visit by a high-powered delegation of the Kano State Judiciary to the chief telecom regulator at the NCC Kano Zonal Office, in Kano, over the weekend.   Addressing the judicial delegation, Danbatta said, while the Commission was doing everything within its regulatory mandate…

Financial Autonomy : Oyo Assembly passes Legislative,Judicial Funds Management Bill

As part of major condition for the implementation of financial autonomy for State Legislatures and Judiciary across the Country, The Oyo State House of Assembly has passed iFunds Management Bill, 2021 into Law. The Bill tagged Oyo State House of Assembly Funds Management Bill, 2021 was passed Thursday at a plenary session presided over by the Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin. The Chairman House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Hon Akeem Mustapha, (Kajola) had earlier presented and submitted the report of the Committee on the bill…

BREAKING : Judicial workers, JUSUN call off strike

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria has suspended its strike on Wednesday. The union is set to commence work on Monday. JUSUN had on April 6, ordered its members across the federation to shut all courts in the country to press home its demand for implementation of financial autonomy for the judiciary. A source at the Supreme Court confirmed to Vanguard on Wednesday that JUSUN’s decision to suspend the strike action was due to the intervention of both Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad and the National Judicial…

Gov Sule swears-in Aisha Bashir-Aliyu as substantive Chief Judge

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has sworn-in Justice Aisha Bashir-Aliyu as the substantive Chief Judge of the state. She became the first female Chief Judge in Nasarawa State.. This was just as the Governor also inaugurated Barrister Mohammed Sani Bawa and Hon. Peter Mbochu, as chairman and member of the state Local Government Service Commission respectively. Engineer Sule swore-in the CJ, chairman and member of the local government service commission, at a ceremony at the Government House, on Monday. Shortly after administering the oath of office on the new…

Oyetola swears in Justice Akanbi as President Customary Court of Appeal … as Gov reaffirms commitment to welfare of judiciary workers

The Governor, State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday swore in the newly-confirmed President of the State Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Wasiu Oladejo Akanbi. The appointment and confirmation of Justice Akanbi were sequel to the retirement of his predecessor Justice Eunice Awolalu from service after the attainment of statutory retirement age. The Governor tasked Akanbi to uphold judicial sanctity and discharge his duties with the fear of God, topmost sincerity and ensure fairness and equity in the dispensation of justice in the State. He also reiterated his Administration’s commitment…

Gov Sani Bello swears-in Justice Aisha Bawa Bwari as substantive state CJ

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has called on the Judiciary and the Legislature to come up with stiffer penalties on bandits, kidnappers and their informants in the state. Governor Sani Bello stated this while presiding over the swearing-in of Justice Aisha Lami Bawa Bwari as the Chief Judge of the State at the Government House, Minna. The Governor who noted that banditry and Kidnapping activities are carried out in conjunction with members of the communities, stressed that the informants should as well undergo the same penalties with both the…