Court Orders review of Judiciary Salary

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A National Industrial Court, Abuja has ordered the Federal Government to review the salaries and allowances of Judicial Officers in Nigeria.

Delivering judgment, the presiding Judge, Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae held that the current salaries and allowances of Judicial Officers are embarrassing.

Justice Obaseki-Osaghae ordered the Federal Government to commence a monthly payment of N10 million to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, N9 million to other Justices of the Supreme Court, N9 million to President of Court of Appeal.

The Judge noted that the refusal of the government to review the salaries and allowances for 14 years was unlawful.

Written by: Helen Obih

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