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Nigeria: Court docket Orders Federal Govt to Evaluate Judicial Officers’ Salaries

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Nigeria: Court docket Orders Federal Govt to Evaluate Judicial Officers’ Salaries

The National Industrial Court docket, Abuja, has ordered the federal authorities to work out modalities for the instantaneous analysis of the salaries and allowances of judicial officers in Nigeria.Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, who issued the tell on Friday, held that the current salaries and allowances of judicial officers in the nation were no longer most attention-grabbing abysmally low but embarrassing.In his judgment in a swimsuit instituted against the federal authorities by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Sebastine Hon, Justice Obaseki-Osaghae ordered the federal authorities to launch a month-to-month fee of N10million to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), N9 million to other justices of the apex court docket and President of Court docket of Allure, while other justices of the appellate court docket must silent gather N8million, Chief Judges of every Federal and States HIgh Courts N8million while judges of the Federal and States Excessive Courts must silent produce N7million.The earn held that the refusal of the authorities to analysis the judicial officers’ salaries and allowances for 14 years used to be unconstitutional, illegal and must silent be compelled to entire the requisite.Justice Obaseki-Osaghae lamented that it used to be dreadful that justices and judges who are ministers in the temple of Justice gather change into victims of injustice in the nation.

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