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CJN, NBA, Reps committee ask Judiciary workers to shelve planned strike

  The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, and the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) have begun moves to prevail on court workers nationwide to shelve their planned strike today. The national headquarters of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) issued a statement last week, directing its members nationwide to begin

By |2021-04-06T08:21:29+01:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Supreme Court Justices are Not Above Mistakes, Says CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, has stated that the Justices of the Supreme Court are not a repository of knowledge, but are fallible and receptive to correction. Thisday reports that the apex court’s Director of Press and Information, Dr. Festus Akande, said in a statement that Justice Muhammad stated this yesterday

By |2019-10-23T07:15:24+01:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Osun: CJN capabilities spark debate for comparing technicality as inability of a judge to fly a plane

A video clip showing part of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Muhammad Tanko’s confirmation hearing which has since gone viral on the Internet has sparked a major debate about the judge’s capabilities. The CJN Tanko Muhammad being led into Senate Chambers by President Buhari’s Special Assistant on National Assembly matters The Punch reports that

By |2019-07-18T18:53:32+01:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Buhari asks Senate to confirm Tanko Muhammad as CJN

Seeks approval for 15 special advisers President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded the name of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad to the Senate for approval as the substantive CJN. The letter was read at plenary by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. It read, “In accordance with Section 231 (1) of the constitution

By |2019-07-11T13:20:16+01:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Lawyer asks court to stop confirmation of Justice Tanko as CJN

A lawyer, Malcolm Omirhobo, has dragged the National Judicial Council (NJC) before the Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking an order halting the appointment of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, as the substantive chief justice. The applicant in the suit with number FHC/ABJ/CS/420/2019 alleged that Mr Muhammad availed himself as a tool

By |2019-04-24T22:43:43+01:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Breaking: Court Restrains Buhari, AGF, From Removing CJN

Justice Inyang Ekwo has granted an order of interim injunction restraining President Buhari and the AGF from removing the CJN from office pending the hearing and determination of the suit filed by Action Peoples Party. The Justice made the ruling at a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, January 21. The court adjourned the

By |2019-01-22T12:55:26+01:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

FG Files Suit To Remove Onnoghen As CJN

The federal government has reportedly filed a motion at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) seeking the removal of Walter Onnoghen as the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN). In documents seen by PUNCH, the motion was filed on Thursday by Musa Ibrahim and Fatima Danjuma Ali on behalf of Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation

By |2019-01-19T09:47:11+01:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments