The Human Rights group and CAN got it wrong  By Prof. Dawud O. S. Noibi

My attention was drawn to the sepatate calls made by the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) for the resignation or removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The two bodies bitterly criticized the CJN for calling for the improvement of the status of the Shari’ah in Nigeria through the amendment of the relevant sections of the Constitution. They described the CJN as heating the polity by thus calling for what they  described, laughably though, as the Islamization of the country.…

CJN CANVASSES FOR ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION …. As Law School Churns Out 4,294 New Lawyers

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Samuel Nkannu Walter Onnoghen has charged legal practitioners in the country to always resort to other alternatives   to dispute resolution if pursuing a case in court will not be in the best interest of the society. Onnoghen, who spoke in Abuja at the call to Bar ceremony of fresh 4,294 lawyers by the Body of Benchers said the ultimate goal of litigation is to reach a just conclusion in a matter, which he said can be amicably achieved through alternative dispute resolution. The…