News - Chief Justice of Nigeria

Buhari Writes CJN on Appointment Of Additional Justices For Supreme Court

6 days 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

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

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

Buhari Sworn in For Second Term

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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.

South-South Governors Seek Dignified Exit For Onnoghen

1 month ago /
Nation 

The South-South Governors may have resolved to intervene in the resignation saga of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

National Judicial Council Extends Appointment of Acting CJN

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has extended the appointment of Justice Tanko Mohammad as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria for three months.

Tribunal Convicts Onnoghen

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, guilty of the charge of false assets declaration.

Group Wants A More Harmonious Rapport Between Executive And Judicial Arms

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria will progress faster when deliberate steps are taken to bridge the relationship gap between the executive arm of government and the judiciary to eliminate perceived persecution of judicial officers in the country.

Onnoghen's Conviction A Major Victory For Anti-Corruption Policy - Presidency

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has affirmed that the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal was a major victory for the anti-corruption policy of the Buhari administration.


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