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Onnoghen: NJC appoints Tanko Muhammad as Acting chair

•Removes ex-CJN’s name from membership list Jude Johnson The National Judicial Council (NJC) replaced the ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen with the Acting CJN Tanko Muhammad. NJC also removed the name and image of  Onnoghen from its members’ list on its website after his voluntary retirement. To this end, Justice Tanko Muhammad was

Presidency plotting to make Justice Tanko Muhammad ‘permanent Ag.CJN’–Intersociety

•Says suspension, retirement of Onnoghen 'castrated judiciary' Senator Iroegbu  The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety), has raised the alarm over suspected plot by the Presidency to sustain the interim position of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) in violation of the constitutional provisions. Intersociety

Breaking: Nigeria’s embattled Chief Justice Onnoghen resigns

Jude Johnson The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has resigned from his position with immediate effect. Onnoghen tendered his resignation letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening. The National Judicial Council (NJC) had on Wednesday recommended that the suspended CJN proceed on compulsorily retirement. Onnoghen is currently facing

Breaking: FG Asks CJN Onnoghen to vacate office

•Cites asset declaration violations •To be arraigned on criminal charges Senator Iroegbu The Federal Government has declared war against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen asking him to immediately vacate office as Head of the Nation’s judiciary over alleged sundry asset declaration issues. In a move to

Katsina-Alu: Exit of ex-CJN who would have neen a soldier

Alexander Enumah Not many people knew that the late former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, would have been a soldier. He actually attempted to pursue a career in the military, but as fate would have it, he ended up in the law profession. Katsina-Alu, who died Wednesday, July 18, 2018,

BREAKING! Senate confirms Onnoghen as CJN (7 things to know)

…Says Judiciary, ‘last hope for every man’ ….Austin Obande The Nigerian Senate has after over one hour of grilling confirmed Justice Walter Onnoghen, as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Onnoghen whose name was forwarded for screening by Acting President Osinbajo two weeks ago told the Senators at his confirmation hearing of his