Coronavirus: CJN orders closure of all Courts for two weeks

The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has ordered all Heads of Courts to suspend sittings for an initial period of two weeks at the first instance, except in matters that are urgent, essential or time-bound according to extant laws.

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Judges have been directed to ensure all concerned in justice administration, comply with the directive, which is meant to protect them, other judicial officers and court staff, from the fast spreading coronavirus.

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