Justice Binta Nyako has warned security agencies against sensationalising the trial of leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others facing treasonable charges.
As the year 2017 gets underway, no doubt the judiciary in Nigeria is set to witness some defining events and cases.
Following the special valedictory court session for the retirement of Justice Mahmud Mohammed as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) on November 11, last year, a powerful delegation led by Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen headed straight to the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock for the swearing in of the new CJN by President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to the United Nations Human Rights, office of the commissioner, “Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic region, colour, religion, language or any other status.
An FCT High Court in Maitama on Monday granted Justice Adeniyi Ademola his application for abridgement of time for accelerated hearing.
The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, has approved the redeployment of 11 judges of various divisions of the court.