News - Chief Justice of Nigeria

Customary Court Of Appeal Gets New President

2 days ago /
Judiciary 

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko  Muhammad has called on the New President of the Customary court of appeal, Justice Abubakar Sadiq to discharge his duties and the obligations of his new office with the utmost sense of fair play, impartiality, and dedication to duty.

BREAKING: NJC Recommends Appointments Of Justice Tanko

6 days ago /
Nation 

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended the appointments of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria and eight others as Heads of Court.

Presidency Welcomes NDI/ IRI Election Report With Reservations

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Presidency says it welcomes with reservations, the joint report of the International Republic Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria and recommendations for the 2023 general elections.

Supreme Court Fixes July 5 For Judgement In Osun Governorship Election Petition

4 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has fixed July 5, for judgment in the appeals filed by Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in respect of the dispute over the last governorship election in Osun State.

BREAKING: Osun Governorship Election: Supreme Court Fixes July 5 For Judgment

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court has fixed July 5 for judgment in the appeals by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  and its governorship candidate in the September 2018 governorship election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke.

Buhari Writes CJN on Appointment Of Additional Justices For Supreme Court

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Tanko Muhammad, on the appointment of an additional five Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

Buhari, Osinbajo Sworn In For Second Term

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term in office.

Buhari Sworn in For Second Term

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term in office. Also sworn in was Professor Yemi Osinbajo who took the oath of office for a second term as Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Supreme Court To Stop Buhari

1 month ago /
Nation 

One of the parties that participated in the February 23 Presidential election, Hope Democratic Party (HDP).

INEC Declares PDP’s Mutawalle Zamfara Governor-Elect

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Saturday declared Bello Mutawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  as the governor-elect of Zamfara State.

Supreme Court Declares PDP Candidates Winners Of All Zamfara State 2019 Elections

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

The Supreme Court has declared all Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP),  candidates winners of the governorship, National Assembly, and State House Of Assembly of the Zamfara State general elections.

Supreme Court Strikes Out Suit Against Edo State Governor, Oba Of Benin And Three Others

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has struck out the suit filed by the Ogiamien of Utantan in Edo state, Richard Osemwengie over the scrapping of his traditional stool by the Edo State Government, thirty-seven years ago.

Marafa Hails Supreme Court Judgement On Zamafara APC

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

Serving Senator on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kabir Marafa has described Friday's verdict of the Supreme Court which nullified the victory of his party in the last Governorship and parliamentary elections as a bitter-sweet victory for democracy in Zamfara State and the country as a whole.

Court Fixes May 31 For Judgement In Case Against Acting CJN

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

An Abuja High Court has fixed May 31, 2019, for judgement in a suit filed by Tochi Michael accusing the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammed, of age falsification.

Tribunal Dismisses Suit Seeking To Stop Buhari’s Inauguration

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party, HDP and its Presidential Candidate, Ambrose Uwuru, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.

Supreme Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Onnoghen’s Suspension, Trial

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court has dismissed the suit filed by the Cross-River state government challenging the suspension and trial of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, and Justice Walter Onnoghen for being incompetent.

Okorocha Tells Imo People To Shun Politics Of Bitterness

2 months ago /
Nation 

Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha has been commended for his giant strides on infrastructure development in the state

Court Fixes June 3 For Hearing Of Suit Challenging Appointment Of Tanko As CJN

2 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed June 3, 2019, to commence hearing of the suit challenging the appointment of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.

Supreme Court Justices Operate Independently - Acting CJN

2 months ago /
Nation 

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has disclosed that all Supreme Court justices are independent-minded and are only answerable to their conscience and God while writing and delivering judgments in all cases that come before them.

CJN Tanko Mohammed Tells Oil And Gas Litigants To Seek Alternative Dispute Resolution

2 months ago /
Judiciary 

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN justice Tanko Mohammed has told Nigeria’s top judicial officers to insist that litigants seeking court intervention in oil and gas related cases should seek alternative dispute resolution.


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