The Lagos State High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019 (new rules) was launched on January 14, 2019, amidst heavy criticism from legal practitioners and the public.
Towards ensuring an expeditious judicial system, certain novel provisions were inculcated into the High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019. This rule which came into effect on 31th January, 2019 also had alongside it The High court of Lagos State (Expeditious Disposal of Civil Cases) Practice Direction, 2019.
Nasir el-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, says Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), is a “shameless judge”.
A Statement By the Nigerian Bar Association on the Proposed Trial of the CJN
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has asked the Federal Government to urgently withdraw the charges against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen as such move will amount to prosecutorial misadventure
gives me great pleasure to welcome all of you, my dear colleagues, to Year 201
The average Nigerian is a wary human. There abides an inherent distrust in any venture that involves parting with any form of capital, much less, taxes. To the average Nigerian, the government breaks things – promises, their hearts and the social contract, there is no direct benefit of paying taxes and the unrelenting way that taxes are perpetually demanded and extracted from their friends who are in the tax net is absolutely frightful and unenviable.
Dead Ex-Chief Judge, Dasuki, Ladoja, Fani-Kayode, Akala, Dokpesi, Gbenga Daniel Banned By FG From Traveling
The Federal government released the names of 50 high profile Nigerians banned from travelling outside the Country. The personalities include an ex-CJ of Enugu dstate who died recently, Thirteen former governors, seven ex-ministers, former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki, among others are on the list of persons barred from travelling out of the country, following the implementation of the Executive Order 6 by President Muhammadu Buhari.