Code of Conduct Tribunal: Examining its Place in the Nigerian Judicial Hierarchy

The Code of Conduct Tribunal today issued a warrant of arrest for Justice Walter Onnoghen, the estranged Chief Justice of the Federation. This has raised a lot of questions as to the place of the Tribunal in the Judicial Hierarchy. In every society, the courts play a pivotal role in the organization and maintenance of law…

The Impact of Constitutional Alterations on the Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court: Supreme Court’s Observation in Shittu Vs. PAN LTD Revisited.

The Supreme Court, like other courts in the land, is a creation of the Constitution. It has its jurisdiction specified and governed by the provisions of the Constitution. By virtue of the 1999 Constitution, the Supreme Court is vested with both original and appellate jurisdictions.