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NJC Recommends Appointment of Four (4) Justices, Supreme Court of Nigeria, Three (3) Heads of Court, Eleven (11) Judges for State High Courts and Four (4) Kadis, of Sharia Court of Appeal

Fri, 14th Aug, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: NJC Recommends Appointment of Twenty-two (22) Judicial Officers for Federal and State Judiciaries; • Issues Letter of Warning to a Judge.

Thu, 13th Aug, 2020

RE: URGENT NEED FOR SPEEDY TRIAL OF CASES AND DECONGESTION OF CUSTODIAL CENTRES

Fri, 15th May, 2020

RE: NATIONAL JUDICIAL COUNCIL COVID-19 POLICY REPORT: GUIDELINES FOR COURT SITTINGS AND RELATED MATTERS IN THE COVID-19 PERIOD

Thu, 7th May, 2020

RE: IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES FOR THE CONTAINMENT OF COVID-19 ISSUED BY THE PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE ON COVID-19

Mon, 4th May, 2020

NJC recommends appointment of four (4) Heads of Court, (64) Sixty-four Judicial Officers for States and FCT High Courts and two (2) Kadis, Sharia Court of Appeal

Sun, 26th Apr, 2020

NJC constitutes a 10-man Committee to develop a template for Court sitting; Recommends compulsory retirement of two Judges; Appoints 70 Judicial Officers for Federal and State Judiciaries.

Fri, 24th Apr, 2020

RE: PREVENTIVE MEASURES ON THE SPREAD OF CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) AND THE PROTECTION OF JUSTICES, JUDGES AND STAFF OF COURTS.

Mon, 6th Apr, 2020

PREVENTIVE MEASURES ON THE SPREAD OF CORONA VIRUS (COVID – 19) AND THE PROTECTION OF JUSTICES, JUDGES AND STAFF OF COURTS

Mon, 23rd Mar, 2020

PREVENTIVE MEASURES ON THE SPREAD OF CORONA VIRUS (COVID – 19) AND THE PROTECTION OF JUSTICES, JUDGES AND STAFF OF COURTS

Mon, 23rd Mar, 2020

RE: PREVENTIVE MEASURES ON THE SPREAD OF CORONA VIRUS (COVID – 19) AND THE PROTECTION OF JUSTICES, JUDGES AND STAFF OF COURTS

Mon, 23rd Mar, 2020

NJC demies any ongoing recuitment exercise...

Tue, 18th Feb, 2020

NJC denies any ongoing recuitment exercise...

Tue, 18th Feb, 2020

• NJC recommends appointment of (6) Heads of Court, and (26) Twenty-six Judicial Officers for State High Courts and one (1) Kadi, Sharia Court of Appeal

Thu, 19th Dec, 2019

NJC recommends appointment of Judges, Heads of Courts, Justices; Empanels Committees to investigate eight (8) Judges...

Wed, 23rd Oct, 2019

NJC recommends appointments of Hon. Dr. Justice I. T. Muhammad, CFR, as substantive CJN, and eight (8) others as Heads of Court

Wed, 10th Jul, 2019

NJC meets to formally note the acceptance by President Buhari of the voluntary retirement of Hon. Mr. Justice W. S. N. Onnoghen, GCON

Mon, 10th Jun, 2019

NJC extends acting appointment of Honourable Dr. Justice I. T. Muhammad, CFR, by three (3) months.

Sat, 20th Apr, 2019

NJC decides on the Report of the Five-Man Committee set up to investigate petitions against Hon. Mr. Justice W. S. N. Onnoghen, GCON and Hon. Mr. Justice I. T. Muhammad, CFR.

Wed, 3rd Apr, 2019

NJC Constitutes a five-man Committee to investigate petitions written against Hon. Mr. Justice W. S. N. Onnoghen, GCON and Hon. Mr. Justice I. T. Muhammad, CFR; Fowards new petition written against the latter.

Wed, 13th Feb, 2019

NJC constitutes Preliminary Complaints Assessment Committee, forwards new petition by The EFCC to Hon. Mr. Justice W.S.N. Onnoghen...

Mon, 11th Feb, 2019

Justice Abba-Aji : National Judicial Council re-affirms its commitment to zero tolerance for corruption

Tue, 16th Oct, 2018

NJC recommends the dismissal of two (2) Judges;

Thu, 4th Oct, 2018

COTRIMCO submits interim report to NJC, Blames prosecution, Court and Prison for delay…

Fri, 18th May, 2018

The National Judicial Council recommended the under-listed names of twenty-one successful candidates as Heads of Courts and Judicial Officers for the Federal/State High Courts and the Code of Conduct Tribunal

Fri, 11th May, 2018

NJC recommends the compulsory retirement of one Judge; Empanels Committees to investigate seven Judges of Federal and State Courts; And appoints twenty-one Judicial Officers for eight (8) States and the FCT

Wed, 9th May, 2018