Edward-Ekpo gave the advice in a statement issued in Abuja, on Friday.
Those present included the Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa; the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Taoreed Lagbaja; and the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogala.
The jurist gave the warning while speaking at the 9th Annual Week of the Badagry branch of the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA) in Lokoja, Kogi State capital.
The diverse stakeholders expressed their concern on Tuesday in Abuja at a parley on access to justice.
This was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga..
The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reiterated his administration’s commitment to the judiciary in the State, saying his government’s commitment to judicial officers’ welfare is second to none.
The Diaspora Action for Democracy in Africa has cautioned the Presidential Election Petitions Court not deliver judgement in the February 25, 2023 polls that will set the country ablaze.
President Bola Tinubu has sent his heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the judicial arm of government over the death of Justice Chima Centus Nweze and Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong, two prominent members of the bench.
Devotees in the Temple of Justice look to the door of the inner chamber, expecting Her Lordship to emerge, but she took some time in making her entry. Lawyers, litigants, journalists, clerks, etc remain standing, however.
Your Lordship also took his time to appreciate the efforts of his brothers for what he termed the “contributions of the judiciary to the sustenance of Nigeria’ s democracy” and therein lies, my Lord the crux of today’s epistle addressed to you: the role of the judiciary in a democratic system.
This was contained in a statement by the High Court Chief Registrar, Hussaini Abdullahi-Zuru, in Birnin Kebbi on Friday.
Buhari said this at the opening ceremony of the 2021 Biennial All Nigeria Judges’ Conference held at the Andrews Otutu Obaseki Auditorium of the National Judicial Institute, Mohammed Bello Centre, Abuja on Monday.
The remark was contained in an address presented by the Governor during a valedictory court session marking the retirement of the Chief Judge of the State, Hon. Justice Anselm Nwaigwe.
Bamishaye told the News Agency of Nigeria that an independent judiciary, devoid of individual, government or political influence, would sustain the fight against corruption and other vices and also add value and integrity to the nation’s democracy.
The Governor pledged that no arm of Government in the State will be deprived of requisite tools to perform its statutory duties, reiterating his administration’s continued support to the judiciary and raise the bar of legal practice in line with global standards.
Chief Judge Stanley Bastian from the Eastern District of the State of Washington said this in Washington.
The group gave the commendation in a letter sent to the Governor, a copy of which was made available to journalists on Wednesday in Ibadan.
Members of the judicial arm of Government have a duty to keep the wheel of justice administration turning in this period of Coronavirus pandemic by fully acquainting themselves with the new culture of justice dispensation being driven by technology.
Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, the Osun State Commissioner for Health, says 20 Judges from the state’s Judiciary, who recently returned from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, are in self isolation as part of measures to curtail the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the state.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has sworn in Justice Ijeoma Agugua as the first female judge in the state.