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President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Justice Tanko urges election petition panels to be guided by rule of law, not...

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, has appealed to chairmen and members of the Election Petition Tribunal that would handle cases arising from the 2019 general election to be guided by the Rule of Law and not sentiment.
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NBA asks federal government to withdraw charges against Justice Onnoghen to await NJC’s decision

The Nigerian Bar Association on Tuesday reiterated its call on the Federal Government to withdraw the charges of non-declaration of assets filed against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Central bank predicts boost in credit with moveable collateral

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday stated that given that the inherent risks in granting loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) by banks is now reduced tremendously through the introduction of the National Collateral Registry (NCR), small businesses will now be able not only to access credit but also access such at reasonable rates.

Justice Onnoghen gets another query from NJC over EFCC’s petition

The National Judicial Council on Monday gave the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, another seven days to respond to a fresh petition against him, this time by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Justice Onnoghen: UN rights expert alleges threat to independence of Nigeria’s judiciary

The UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayán, has warned of an imminent threat to the nation’s judiciary, owing to moves by the executive arm of government to remove the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office through alleged illegal means.

NJC gives Justice Onnoghen fresh query over EFCC’s petition

The Council, which took the decision at the end of its emergency meeting in Abuja, further constituted a Preliminary Complaints Assessment Committee, to consider responses to both Onnoghen and the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, to various petitions against them.

Justice Bulkachuwa presides over NJC meeting

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa is presently presiding over the meeting of the National Judicial Council holding in Abuja.

Forum: Suspension of Justice Onnoghen proper, timely

The Forum of Presidential Candidates and Political Parties for Good Governance has said that the suspension of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari is proper and timely.

Senate asks Supreme Court to reinstate Justice Onnoghen

The Senate on Monday filed a suit before the Supreme Court praying for among others, an order reinstating Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

25 lawyers drag President Buhari to court over Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

Twenty Five constitutional lawyers, on Monday, dragged President Muhammadu Buhari before the Federal High Court in Abuja to challenge what they termed as illegal suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Calm in Supreme Court as acting CJN holds meeting with justices

Contrary to speculations that Justices of the Supreme Court would protest the suspension of Chief Justice Of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, normal activities have resumed at the Apex Court without hindrance.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Acting CJN Tanko Muhammad presides over Supreme Court’s sitting

The Supreme Court has resumed sitting on Monday with the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, presiding over a five-man panel of the court.

Police seal off Justice Onnoghen’s office

In a move that appeared to stop any possibility of Onnoghen to accessing the office, policemen were said to have sealed the office and ejected all administrative staff in the axis of the CJN office as early as 7am on Monday.

PANDEF rejects Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday rejected the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari. It therefore asked for his immediate reinstatement.

PANDEF demands immediate reinstatement of Justice Onnoghen

Pan–Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, weekend, raised four key posers for President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, an act it strongly denounced, demanding his immediate reinstatement.
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PDP rejects inauguration of election tribunal by acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the inauguration of members of the election tribunal by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Acting CJN swears in 250 chairmen, members of election petition tribunals

Justice Tanko Muhammad, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), has urged the 250 appointed Chairmen and members of the Election Petition Tribunals to be guided by the fear of God in the performance of their duties.

Justice Onnoghen: NBA summons emergency NEC meeting, to hold rally in protest

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) will today, Monday, hold an emergency meeting of its National Executive Committee (NEC) on the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by President Muhammad Buhari.

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