Justice of Supreme Court Task Judicial Officers To Be Upright

A Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Justice Amina Augie says it is the responsibility of judicial officers to always adjudicate and resolve disputes among litigants.

Justice Augie stated this in Abuja, at a reception organized by the Nigerian Law School Class of 89/90 in honor of the new president of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Yakubu Maikyau.

She said people would not exist without justice adding that development and prosperity prevail in a just society.

In his speech, the President of the NBA, Mr. Yakubu Maikyau pledged his commitment to deliver on the task before the bar and emphasized the need for members to protect the integrity of the judiciary as well as to discharge their functions without fear or favour.

Speaking on allegations of corruption leveled against judicial officers in the country, the NBA President said such allegations were not true and urged lawyers to rise up to speak against it.

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola and many senior Justices and Senior Advocates of Nigeria as well as members of the Nigerian Bar Association class of 89/90 attended the event.


Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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