Monthly Archives: October 2017

Senior Lawyer: It’s Unlawful for States to Fund High Courts, Sharia, Customary Courts of Appeal

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 By Tobi Soniyi – Lagos THISDAY Newspaper The funding of state High Courts, Sharia Courts of Appeal and Customary Courts of Appeal by state governments is unconstitutional, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Sebastine Hon, has said. In a statement obtained by THISDAY on Tuesday, Hon said funding these courts exposed them to undue manipulation […]

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Adverse reports affecting image of judiciary – Hon

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Publish Date: Sep 12 2017 2:00AM – Daily Trust Sebastine T. Hon is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and author. In this interview, he speaks on hate speech, the recent report of UN/NBS indicting the judiciary, and judicial reforms. Excerpts: The UN and National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in a recent report accused the judiciary, […]

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