Federal Judicial Service Commission News

‘Independence of judiciary should not be toyed with but reinforced’ | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Not exactly, in a way it doesn’t, because the judiciary on their own through the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC) or the State Judicial Service Commission (SJSC) as the case may be spots the candidate, looks at their paper works and then recommends them.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Onnoghen: Agbakoba replies NBA, insists CCT chairman Umar isn’t a judicial officer

According to him, “With regard to the prayer of the petitioner for an appropriate sanction against the chairman, it is important to note that the chairman and members of the tribunal, not being judicial officers, are not constitutionally subject to any disciplinary proceedings by either the National Judicial Council or the Federal Judicial Service Commission but the Presidency.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 14, 2019

Court remands ex-SGF Babachir Lawal in EFCC custody | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

“Second, the chairman of the CCT, Danladi Umar, in his response to a petition that was written against him and which was forwarded to him by the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC), states emphatically that he and his tribunal are answerable and report only to the presidency.” NBA therefore argued that it would mock the concept of constitutional separation of powers and completely erode the independence of the judiciary that should exist between the three arms of government if the CJN, the head of an independent arm of government, is made to stand trial before a tribunal whose chairman sees himself and his tribunal as being under and answerable to the presidency only.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 12, 2019

‘The president has no say in the appointment and removal of judicial officers in Nigeria’ | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

As Chief Justice of Nigeria, he is the head of several constitutionally created bodies such as the National Judicial Council (NJC), the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC) and a number of other institutions.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 11, 2019

Onnoghen: I'm no judicial officer, I'm only answerable to presidency

Umar said this while maintaining that he would not answer a query the Federal Judicial Service Commission, FJSC, issued to get his reaction to a petition accusing him of engaging in reckless abuse of judicial powers.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 10, 2019

Onnoghen’s trial: Why I won’t respond to query against me–CCT boss

He, therefore, snubbed a query the Federal Judicial Service Commission, FJSC, issued to get his reaction to a petition accusing him of engaging in reckless abuse of judicial powers.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 10, 2019

I Don't Answer To Anyone But Presidency, Says CCT Chairman

According to The Punch newspaper, the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC) had issued a query to the CCT Chairman to respond to the petition.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 9, 2019

CCT Charge: You can’t stop Onnoghen’s trial, AGF tells court

Other Defendants in the matter are the CCT Chairman, the Code of Conduct Bureau, the NJC, the Federal Judicial Service Commission, the Inspector-General of Police, and the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 7, 2019

Onnoghen: What happened in court on Thursday

Others are: The Federal Judicial Service Commission, the Inspector-General of Police and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 7, 2019

Onnoghen: AGF files four processes in Industrial Court

Others are: The Federal Judicial Service Commission, the Inspector-General of Police and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 7, 2019