Tag: CJN

Court Of Appeal: CJN To Swear In 18 Judges On Monday

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Muhammad will on Monday, 28 June 2021 swear in eighteen judges whose elevation to the Court of Appeal had been approved. According to a statement by the Supreme of Nigeria, the new appointees with their states of origin include, Mohammed Danjuma from[Read More…]

Judiciary workers ignore CJN; insists strike will continue

Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria have have insisted that the ongoing strike will continue in spite of the plea by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, for them to call off the strike. The leadership of the union made their position known in a communique[Read More…]

Breaking: CJN tests positive for COVID-19

Amidst concerns about the whereabouts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, a member of the Supreme Court, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa has revealed that the CJN has tested positive for COVID-19 and is receiving treatment in Dubai.  Saulawa disclosed this at the unveiling of the national headquarters of[Read More…]

CJN absence at SAN swearing-in sparks concerns on his health status

There are growing concerns over the absence of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad at the swearing in of 72 senior advocates in Abuja.  These concerns are due to rumours that the 66-year-old CJN has been battling an undisclosed illness that has restricted him from public eye.  He[Read More…]

Place Visa ban on CJN Tanko and panel members over Imo election Verdict

A group of Imo indigenes abroad has petitioned President Donald Trump to place on visa ban the seven Supreme Court justices who unanimously declared Uzodinma as the winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election. The Imo Diaspora Coalition for Justice and Democracy in a petition, in which they seek[Read More…]

Finally, Nigerian Senate To Confirm Justice Walter Onnoghen As CJN

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, says the Senate will on Wednesday confirm Justice Walter Onnoghen as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) following the retirement of former CJN, Justice Mahmoud Mohammed. The Senate on Tuesday, February 21 announced the receipt of a nomination letter from the acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, asking the Senate[Read More…]

Just In: Buhari Swears In Justice Walter Onnogen As Acting CJN, Withholds Nomination

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, swears in Justice Walter Nkanu Onnogen as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria. Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, who was born on December 22, 1950 is a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria since 2005. He graduated from the University of Ghana at Legon, Ghana[Read More…]

The National Assembly Is Planning Immunity Laws To Protect The Senate President, Speaker, CJN

The National Assembly is set to begin the process of constitution amendment towards ensuring immunity for heads of the three arms of government. To also benefit from the immunity, when the constitution is amended, are the Deputy Senate President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, his deputy and the Chief[Read More…]

Grant Amnesty To B’Haram, Northern Elders Led By Justice Uwaise Whose Son Joined ISIS Tells Buhari

by Musa Abdullahi Prominent northerners including the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Mohammed Uwais and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe and former Nigerian Ambassador to the United Nations, Ibrahim Gambari have asked the President -elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, rtd, declare amnesty for Boko[Read More…]

CJN Cries Over Judicial Overburden

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, on Wednesday, in Abuja, raised the alarm that the judiciary was overburdened with cases and challenged to dispense quick justice. He spoke in Abuja yesterday while declaring open a public dialogue on the future of justice administration in Nigeria. The event[Read More…]