• Rivers APC rejects 2 judges on NJC ethics c’ttee

    Rivers APC rejects 2 judges on NJC ethics c’ttee

    It was gathered that the Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to drop Justice Iche Ndu (retd) and Okey Wali, SAN, former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) from the Judicial Ethics Committee.

    The party described the judges as loyalists of Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratoic Party (PDP).

    A statement signed by Chris Finebone, Publicity Secretary of the party, expressed shock over the appointment of two well-known PDP […]

  • No entitlements for suspended Jibrin – Ethics c’ttee

    No entitlements for suspended Jibrin – Ethics c’ttee

    According to reports, the Ethics and Privileges Committee in the House of Representatives on Tuesday said that former Chairman of Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, would not be paid any entitlements while under suspension.

    The Chairman Ethics and Privileges committee, Nicholas Ossai, said this to newsmen in Abuja.

    It would be recalled that Jibrin was suspended by the House based on the recommendations of the Committee on Ethics and Privileges for alleged misconduct.

    Jibrin had accused the House Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, and three other […]

  • CJN launches National Judicial Policy, inaugurates ethics c’ttee

    CJN launches National Judicial Policy, inaugurates ethics c’ttee

    According to reports, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has launched a National Judiciary Policy (NJP) and also inaugurated the Ethics Standing Committee.

    The aim is to provide an oversight over judicial offices and court star, to ensure integrity and independence of the Nigerian judiciary.

    The CJN added that and to serve as a legal backing for several multi-faceted strategies and guidelines to be developed by the judiciary to continue to rid the sector of acts that are not […]

  • Budget padding: Jibin cannot dictate to ethics c’ttee – Reps

    Budget padding: Jibin cannot dictate to ethics c’ttee – Reps

    According to reports, the House of Representatives on Thursday said the sacked Chairman of the Committee on Appropriation, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, cannot dictate the agenda or mode of investigation for the Ethics and Privileges committee, which has been mandated to investigate him for breach of privileges and sundry acts of misconduct.

    As a fallout of the tirade of allegations of corruption levelled against the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, three principal officers and some members of the lower chamber, the House on Wednesday […]