News - Retirement Age

Justice Kafarati Sworn In As Chief Judge Federal High Court

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen has urged judicial officers in the country to adhere strictly to the rule of law in the discharge of their duties 

Court Orders Kogi Govt To Pay Civil Servant’s Salary

1 month ago /
Nation 

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered the Kogi Government to pay a civil servant, Ameh Onoja, whose salary was stopped in March 2014.

Former Envoy Urges Nigeria To Increase Retirement Age To 65

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has been told to increase the current retirement age from sixty years to sixty-five.

Legal Practitioners, Judicial Officers Charged On The Rule Of Law

3 months ago /
Judiciary  

Legal experts In Nigeria have been advised to shun all forms of unethical practices and adhere strictly to the code of conduct of the legal profession.  

Teachers Protest Unpaid Salaries

4 months ago /
Education 

The Nigerian Union of teachers has expressed displeasure over the three to twenty eight months salaries owed primary and secondary school teachers in thirteen states.

FCT Judiciary Honours Retiring Justice Bello

5 months ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

The chief justice of the FCT, Justice Ishaq Bello has urged the outgoing president of the customary court of appeal, justice Moses Bello to use his alternative dispute resolution skills acquired from the bench to better the lives of the people. The call was made during a valedictory service in honour of...

NJC Answers Justice Ademola

6 months ago /
Judiciary  

The National Judicial Council, NJC said it recommended the compulsory retirement of two Federal High Court Judges, Justice Adeniyi Ademola and justice Tokode, both of the federal high court. And gave serious warning to four other judges.

NJC Appoints New Chairman For Corruption And Financial Cases Trial Monitoring Committee

7 months ago /
Judiciary  

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has appointed a retired justice of the supreme court,  justice  Suleiman Galadima, as the new chairman of the corruption and financial crime cases trial monitoring committee (COTRIMCO). Justice Galadima is to replace Justice Ayo Salami (retired) who excused himself from the committee as the chairman, after initially...

Nigeria Police Hits Back At Senator Isa Misau

7 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria Police has described the fresh allegations by Senator Isa Misau that the inspector-general of police Ibrahim Idris bought two jeeps for the wife of the president Aisha Buhari and manipulated his retirement age as, misinforming and misleading.  At a press conference at the force headquarters, Thursday, the force spokesman Jimoh...

Research Institutes Union Threaten Industrial Action Next Week

8 months ago /
Nation 

Barely one week after government threatened to implement ‘no work no pay policy, the Academic Staff Union of Research Institutes, (ASURI) has described the threat as rubbish as it plans to begin industrial action next week.  Secretary general of the union, Theophilus Ndubuaku said during a protest in Abuja that their...

Health Workers Threaten Strike

9 months ago /
Health 

The joint health sector union of Nigeria, an affiliate of the Nigeria labour congress, has issued a 7-day notice of strike to begin midnight of Wednesday, September 20, 2017. At a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, the union said in 2012 agreements were reached on some of its demands and others...

2017/2018 Legal Year Begins In Abuja

9 months ago /
Judiciary  

Inter-denominational worships were held on Tuesday to mark the beginning of the 2017/2018 legal year in the Federal Capital, Abuja. This occasion provides an opportunity for the chief judge to reflect on the various developments in the judiciary over the years. The activities began with a ceremonial court session in the federal...

FG Considers Upward Review Of Retirement Age

10 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria is considering an upward review of the retirement age of its civil servants from sixty to sixty-five This was made public in Abuja by the Labour and employment minister Chris Ngige at a send off ceremony for the retiring permanent secretary of the ministry, Clement Illoh The minister said Illoh who...

JOHESU Orders Members Across Nigeria To Embark On A Warning Strike

2 years ago /
Health 

Less than 24hours after the speaker of the house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara and the delegation from the federal government pleaded with the National Association of Resident Doctors, to return to the negotiation table over their demands, the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU have ordered all their members in federal,...

China created 13.12 million new jobs in 2015 – Minister of Human Resources

2 years ago /
International News 

A senior government official said on Monday in Beijing that more than 13.12 million new jobs were generated for urban residents in China in 2015. Minister of Human Resources and Social Security, Yin Weimin, told a news conference that China had created more than 13 million new jobs for urban residents...

Enugu State Govt. Embarks On Renovation Of Schools

2 years ago /
Education 

The Enugu State Government has begun the renovation of dilapidated schools in the state, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has said. Speaking at an occasion to mark the World Teachers Day in Enugu on Monday, Ugwuanyi, who was represented by the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uche Eze, said that most of the schools...

Gov. Kwankwaso Swears In Kano Acting CJ

3 years ago /
Nation 

Gov. Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano on Friday swore in, Justice Patricia Mahmoud, as the Acting Chief Judge of the state.Patricia, who is the second woman to serve in that capacity, succeeded, Justice Shehu Atiku, who retired on Friday after attaining the statutory retirement age of 65.Kwankwaso urged the chief judge...

Senate Confirms Justice Mahmud Mohammed As Next CJN

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed the appointment of Justice Mahmud Mohammed as the next Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Mohammed will take over from Justice Aloma Mukhtar whose tenure expires on November 20 following the attainment of the mandatory retirement age of 70. The confirmation was sequel to a letter addressed...

FJSC Recommends Justice Mohammed As Next Chief Justice of Nigeria

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC) has recommended Justice Mahmud Mohammed as replacement for the outgoing Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar. Justice Mariam Mukhtar, who made history as the first female CJN will retire on November 20 when she would have attained the mandatory retirement age of 70....

First Lady, Patience Jonathan Resigns As Bayelsa's Permanent Secretary

3 years ago /
Nation 

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has resigned her appointment as a Permanent Secretary in the Bayelsa State Civil Service. It was gathered that the resignation may have been as a result of a political fallout with the Governor of the state, Mr. Seriake Dickson. Dickson had in July 2012, five months...


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