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Corruption Deeply Rooted In Nigeria -Justice Rhodes-Vivour

Ayode Awal A retired Supreme Court Justice, Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, on Monday lamented that corruption is still deeply rooted in Nigeria like any other country in the world. He however canvassed that concerted efforts must be put in place in order to reduce the anormally to the barest minimum. . The apex court

NJC Asks Buhari To Elevate18 Judges to Appeal Court Bench

•Six to head courts, warns erring Judges Ayode Awal The National Judicial Council (NJC) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the elevation of 18 high court judges to the Court of Appeal bench on account of their remarkable performance at the high court level. The Council also sought approval for appointment

Why Buhari Removed Me as CJN–Onnoghen

•Says democracy doomed without courageous judges Ayode Awal Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen on Friday in Abuja, opened up for the first time on why the Federal Government unceremoniously removed him from office in 2019. Onnoghen, at a book launch he attended with his wife, revealed that

Edo, Ondo, Get Tribunals Ahead Governorship Elections

*CJN Asks Tribunal Judges To Guide Against Intimidation, Blackmail . Ayode Awal The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, on Thursday, sworn in 85 Judges who will adjudicate on election petition tribunals in the forthcoming governorship polls in Edo and Ondo states and the by-elections in other parts

Buhari swears in Tanko Muhamnad as Chief Justice of Nigeria

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the new Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Muhammad was sworn in on Wednesday at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, as the 18th CJN. Muhammad’s appointment as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria was confirmed by the Senate during last Wednesday session. Muhammad

Senate confirms Tanko Mohammad as substantive CJN

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Justice Tanko Mohammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, during a plenary, The confirmation followed a two-hour question and answer session between the senators and Mohammad, who had been in acting capacity as CJN since January. President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan announced the

Buhari accepts Onnoghen’s resignation

Godsgift Onyedinefu President  Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of Justice Walter Onnoghen, former Chief Justice of Nigeria. Buhari has also written the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, to initiate the process of appointing five new justices of the Supreme Court. The President’s decision was made public on Sunday in

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

Breaking: Buhari extends Tanko Muhammad’s tenure as Ag.CJN

Jude Johnson President Muhammadu Buhari has in confirmation of Global Sentinel's earlier report, extended the appointment of Tanko Muhammad as the acting chief justice of Nigeria by another three months. GS had in a statement from Intersociety on Friday, reported that the Presidency is planning to extend the interim tenure of

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