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The acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati, has redeployed 10 judges of the Federal High Court to different divisions of the court across the country.


The affected judges, according to a circular by the court, are to leave the divisions where they currently sit and resume at their new stations on October 27, 2017.

The redeployment is said to be in accordance with the directive of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, that heads of various courts should constitute special courts for the speedy trial of corruption cases pursuant to the Federal Government’s anti-graft war.

By the circular, Justice Saliu Saidu, who currently sits at the Bayelsa division, will move to Lagos; Justice B.B. Aliyu will move from Yola to Port Harcourt; Justice I.M. Sani will move from Lokoja to Uyo; Justice I.L. Ojukwu will move from Uyo to Abuja; while Justice D.U. Okoronkwo, who currently sits in Ekiti will move to Lokoja.

Others moved are Justice F.O. Giwa-Ogunganjo; Justice Adamu Turaki Mohammed; Justice Abdulaziz Anka; and Justice Ibrahim Watila.

The circular read in part, “In view of the recent circular by the Honourable Chief Justice of Nigeria regarding the need to clear corruption and criminal cases, I have decided to reshuffle the current posting of judges…

“Affected judges are expected to resume in their new divisions by October 23rd, 2017.

“The judges shall continue with the hearing of criminal cases currently before them, as well as at least two witnesses have testified.”

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  2. Writing same thing for many years since I was born till date you people are still writing same thing every day and nothing has change and you still writing and the bigger Boss in the Country reject the Restructuring what else do you have for your table? It's painful you elder's leaders of this country call Nigeria overlooked your citizenship all over the world been treated like slaves because that name Nigeria has dealt with them in a manner they pray never to meet any security personal in a country which they reside to ask them Mr. man or woman where are you from? If you’re inside a bus even in Cotonou,Togo and Ghana and not talking about Europe just this three countries and the Police ask you which Country are you from first of all you will be so much skeptical to mention the Country you come from because the result of that name will be mess to you even there citizen has no respect I mean single respect for Nigeria’s these are the people we claim to be better off but they enjoy the most social amenities especially Ghana they enjoy rule of Law even Politicians don’t mess up the law will teach you a lesson of your life they enjoy 24/7 Light, water freedom of speech and freedom of press as well, In Ghana you will see a political party lost to opposition for complete 8 years that party will remain formidable fighting to accomplish their mandate which they promise to the masses and they will do that if they win power a very good example is the ruling party now NPP they spend 8 years fighting opposition promise free SHS which then ruling party NDC said is not possible to accomplish that in 21 century but final on Tuesday
    12th September, 2017
    President Akufo-Addo launches Free SHS
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    Accra, Sept. 12, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday officially launched Government's Free Senior High School Policy, making good his resolve to ensure accessible, equitable, quality and life-changing education for every Ghanaian child. “Today, we throw open the doors of opportunity and hope to our young people… We have a sacred duty to our children and the generations beyond in ensuring that, irrespective of their circumstances, their right to education is preserved,” the President said to an ecstatic crowd at the West Africa Senior High School premises at Adenta, near Accra.
    Why I copy this article for those that will argue over what am saying right now whether is true because our Nigeria Politicians baffles me the more every day by day I keep asking my self is this a curse or just what how can a political party in Nigeria Lost power Immediately half of that party that lost power join the new ruling party it surprises me till date and makes me to ask questions? Since you have dump your own ideology and promise which you made to the people and enter into a new party how then can you accomplish your political dreams to your people? NPP PARTY in Ghana lost power for good 8 years all the members of the party stick to what they believed and promises to the people that any day any time they assume office again they will deliver to their promise which they finally did Now I ask Nigeria Politicians What happen to your own Ideology and promise which you made to the people did you forget that the party you join now has manifesto and that can never change because of your urge to be in ruling party meaning your promise and ideology as a politicians is dead on arrive to that new party

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