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‘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

In his response dated February 6, 2019, and marked CCT/HQ/Fjsc/S/01, Umar contended that neither the Fjsc nor the NJC, has the constitutional powers to query his actions.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 14, 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 trial: Anxiety over threat to issue bench warrant against Onnoghen

The Council said it had also forwarded another petition against the CCT Chairman, Mr. Umar, to the Federal Judicial Service Commission, Fjsc.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 3, 2019

CCT Trial: Anxiety mounts over threat to issue bench warrant against Onnoghen

The Council said it had also forwarded another petition against the CCT Chairman, Mr. Umar, to the Federal Judicial Service Commission, Fjsc.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 3, 2019

Onnoghen: The Allegations, The Politics And The Unfolding Drama

Similarly, the NJC, in a statement that was signed by its Director of Information, Mr. Soji Oye, said it forwarded another petition that was filed against the CCT Chairman, Mr. Umar, to the Federal Judicial Service Commission, Fjsc.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 1, 2019

Onnoghen, Muhammad: NJC keeps Nigerians waiting

Interestingly, the NJC in a statement after its January 29 meeting disappointed many Nigerians, who had expected perhaps a punchy response to the breach of Section 292 of the Nigerian Constitution by the president, which expressly provides that “A judicial officer shall not be removed from his office or appointment before his age of retirement except in the following circumstances –(a) in the case of –”Chief Justice of Nigeria, President of the Court of Appeal, Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Grand Kadi of the Sharia Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and President, Customary Court of Appeal of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, by the President acting on an address supported by two-thirds majority of the Senate.” The NJC after its January 29 emergency meeting, meanwhile, gave Justice Onnoghen and Justice Muhammad, seven working days to respond to petitions filed against them, while it referred the petition against CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar to the Federal Judicial Service Commission, Fjsc and fixed February 11, 2019 to reconvene.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 30, 2019

NJC may sack Onnoghen, Mohammed to end crisis | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

“We pray the NJC to determine this petition in line with the decision in Justice Obisike Orji by immediately removing Tanko as Justice of the Supreme Court on grounds of gross misconduct which has generated perhaps the most controversial crisis in Nigeria’s judicial history.” Not being a judicial officer, the NJC referred the petition written against the CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar, to the Federal Judicial Service Commission (Fjsc), saying it is the appropriate constitutional body empowered to deal with it.The body adjourned to February 11.

The Guardian , Nigeria Jan 29, 2019