It is widely acknowledged by many stakeholders in the nation's judicial system that any sort of autonomy critical to the independence of the judiciary begins with FINANCIAL autonomy. But does it end there? And does financial autonomy automatically translate into full autonomy - and therefore, independence?
Media Adviser to the President, Femi Adesina in a release disclosed that President Buhari
and PM Johnson Thursday appraised the war against different forms of terrorism in Nigeria, and agreed that the judicial process be allowed to run its course.
Holding bilateral talks at the sidelines of the Global Education Summit in London, the two leaders said it was important that the judicial process runs without interference, no matter who was involved.
“I came here to reconcile with the governor (referring to Wike) on party affairs and how we can ensure there is unity and stability of our party so that we will take over government in 2023,” he said.
“I believe Nigerians can’t wait for 2023 to come so that PDP will return.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to extradite embattled police officer, Abba Kyari over his recent indictment by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI in a conspiracy to commit fraud.
Kyari made headlines on Thursday morning after a US court issued an arrest warrant for him over his activities with disgraced fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abass alias Hushpuppi.
I heartily congratulate the Country Chairperson, the Executive Officers and all members of NEC of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Nigeria, on occasion of their quarterly NEC Meeting taking place in Asaba, Delta State.
Good morning/afternoon your excellencies, my Lords, our keynote speakers & special guests, our First Ladies & elected public officials from the Africa continent and around the globe, our distinguished Ladies & gentlemen of the Bar and the press
We are very delighted to have you here with us in our quest to identify the issues and challenges that are peculiar to the African Woman with a view to finding key interventions that will eliminate all forms of barriers or obstacles so she can reach her fullest potential & contribute her quota to her community.
One of our most cherished values as Africans is our respecting our elders and paying homage to them. That tradition is alive and well in the Lagos Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) as delegates to the 2021 Law Week of the nation's Premier Branch took out time to dine, wine, dance and socialize at the Elders' Night, held on the grounds of the majestic Federal Palace Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Y C Maikyau, SAN in his contribution stated that in a room like this, we should try to look at the issues and ask the question what have we (Bar and Bench) done or not done to bring the judiciary to where it is today in line with constitutional provisions.In what way have we allowed this to happen? We who have the expertise by our training to say what A is allowed to do or not to do, have abdicated our responsibility by our acquiescence, while we are complaining about the situation. He further asked whether given the dwindling economy this clamor is truly for financial autonomy or sufficiency?