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NJC releases guidelines for court sittings

Reading Time: 3 minutes The National Judicial Council (NJC) has released guidelines for  court sittings during the  COVID-19 pandemic to reduce spread. The guidelines issued by the NJC Committee headed by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour are contained in a  statement issued by the NJC Director of information, Mr Soji Oye, on Thursday. It is entitled: “The National Judicial Council Guidelines Read More…

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NBA chairmen laud Lagos virtual court sitting, highlight challenges

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Chairmen of the Ikeja and Ikorodu branches of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Tuesday lauded the virtual court sitting initiated by the Lagos State Judiciary. The virtual court sitting is  part of social distancing measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The maiden virtual court sitting via the Zoom App was Read More…

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Lagos CJ issues new practice direction for courts, okays E-filing

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem .O. Alogba, has issued a new Practice Direction for the Judiciary in the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The new practice direction, signed on April 27, is to take effect from May 4. The 26-paragraph practice direction, which was made available to NAN in Read More…