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38 Abolongo Inmates Freed by Oyo CJ

By Jeffery Ahonmisi 38 inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Service, Medium Security Custodial Centre, Abolongo, Oyo Town, have been granted pardon by the Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Iyabo Yerima. The 38 inmates who received the leniency included those pardoned for stealing, burglary, and the breach of peace and on health grounds. In her […]Continue Reading
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Oyo CJ Pardons 31 Inmates

By Jeffrey Ahonmisi 31 awaiting trial inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Service, Agodi Custodial Centre, Ibadan have been granted pardon by the Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Iyabo Yerima. One other inmate was also given three months of community service. The 32 inmates who received the leniency included those pardoned for stealing, fighting, breach […]Continue Reading
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Adeleke Lauds JUSUN for Calling off Strike

By Funmi Ojo Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke has commended the Judiciary Workers Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, for calling off its three-month strike action, describing the resolution as a direct outcome of his arbitration. In a statement by the governor’s spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, the Governor was reacting to the reopening of the court system […]Continue Reading
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OYSHA: Makinde Seeks Confirmation of Justice Tajudeen as President of Customary Court of Appeal

By Mosope Kehinde Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has forwarded a letter requesting the confirmation of the appointment of Hon. Justice Tajudeen Muhammad Abdul Ganiyu as the President Customary Court of Appeal, Oyo State to the State House of Assembly. The request became imperative following the recommendation of Hon. Justice Tajudeen Muhammad Abdul Ganiyu […]Continue Reading
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S’Court Swears in 11 Judges

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has sworn in 11 new justices. The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, who conducted the ceremony charged the judges not to allow their ambition to cloud their sense of judgement. Speaking further at the swearing-in held at the main courtroom of the Supreme Court, the CJN told […]Continue Reading
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Ogun JUSUN to Begin Strike on Monday

By Olusegun Folarin The Ogun State Chapter, Judiciary Staff Association of Nigeria, JUSUN, announces plans to commence a five-day warning strike over the non-payment of forty percent peculiar allowance to its members. The Chairman of the Union, Comrade Tunji Ajiboye told Radio Nigeria in Abeokuta that strike would commence on Monday, 26th February, 2024 after […]Continue Reading
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FG Stops Treason Case against Sowore

The Federal Government has declared its intention to discontinue the treasonable felony case instituted against the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. The development was made known in a document by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi. The document dated February 15, 2024, was addressed to the Federal High […]Continue Reading
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Strike: Sheath Sword, Adeleke Urges JUSUN

By Funmi Ojo Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has again called for an amicable resolution of the ongoing strike action by the Osun State Chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, expressing unhappiness on the delay of justice administration due to the industrial action. Speaking while hosting a delegation of the national leadership of […]Continue Reading
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Court Revokes Ex-AGF Co-Defendant’s Bail

The bail previously granted to Geoffrey Akindele, one of the defendants in the trial involving former Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has been revoked. Akindele is being tried alongside the ex-AGF for fraudulent diversion of public funds amounting to N109.5 million. Other defendants are Idris Mohammed, Kudu Usman, and Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange Continue Reading