Group tasks CJN, NJC on speedy justice system
A human rights group, Access to Justice, has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and the National Judicial Council (NJC) to mandate heads of court to develop sustainable policies and programmes to leverage information technology system.
Courts are expected to sit, dispense time-bound cases during lockdown – Malami says
Courts are expected to attend to matters that are urgent, essential or time-bound, even during the lockdown, Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has said.
Resign now, PDP tells CJN
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday accused the Supreme Court under the leadership of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad of having been compromised by the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government.
EFCC 'forces' Shehu Sani to declare assets, 'block' accounts
An aide to former Nigerian lawmaker Shehu Sani on Sunday said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has blocked his principal's bank accounts. Suleiman Ahmed, senior special adviser to Sani in a statement said the Nigerian anti-graft agency “forced (Sani) to declare his assets”. He questioned EFCC's professionalism in handling his principal's case,…
Senator Sani: CJN distances self from N4m bribery allegation
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has distanced himself from the allegation of financial inducement by Senator Shehu Sani of Kaduna State.
‘Shariah law is not Islamisation of Nigeria’
Concerned Islamic scholars across the country have thrown their weights behind the suggestions of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Muhammad Tanko, calling for the improvement of the status of the Shari’ah
CAN faults CJN’s call for constitutional amendment on Sharia
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described as a threat to national unity, the alleged call by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad for a Constitutional amendment, with a view to adding more Sharia contents.
Nile University to honour CJN, others at 7th Convocation
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Mohammad, is among those that would be conferred with an honorary degree by Nile University of Nigeria at its 7th convocation ceremony today.