JUSUN Strike: Wike instructs Accountant General not to pay full salaries to judicial employees in June

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has directed the State Accountant General not to pay judges during the first week of June, when the “no work, no pay” policy was in effect. The State administration had already warned that if JUSUN in the State did not call off the strike by[Read More…]

Breaking: Finally, Judiciary workers suspend strike

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has suspended its strike on Wednesday. The union is set to commence work on Monday. The strike has not only paralysed activities at the courts but also delayed Nigerians from accessing Justice or getting bail from the Police. Since the start of the[Read More…]

‘Courts will reopen next week’ – Federal Government promises

The Federal Government says courts and state assemblies will re-open next week, following the resolution of the nationwide industrial dispute of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) and Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) over the non-implementation of autonomy for State judiciary and legislature by the governors. The Minister[Read More…]

SPECIAL REPORT: Human Rights, Justice Suspended, As Nigeria’s Courts Goes Under Lock And Key

Doctor, Anuoluwapo Adepoju, of the MedContour Services Limited is a controversial cosmetic surgeon in Nigeria who has been in the news since at least 2019. She was arraigned in Lagos State, South-West Nigeria last year (2020) after a failed cosmetic surgery that allegedly led to the death of a client, one Miss Nneka Onwuzuligbo. Series of allegations[Read More…]

Judiciary workers ignore CJN; insists strike will continue

Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria have have insisted that the ongoing strike will continue in spite of the plea by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, for them to call off the strike. The leadership of the union made their position known in a communique[Read More…]

Judiciary workers in Lagos announce partial resumption

The Lagos State chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has partially called off the 16 days strike after meeting with the stakeholders. The partial resumption was disclosed by the JUSUN Lagos chairman, Asiwaju Shobowale Kehinde.  He said the decision was taken as 70 per cent of their[Read More…]

JUSUN strike: Justice delayed as Inmates are left stranded at the courts

Awaiting trial inmates in Sokoto were stranded as court entrances were locked following the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria’s strike. The strike complied with directives issued by the national body of JUSUN over the non-implementation of financial autonomy for the judiciary. A NAN correspondent who visited the state’s High Court,[Read More…]