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Justice Tsoho seeks more judges for Federal High Court

The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho has promised to work on measures to improve the court’s efficiency and staff’s welfare. Justice Tsoho stressed the need for judges of the court to uphold the Constitution for the unity of the country and the enhancement of law and order. He hailed the court’s judges for their contributions to promotion of democracy, particularly their efficient handling of election cases. Tsoho promised to work on ways to ensure the appointment of more judges for the court in view…

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Less Than 13,000 Cases Handled Out Of 116,623 In Nigeria’s Federal High Court -Justice Tsoho

The acting Chief Judge of the federal high court, Justice John Tsoho,wants more judges to be recruited in Nigeria. Speaking at the beginning of the 2019/2020 legal year, Justice Tsohodecried the heavy workload of litigation handled by judges of the highcourt. Reviewing the last legal year, Tsoho said 116,623 cases were pendingat the high court, 16,144 filed in a quarter, while 12,692 weredisposed of. He said the records were evident that judges were overburdened withwork in the last legal year. “We, therefore, need to engage more judicial officers to help…

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Appoint more judges to Abuja Federal High Court —Acting CJ

Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, on Monday urged Federal Government to appoint more judges to the Federal High Court. Justice Tsoho during the special session to mark the commencement of the Federal High Court 2019/2020 legal year in Abuja, said that this will help reduce the workload of judges. He said that the Federal High Court judges were overburdened with work in the outgone legal year. Reviewing the just ended legal year, Tsoho said 116,623 cases were pending at the high court, 16,144 filed…

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