The Judiciary as an Organ of Government

  • E Edosa
  • EO Fenemigho


This paper highlights the intricate organization and crucial role of the judicial arm of government in the effective running of society. The paper explains and re-echoes the imperative of an independent, impartial and fearless judiciary as a bulwark against abuse of power, tyranny, lawlessness and instability in the nation. Finally, the paper outline the enormous contribution of the Nigerian Judiciary to the survival of the country’s democracy and suggests urgent review of relevant laws by government and capacity building for its officers in order to enhance its overall performance and speedy dispensation of justice and boosting of its credibility and public acceptance.

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2070-0083
print ISSN: 1994-9057