NJC releases list of 69 new judges, heads of courts

The National Judicial Council, at its 93rd Meeting of 16th December 2020 virtually held, considered the list of candidates interviewed and presented by its Interview Committee. At the end of deliberation, Council recommended the under-listed names of Sixty-nine (69) successful candidates to Mr. President (in the case of Kadis of the FCT Sharia Court of... Continue Reading →

N2.2bn Fraud: Again, Court Grants Fayose Permission for Medical Trip

Former governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose yesterday secured the permission of a federal high court in Lagos to seek medical treatment abroad. The judge, C.J. Aneke granted the permission following an application by Ola Olanipekun, Fayose’s counsel. The former governor is being tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for an... Continue Reading →

Group reports judge to NJC for freezing #EndSARS campaigners’ accounts

The Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution has written a petition to the National Judicial Council accusing a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, of misconduct. The petition, titled, ‘Re: Suit No FHC/ABJ/CS/1384/2020 Complaint of Judicial Misconduct Against Hon Justice A.R Mohammed’ was submitted at the NJC on November 16, 2020. In... Continue Reading →

Court Convicts House Of Representatives Member For Lying Under Oath

A member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela, has been found guilty by a magistrate court in Abuja for lying under oath while giving information to the Independent National Electoral Commission to enable him contest the 2019 election. The Federal Capital Territory Police had accused Mela, who represents Billiri/Balanga Federal Constituency in Gombe State... Continue Reading →

Olasunkanmi Opeifa: Nigerian teacher named among finalists for N383m Global Teacher Prize

Olasunkanmi Opeifa has shown the world that Nigeria has qualified teachers who are creating impacts in the lives of students. The Abuja-based teacher has been named a top 10 finalist for the Global Teacher Prize 2020. Opeifa has been commended for reaching more students beyond his community through book publication. A lot of Nigerians have... Continue Reading →

A Judge Accused Of Having Threesome In Her Chambers

A Female judge has been accused of using her courtroom to have group sex with lawyers. Judge Dawn Gentry, 38, from Kentucky, is also alleged to have pressurized lawyers into having threesomes with her and her ex-pastor lover Metro UK reports. Those lawyers who refused her requests were then not given preferential treatment in their... Continue Reading →

Another Judge, Justice Chioma Nwosu Kidnapped In Edo State, Police Escort Killed

Justice Chioma Nwosu of the Court of Appeal, Benin Division, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Benin,  Edo State Punch NG reports. The police orderly accompanying her, Inspector A. I. Momoh was killed by the gunmen before taking her away. The driver of the vehicle was also seriously injured. It was gathered that the four... Continue Reading →

PHOTOS: Gov. Akeredolu Buys Prado Jeep For All Judges In Ondo State

In continuation of his administration's promise to create a conducive atmosphere for the workforce, Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has procured sixteen brand new 2019 model Toyota Land Cruiser Prado SUVs for the use of Judges and the Chief Judge of the state. The vehicles were received by the Chief Judge of the... Continue Reading →

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