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  1. Definition of the Judiciary
  2. The Nigerian Court System
  3. Characteristics of the Judiciary
  4. Methods of Appointment or Selection of Judges, Status, Conditions and Privileges
  5. Functions of the Judiciary
  6. Independence of the Judiciary
  7. Honesty And Integrity in the Judicial Organ of Government


Definition of the Judiciary

The Judiciary is the third organ of government that is responsible for interpretation and application of the laws when they are broken or violated. It is made up of Judges and the courts of law.

The Nigerian Court System

The Nigerian court system is headed by the Supreme Court which is the final court. The next is the Court of Appeal. Besides, we have the High Court and the Sharia as well as Magistrate Court. The Customary Court handles customary cases.

Judicial organ of government - Court system in Nigeria

The Nigerian Court System

The Judiciary is also made up of the following: Chief Justice of the Federation, the Supreme and Appeal Court Judges, Federal High Court Judges, State High Court Judges, the Magistrates, the Alkalis and the Quadri.

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