#TDWAJ: Ripples In Cross River Judiciary: Magisterial To High Court And The Lines Between

In Breaking News, CrossRiverWatch Radio, Politics


Nigeria practices a democratic form of governance with three organs namely, the Executive, Legislature and the Judiciary.

The three, theoretically operate independently in line with the principles of separation of powers in a bid to ensure check and balances as well as achieve democratic goals and equity.

The Judiciary which is the exclusive preserve of lawyers is said to be the last hope of the common man but, recent happenings have raised suspicions about the true nature of the judiciary.

These include the nature of rulings, judgments to appointments of magistrates, judges, their remuneration, working environment, decay in judicial infrastructure, paucity of staff and legislation among others.

The Cross River judiciary has been in the news for more than a year with oft tagged negative news reports.

The issues range from the position of the Chief Judge to the engagement of magistrates and their non inclusion in the payroll of the state.

What are the issues?

How have they impacted on the justice system?

Have these challenges been there?

With the courts proceeding on annual vacation, will this jeopardize the chances of the issues been resolved?

From the academia to politicians, practitioners and the general public, role do the different stakeholders play

Is there a perfect judicial system? If yes, how can this be achieved? How sustainable will it be?

These and more are the focus of this week’s ‘The Dialogue With Agba Jalingo’ with the topic: “Ripples In Cross River Judiciary: Magisterial To High Court And The Lines Between.”

To discuss these and more with us is Professor Anthony Ukam, a legal practitioner and the Executive Director of Policy Alert, Tijah Bolton-Akpan.

Join us on Hit 95.9 FM Calabar, Sundays from 6:15PM to 7:00PM for the live program.

Call the following numbers to make your contributions and ask questions; 070095944836, 08092444955.

You can also join the conversation on our social media platforms: Follow us on Twitter, @thedialoguecrs and on Instagram @thedialoguecrs.

Listen to the live program anywhere in the world on our Facebook page or on mixlr.com/hitfmcalabar. Like our Facebook page where you can send in your messages.

Include #thedialoguecrs or #tdwaj in your questions and suggestions which will be taken as they come.

For adverts and sponsorship please call 08116050254 or 08134585365.

In this episode, the Executive Director of Policy Alert, Tijah Bolton-Akpan while his co-guest was present in the studio, see pictures below.


Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Teacher Essien Ita Educational Foundation Sponsors 20 To Calabar Coding Class 2021

By Maxwell Effiong The Calabar Coding Class 2021 will open tomorrow, Friday April 23, 2021 with 20 students expected


CALABAR: Civic Space Actors Halt Rights Violation In Politically Motivated Case

… Reclaim The Civic Space Team Hails Cross River CP For Stopping Abuse Of Office By Archibong Jeremiah and Jonathan


#EndPoliceBrutality: Cross River Panel To Sit Today After 50 Days Recess

By Patrick Obia and Rachel Idim The Cross River State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Police Brutality and Restitutions,


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now