FHC News

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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Missing Federal High Court Judge Found

A judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja, Justice Idrissa Saleh, who was declared missing since Saturday, August 24, 2019, has been found by the Police. The FCT Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manza, confirmed this to Channels Television on Tuesday. According to him, the Judge was found around Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja and has been taken to the hospital for treatment. The judge, who is reportedly ill had left his hospital room in Abuja after early morning prayers on Saturday and didn’t return. He was later…

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Decisions

FHC Decisions

FEDERAL HIGH COURT (ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION) RULES 2018 FEDERAL HIGH COURT ASSET MANAGEMENT CORPORATION OF NIGERIA (AMCON) PROCEEDING RULES 2018 FEDERAL HIGH COURT NEWSLETTER- (13MB) DECEMBER 2018 POSTING OF FHC JUDGES-DATED 4TH FEBRUARY 2019 CIVIL AVIATION PROCEDURE RULES 2013 CRIMINAL PRACTICE DIRECTION ORDER 48 RULE 4

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Judiciary

JUDICIARY AND RELATED LINKS

Sheriff Court District Courts Supreme Court of the USA Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2000 Nigeria-law website Find Law Nigerian Congress National Judiciary Council Federal Judiciary Service Commission International Centre for Nigerian Law National Assembly, Nigeria Nigeria Law School United States Court of Appeal New York State Court of Appeal Court of Appeal, Ontario International Commission of Jurist Global Network of support Lawyers Omniseek Nigerian Bar Association Africa Book Centre On-line Catalogue

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Judiciary

JUDICIAL COMMITTEES IN NIGERIA

MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL JUDICIAL COUNCIL Hon. Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar, CON (Chief Justice of Nigeria) Chairman Hon. Justice Mahmud Mohammed, CON Member Hon. Justice Dalhatu Adamu Member Hon. Justice E. O. Ayoola, CON Member Hon. Justice D. O. Edozie, CON Member Hon. Justice P. O. Aderemi, CON Member Hon. Justice Umaru Abdullahi Member Hon. Justice M. A. Akpiroroh Member Hon. Justice I. N. Auta, OFR, FCI. Arb. Member Hon. Justice B. A. Adejumo Member Hon. Justice Kulu Aliyu Member Hon. Justice I. Hwande Member Hon. Justice I. E. Akande…

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Judiciary

THE JUDICIARY IN NIGERIA

The Federal judicial power is exercised by the Federal Courts, which adjudicate in disputes arising between individuals, governments and corporate entities in their inter-relationships with one another within or outside the country in accordance with the law. In that regard, the functions, powers and responsibilities of the various courts forming the Federal Judicature are discussed below: 1. The Supreme Court This is the highest court in Nigeria. It is last stop on all appeal matters. It is the last stop on all appeal matters. It consists of the Chief Justice…

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