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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 to swear in 72 new SANs next Monday

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, will next Monday swear-in 72 legal practitioners recently elevated to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SANs).
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: Nigeria needs daring lawyers to resist tyranny

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, has said there is need for more daring lawyers to emerge in Nigeria in order to resist tyranny and expand what he described as “frontiers of jurisprudence in the country.”
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, charged the newly inaugurated Chief Judges of the Federal High Court and the National Industrial Court to help themselves first for God to help them to justify their oath of office.

CJN: Nigeria needs good lawyers to resist tyranny, expand jurisprudence

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has said there is a need for more cerebral legal practitioners to emerge in Nigeria in order to resist tyranny and expand what he described as frontiers of jurisprudence in the country.
The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) has expressed concerned over the attacks by Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), Afenifere, Ohaneze, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Middle Belt Group and their allies on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad on his recent statement on Sharia.

CJN: Delay in justice delivery system a source of great concern to me

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, has expressed concerns over what he called delay in Nigeria’s justice delivery system.
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 tasks new Supreme Court justices to see themselves as representatives of God

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, swore in eight new Justices of the Supreme Court, even as he tasked them to be upright and see themselves as representatives of God on earth.

CJN swears in 8 new Supreme Court justices

The new Justices that took turns to take their oath of office and oath of allegiance to the Nigerian Constitution, were Justice Lawal Garba, North West; Justice Helen M. Ogunwumiju, South West; Justice Addu Aboki, North West; Justice I. M. M. Saulawa, North West; Justice Adamu Jauro, North East; Justice Samuel C. Oseji, South South; Justice Tijjani Abubakar, North East, and Justice Emmanuel A. Agim, South South.

New Supreme Court Justices take oath of office Friday‎

The new appointees, who are all elevated from the Court of Appeal are: Justices Helen Ogunwumiju (South West); Emmanuel Agim (South South); Lawal Garba, (North West); Abdu Aboki (North West), and M M Saulawa (North West).
The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) has expressed concerned over the attacks by Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), Afenifere, Ohaneze, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Middle Belt Group and their allies on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad on his recent statement on Sharia.

CJN urges new judges to shun gratification, undue delay in justice delivery

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad has implored newly appointed judges of High Courts and Kadis of Sharia Courts, to shun all forms of gratification in the discharge of their legal duties.
The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) has expressed concerned over the attacks by Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), Afenifere, Ohaneze, Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), Middle Belt Group and their allies on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad on his recent statement on Sharia.

CJN: Nigeria’ll suffer if judicial officers are neglected

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has said that Nigeria will suffer grave effect if judicial officers are consistently deprived of requisite infrastructure.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers government hands over 24 duplexes to judges

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has handed over some finished blocks of duplexes to accommodate Judges in the state.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has placed all the communities in Kabba-Bunu council areas on ‘absolute’ lockdown following the positive testing of two persons in the council area to COVID-19

Governor Bello: I still use my personal vehicles

Governor Yahaya Bello says he runs the affairs of Kogi State like a private company with the aim of “for profitability”.

NCDMB: Oil industry content development saves Nigeria $2 billion

Disclosing this, the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr Simbi Wabote, also noted that the focus of Nigerian Content implementation was not Nigerianisation, rather it encouraged domiciliation of capacities and promotion of foreign direct investments and homegrown investments.

NCDMB: Nigeria saves $2 billion on LNG Train 7 through local content development

Nigeria has saved $2 billion on Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for Nigeria LNG Train 7 Project through the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act implementation.

Supreme Court fixes date for judgments on Kogi election

The Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed August 31 for judgments on two appeals challenging the election of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.

Muslim lawyers ask NBA to bar ex-President Obasanjo, Governor Wike from speaking at conference

The Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria has asked the Nigerian Bar Association to remove ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, from the list of speakers in the upcoming Annual General Conference of the NBA.
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NJC releases list of nominees for Supreme Court appointments

The members of the last year’s presidential election petition court have been recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as Justices of the Supreme Court.
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NJC recommends appointment of 22 judges for Supreme Court, others

The National Judicial Council has recommended appointment of more judges for the Supreme Court and other various courts.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Chief Justice Tanko Muhammad swears in Justice Dongban-Mensem as Appeal Court president

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, on Friday swore in Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, as the substantive President of the Court of Appeal.
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Enugu commences decontamination of all court premises, offices, fuel stations

The Enugu State Fire Service, today, commenced the decontamination and fumigation of all court premises and offices in the state, starting from the State Judiciary Headquarters complex at the Independence Layout, Enugu.
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Coronavirus: NJC releases guidelines for court proceedings

The National Judicial Council on Thursday released guidelines for court proceedings to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Some clergies under the aegis of Concerned Gospel Ministers in Cross River, have urged National Judicial Commission (NJC) not to confirm Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State nominee, Justice Maurice Eneji, as acting Chief Judge of the State.

Cross River releases 30 prison inmates

The Ag. Chief Judge of Cross River, Justice Maurice Eneji, has released 30 inmates from the state’s Correctional Service Centre in Afokang, as part of measures to decongest the facility.
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NJC suspends two judges for falsifying age, failure to deliver judgement

The National Judicial Council on Friday recommended two High Court judges for compulsory retirement for age falsification and failure to deliver judgment for four years.

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2023: Yahaya Bello’s poster adorn streets in Adamawa

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