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    Politics NJC okays appointment of 70 Judges, sacks 2 over age falsification, judicial misconduct – Vanguard Nigeria News

    https://www.vanguardngr.com/2020/04/njc-okays-appointment-of-70-judges-sacks-2-over-age-falsification-judicial-misconduct/
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    Politics FG To Drag Judge Before NJC For Granting Sowore Bail (Read Full Details) – Naijaloaded

    There were indications last night that the federal government was contemplating reporting Justice Taiwo Taiwo, to the National Judicial Council (NJC) on account of his decision to grant bail to the convener of RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. Justice Taiwo of … Read more via...
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    Metro What NJC Will Do To Justices Onnoghen and Tanko – OluFamous.Com

    As we reported earlier, the National Judicial Council has given the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, and the acting CJN, Tanko Muhammad, seven working days to respond to petitions against them. What is the way out for both Onnoghen and Tanko?The council gave the ultimatum...
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    Metro EXCLUSIVE: AGF sends criminal allegations against Onnoghen to NJC – TheCable

    Ahead of the emergency meeting of the National Judicial Council (NJC) on Tuesday, the office of the attorney-general of the federation (AGF) has sent a list of criminal allegations against Water Onnoghen to the body, TheCable can report. Insiders at the ministry of justice informed TheCable...
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    Metro Why we want Buhari, NJC to probe suspension of Kalu’s trial —Abia leaders – Vanguard News Nigeria

    SOME elders from Abia State under the aegis of Concerned Abia Leaders, have called on both President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Judicial Council, NJC, to probe the suspension of resumed trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, over alleged … Read more via Vanguard...
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    Metro NJC Sacks Justice Ademola, Describes His Resignation As An “After-thought”

    The National Judicial Council (NJC) has rejected the resignation letter tendered by Adeniyi Ademola, a judge of the federal high court, Abuja, saying he was recommended for sack. Ademola was one of the judges whose home was raided by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in...
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    Metro Justice Adeniyi Ademola Voluntarily Retires From Federal High Court

    Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court has voluntarily retired, several months after the DSS raided his home and some judges. He tendered his resignation letter to the National Judicial Council (NJC) on Thursday morning. Earlier in the year, he was discharged and acquitted by an FCT...
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    Politics CJN Confirms Justice Salami Turned Down Appointment

    The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, Walter Onnoghen, has confirmed that retired Justice Ayo Salami turned down offer as Chairperson of the Corruption and Financial Crimes Cases Trial Monitoring Committee. Mr. Onnoghen’s spokesperson, Awassam Bassey, while...
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    Politics Justice Ayo Salami Rejects CJN's Appointment on Corruption Case

    A former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami has reportedly rejected his appointment as the Chairman of the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee, COTRIMCO, based on principle and conscience. According to the Nation Newspaper, Salami is convinced that...
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    Politics Nigerian Judiciary Creates Special Courts for Corrupt Cases

    The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has revealed plans to create special courts solely for the purpose of hearing and speedily determining corruption and financial crime cases. Onnoghen broke the news, while speaking at the opening of the 2017/2018 Legal Year and the...
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    Metro NJC Bars 2 Judges From Hearing Cases Over Alleged Corruption

    The National Judicial Council has barred from sitting, judges that are being tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for alleged corruption. Those affected are, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa of the Federal High Court, and Justice Agbadu Fishim of the National Industrial court. They...
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    Politics Presidency Tells NJC To Suspend 6 Judges Again

    The Presidency has called on the National Judicial Council (NJC) to re-suspend the 6 Judges who were recalled. READ: NJC recalls Justice Ademola, 5 Other Suspended Judges Special Adviser to the President on Prosecutions, Okoi Obono-Obla made the call during a programme on Channels TV...
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    Metro NJC Gives Reasons Why Suspended Judges Were Recalled

    The decision to recall the six judges that were suspended following raids on their houses last year by personnel of the Department of Security Service (DSS) was hinged on the lack of a case against them, the National Judicial Council (NJC) said yesterday. The council announced the reinstatement...
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    Politics Presidency Reacts To Recall of 6 Suspended Judges

    Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) chairman, Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), has said that the suspended judges does not foreclose their being charged, although he says he has no objection to their recall since they have not been charged. Recall that the National Judicial...
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    Metro NJC recalls Justice Ademola, 5 Other Suspended Judges

    The National Judicial Council NJC has recalled six suspended judges who were either not charged for corruption or acquitted by the court. The decision was taken at the 82nd meeting of the council which held on May 31 in Abuja and presided by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter...
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    Metro NJC Recommends Sack Of 2 Judges, Issues Strong Warning To Others

    The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the dismissal of Justice Ugbo Ononogbo of the Abia State High Court and the compulsory retirement from office of Justice Nasir Gummi of Zamfara State High Court of Justice with immediate effect. The NJC also resolved at its 80th meeting held...
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    Politics Buhari Appoints 2 Northerners As Supreme Court Justices

    President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the confirmation of the Nigerian Senate to appoint two northerners as new Supreme court justices. This is coming as the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo identified the importance of merit in giving reward and said that quota system was detrimental to the...
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    Politics NJC Holds Crucial Meeting Over Pending Petition

    The National Judicial Council, NJC, holds meeting in Abuja to discuss some pending issues including petitions pending against some judges. The NJC will also consider the appointment of the Supreme Court Chief Registrar. Two candidates, Aliyu Ibrahim, who is presently the Chief Registrar of...
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    Metro NJC Bars Judges From Collecting Gifts

    The National Judicial Council, NJC is set to launch a new judicial policy which will guide the behavior of judges and bar media reportage of allegations of misconduct levelled against judges and employees of the judiciary. The Policy is set to be launched today. Part of the policy reads, "A...
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    Metro NJC Replies NBA - Accused Judges Won't Go on Compulsory Leave

    The National Judicial Council, NJC has kicked against the request by the President of the Nigeria Bar Association,NBA that the judges recently arrested by the DSS should embark on compulsory leave. READ: NBA - Accused Judges Should Embark On Compulsory Leave A statement issued by NJC’s...
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