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Oyo State Governor, ‘SEYI MAKINDE, has congratulated Honourable Justice OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA on his elevation and swearing-in as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria by President MUHAMMADU BUHARI.   Governor MAKINDE described Iseyin-born ARIWOOLA’S elevation as as a deserving development and reward for diligence, patriotism and service to the nation.   A statement by the Special […]

President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has sworn in Justice OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.   ARIWOOLA was sworn in today at the Council Chambers in Abuja.   He took over from the immediate past CJN, IBRAHIM TANKO MUHAMMAD who resigned on Monday due to health reasons.   Until his resignation, according to […]

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said that there is an urgent need for fundamental reforms of the administration and governance of the Nigerian Judiciary. This was disclosed in a press statement issued by the President, OLUMIDE AKPATA. The NBA described as unfortunate the conditions highlighted in the letter written by 14 Justices of the […]

An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital, has sentenced three persons to death by hanging for killing Olufunke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. While four persons were accused of the crime – Lawal Mazaje, 40, Adamu Adamu, 50, Mohammed Usman, 26, and Auwal Abubakar, 25 –  the […]

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