Obasanjo described the powers vested in the hands of a few judges as “totally unacceptable.”
The Governor spoke in a statement issued on Friday by his Director of Press and Public Affairs Gyang Bere.
The Supreme Court has constituted a seven-member panel of justices to hear the appeal in the petitions filed by three presidential candidates challenging the outcome of the February 25, 2023 election, Daily Trust is reporting.
Hajiya Binta Zubairu, Justice of the Court of Appeal (JCA) on Sunday in Zaria said judges are not the cause of delay in the dispensation of justice as erroneously believed by some Nigerians.
Osun State Government has urged a lawyer, Mutalubi Adebayo, SAN to abandon his threat of dragging Governor Ademola Adeleke to court over unpaid allowances of judges working in the state to avoid ‘interloping activism’.
The Federal High Court has refuted a report that the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria and Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit funded the training of its judges in London, United Kingdom.
The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has warned the judges handling the case of the presidential election petition tribunal (PEPT) to be careful with their judgments in order to avoid generational destruction.
It would be second time in a year that official vehicles were given to members of the state’s judiciary.
The Ogun House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu as the new Chief Judge of the state.
Ahmed said this while being led in evidence by Rotimi Oyedepo, an EFCC prosecutor, at the ongoing corruption trial of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a Federal High Court judge, and Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
Fayose made the appeal during the inauguration of the ultra-modern four-storey State High Court complex in Ekiti on Thursday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 19 of the judicial officers are area court judges while remaining seven are high court judges.