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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

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

Onnoghen files for appeal against CCT judgement

Jude Johnson The 'ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN)', Justice Walter Onnoghen, has rejected the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which convicted him of six counts of false declaration of assets preferred against him by the Federal Government.  Shortly after the judgement delivered on Thursday, the judge filed a

In Walter Onnoghen Nigerian Judiciary Died

Chidiebere Nwobodo The nation's judiciary has been plagued with terminal and cancerous diseases of nepotism, corruption and injustice. The Bench and Bar managed to provide analgesics that sustained beleaguered and afflicted Nigerian judicial system, irrespective of the social and ethical ills bedeviling it, until recently, when it was murdered by