The National Judicial Council will meet between today (Wednesday) and Friday to deliberate on a number of developments in the nation’s judiciary, The PUNCH learnt on Tuesday.
A member of the council confided in our correspondent that the meeting, the first in the new legal year which commenced this month, would have “follow-up” deliberations on some of the new policies and reforms recently announced by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
“The NJC’s meeting will help to deepen the reform embarked on by the CJN,” the source said.
The source also said key among the issues to be deliberated and acted on by the council included the directive for the designation of courts for corruption and financial crimes cases and the proposal for the constitution of committee to monitor corruption cases and the implementation of some new policies in courts.
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