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PDP: Mary Peter Odili, Slyvester Ngwuta, Bode Rhodes-Vivour must be appointed to hear Atiku...

A caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the house of representatives says Mary Odili, Slyvester Ngwuta, Bode Rhodes-Vivour and three other senior justices of the supreme court must be appointed to hear the appeal of Atiku Abubakar.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko: We will ensure unity through effective, efficient justice delivery

The Supreme Court of Nigeria is ever ready for any eventuality and well prepared to keep the country together as one indivisible entity through effective and efficient justice delivery, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has said.
“In several cases, journalists, bloggers and activists have either been denied bail, as it is the case with journalist Agba Jalingo, or granted bail with stringent conditions that implicitly violate human rights, as it is the case with journalist and activist Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. In all of such cases, the alleged offences are not constitutionally and internationally recognizable.”

SERAP writes NJC, seeks directives on citizens’ rights

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), urging him to use his offices and leadership of the NJC to “urgently develop measures and issue directives to all courts to respond to the disturbing trends by state governments and federal government to use the court as a tool to suppress citizens’ human rights.”
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was a special guest of honour at the Supreme Court’s Special Session for the 2019-2020 Legal Year. 2

CJN: Supreme Court justices overworked, underpaid

Justices of the Supreme Court are overloaded with work but poorly remunerated, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad said.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

CJN Tanko fixes date for swearing in Of 38 New SANs

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, will on Monday, September 23, swear-in 38 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria.

Former Gomber governor escapes kidnap as gunmen abduct 7 on Kaduna-Abuja Highway — video

Former Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, reportedly escaped being kidnapped by gunmen said to have abducted seven travellers on the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
Ghana assistant coach Michael Osei has revealed 11 foreign-based players have been called up for next month's Africa U23 Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier with Algeria.

Ghana to invite 11 foreign-based players for U23 Afcon qualifier against Algeria

Ghana assistant coach Michael Osei has revealed 11 foreign-based players have been called up for next month's Africa U23 Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier with Algeria.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Allow judges enjoy independence – Justice Tanko tells stakeholders

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko has appealed to stakeholders in the country to allow the judiciary to enjoy it’s independence.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

President Buhari swears in Tanko Mohammed as Chief Justice of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).

Senate screens Justice Tanko behind closed doors

The Senate is currently screening Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria in as the upper chamber has gone into an executive session.
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Serap seeks probe of ‘unfair’ treatment of former Kebbi chief judge

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “the harassment, intimidation and unfair treatment of the former acting Chief Judge of Kebbi State, Elizabeth Karatu, who was barred from gaining access to her courtroom to deliver certain judgment by an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), who claimed he was acting based on the directive given to him by the management.”
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of acting chief justice, 15 special advisers

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the confirmation of Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

President Buhari forwards Tanko Muhammad’s name to Senate for confirmation as Chief Justice of...

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad for Screening and subsequent confirmation as the substantive CJN.
President Muhammadu Buhari has just taken his oath of office.

President Buhari accompanied by wife, takes oath of office

He was accompanied by wife, Aisha, while the acting Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, administered the oath at Eagles Square, venue of inauguration and swearing-in ceremony for his second term in office.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Tribunal dismisses suit seeking to stop President Buhari’s inauguration

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Mr Ambrose Aworu, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

NJC extends acting CJN’s appointment for three months

The National Judicial Council said it has extended the appointment of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, for another three months.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Acting CJN tasks heads of courts on speedy justice

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has called on heads of courts to put in place efficient structures that will bring about speedy and fair administration of justice.
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Ghana U-23 team escape plane crash in Gabon

Ghana’s under-23 soccer team, the Black Meteors escaped a plan crash on Monday while on their way to Gabon for the return leg of the U-23 Tokyo 2020 qualifier.

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