The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has ordered the Chief Judges of the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory to ensure a speedy trial of criminal cases to ease overcrowding in prisons. He urged them to “consider conditional or unconditional release of Awaiting Trial Persons who have […]

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday called for urgent measures towards the speedy trial of cases and decongestion of custodial centres in the country. He also requested the creation of special courts in all states and the Federal Capital Territory to try serious offences. Buhari, in a […]

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, will on Monday September 23, swear in 38 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) at the main courtroom of  the  Supreme Court. The swearing in ceremony, according to the Supreme Court’s Director of Press and Information, Festus Akande, is one of the […]