• Court of Appeal grants Jegede leave to appeal judgement

    Court of Appeal grants Jegede leave to appeal judgement

    According to reports, the Court of Appeal has granted a factional candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Ondo State governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, leave to appeal the judgement that shut him out of the election.

    The court said since the judgement of the lower court that recognized Jimoh Ibrahim as the candidate of the PDP affected him, Jegede has the right to appeal the ruling.

    While the Jegede belongs to the faction of Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Ibrahim is of the […]

  • CJN cautions judges against delay in judgement

    CJN cautions judges against delay in judgement

    According to reports, the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has called on judges in Nigeria to reduce the delays in dispensing justice.

    However, the Chief Justice asked them never to sacrifice justice for speed.

    For the second time within two days, Justice Mohammed took a swipe at judges who give conflicting judgements.

    He observed that such action threatens the integrity and the independence of the judiciary in Nigeria.

    The Judge stated that delays in dispensing justice in high profile cases and […]

  • We’ll probe judges giving conflicting judgement – CJN

    We’ll probe judges giving conflicting judgement – CJN

    According to reports, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has said the National Judicial Council (NJC) had recieved petitions against some judges who delivered conflicting judgement in some cases before them.

    The CJN said investigation into the petition is on-going and will be made public soon.

    Justice Mohammed said appropriate actions would be taken against any of the judges found guilty at the end of the investigation.

    The CJN who spoke at the special session of the Supreme Court to mark […]

  • ECOWAS Court adjourns judgement indefinitely on Dasuki’s detention

    ECOWAS Court adjourns judgement indefinitely on Dasuki’s detention

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Community Court of Justice has adjourned sine die (indefinitely) judgment in the case of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), against the Federal Government.

    Dasuki is challenging his unlawful detention by government since December 2015 in the custody of the Department of the State Security Service (DSS).

    The court, presided over by Justice Friday Nwoke had on May 16 reserved judgment till today after taking final argument from Dasuki’s lawyer Robert […]