Nigerian High Court Judges To Go On Vacation, To Resume September

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The court’s spokesperson, Catherine Christopher, said in a statement on Tuesday that the vacation commences from July 23 to September 13.

The Federal High Court has announced the annual vacation for its judges.

The court’s spokesperson, Catherine Christopher, said in a statement on Tuesday that the vacation commences from July 23 to September 13.

Chief Justice John Tsoho in the statement said the vacation was taking effect by the provisions of Order 46, Rule 4 (d) of the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019.

The CJ asserted that the vacation would help the “judges to enjoy their well-deserved rest and to prepare for the tasks and activities of the New Legal year.”

He, however, said urgent matters for litigation would hold in Abuja, Lagos and Port- Harcourt being the premier divisions of the Federal High Court, adding that Justice Emeka Nwite and Justice Peter O. Lifu would be handling urgent cases at the Federal High Court, Abuja.

According to the statement, Justice Akintayo Aluko and Justice Isaac Dipeolu would handle the cases for the Lagos Division, while Justice A. T. Mohammed and Justice P. M. Ayua, would be available for the Port-Harcourt cases. 


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