CJN, NBA, Reps committee ask Judiciary workers to shelve planned strike

  The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, and the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) have begun moves to prevail on court workers nationwide to shelve their planned strike today. The national headquarters of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) issued a statement last week, directing its members nationwide to begin an indefinite strike on April 6, 2021, “until the government complies with the provisions of the Constitution and other instruments which confer or re-emphasise the financial autonomy of the Judiciary”. The Nation learnt yesterday that a meeting between the CJN and leaders of JUSUN had

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I Have Not Resigned, Says Suspended CJN Onnoghen

— As NBA Orders Lawyers to boycott court for two days in protest of Onnoghen’s removal The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari last Friday, has debunked the rumour gaining traction online on Monday that he has resigned. Onnoghen, whom President Muhammadu Buhari replaced with the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Tanko Mohammed, as Acting CJN, debunked the rumour in a statement on Monday. The statement was signed by his media aide, Awassam Bassey, who described the CJN’s rumoured resignation as “fake news circulated by mischief makers.” “Mischief

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