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As a way of protecting Judges and judicial officers, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad has directed all heads of courts to suspend all courts activities in the country temporarily, over the over coronavirus pandemic.

Justice Muhammad’s directive was contained in a fresh circular dated March 23, 2020, to all heads of courts.

The closure which is for an initial two weeks takes effect from Tuesday, March 24, 2020.

The CJN, however, said that judges can attend to pressing issues and or time-bound cases in their courts.

The circular titled, ‘RE: PREVENTIVE MEASURES ON THE SPREAD OF CORONA VIRUS (COVID – 19) AND THE…



Source: Nigerian Tribune