The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) on Friday in Abuja conferred Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) on 17 distinguished Nigerian legal practitioners.
Mr Sunday Olorundahunsi, the LPPC Secretary and Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, announced this while briefing newsmen at the Supreme Court.
Olorundahunsi said that the committee found.....
The National President of Ohaneze Youth Foundation (OYF), Prince Uba Chukwuemeka in a release made available to the Press has commended the judiciary for her landmark ruling on the eligibility of President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 elections.
Prince Uba was reacting to the recent judgment by Justice.....
An Enugu High Court has sentenced the Registrar of a Magistrate’s Court in Enugu state, Anikwu Ifesinachi, to three years jail without an option of fine, for demanding bribe. According to a statement from the spokesperson for the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, Mr. Folu Olamiti, on Sunday,.....
The Federal high Court sitting in Owerri and presided over by Justice S.M Shuaibu,Tuesday,insisted despite spirited effort put forward by the defense Counsel that it’s earlier order on the physical appearance of persons in a criminal suite No.FHC/OW/72/13 bordering on alleged Certificate forgery by an Imo State Law.....
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has announced the elevation of 24 High Court’s judges to the Court of Appeal.
The Council, after its meeting yesterday, also recommended the Acting President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to President Goodluck Jonathan for appointment as the substantive President of the.....
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the retirement of Justices Gladys Olotu of the Federal High Court, Abuja and Ufot Inyang of the Abuja High Court for “gross misconduct”.
The NJC directed that they should be suspended from office, pursuant to its disciplinary powers under the Constitution.
The charged atmosphere at the Imo State House of Assembly,Owerri continued Tuesday as the Police and other Security Agencies took charge, monitoring movements in and around the Assembly located within the Ikemba Ojukwu centre, Owerri. The Law Makers who were expected to resume sitting Tuesday,January 28,2014 after a long Christmas.....
The Punch:The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, Edo State, has declared unconstitutional, null and void, the sacking of the late Justice Gabriel Okungbowa-led Edo State Independent Electoral Commission by the state government. The judgment is coming seven years after the sacking of the erstwhile state electoral commission. Following a resolution.....
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