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Worldwide Negative Trends Jeopardise Rule of Law Principle, Justice Institutions- United Nations Officials

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The undermining of independent judiciaries, along with other trends impacting access to justice, has been increasing around the world, a top United Nations official warned, as the Sixth Committee (Legal) took up the matter of the rule of law at the national and international levels today. Fabrizio Hochschild-Drumond, Assistant Secretary-General for Strategic Coordination, introducing the […]

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New Judges: NBA Benin calls for Withdrawal of Edo State Government Letter to NJC, reiterates Judiciary Independence

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Nigerian Bar Association

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Benin branch, called on the Edo State Government on Sunday evening to withdraw its letter to the National Judicial Council, NJC, to allow the appointment process of new High Court judges to progress naturally. The Edo State Judicial Service Commission had concluded the process for the appointment of Judges, sending […]

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Autonomy of State Legislature, Judiciary: ‘Governments more in breach, than in compliance’, Presidential Committee issues Communiqué

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Communique Issued at the End of A 2-day Retreat On Strategies And Modalities For The Implementation Of Financial Autonomy Of State Legislature and State Judiciary Organized by Presidential Implementation Committee on Autonomy Of State Legislature and State Judiciary Held on Thursday 16th And Friday 17th May 2019, At The Congress Hall Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. […]