Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad
CJN swears in Justice Dongban-Mensem as second female Appeal Court president
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad yesterday inaugurated the substantive President of Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem.
President wants speedy trials, decongestion of correctional centres
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday sought urgent measures to speed up trial of cases and decongestion of correctional centres in the country in view of COVID-19 pandemic.
Ex-CJ flays alleged disobedience of court orders by government, others
The immediate past Chief Judge of Cross River State, Justice Michael Edem, has charged the executive arms of government right from the federal to the local level on obedience to the rule of law.
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.
Atiku to judiciary: You are sabotaged by dictatorial cabal
One man, one woman, one youth, one vote, should be the only way to make gains in a democracy. And when that is thwarted, the clock starts to tick. Two and a half millennia ago, Sophocles said, ‘If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment...
In four hours, Apex Court hears, dismisses Atiku, PDP’s appeal
Within four hours, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Supreme Court yesterday quashed Atiku Abubakar’s ambition to rule Nigeria for four years.The apex court heard and dismissed the appeal filed by the presidential aspirant and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party..
Intervene on rights abuses, Sowore, Jalingo, others detention, SERAP charges NJC
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman, National Judicial Council (NJC), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, to dissuade the Federal Government from using the courts to suppress citizens’ rights.
CJN seeks financial autonomy for judiciary, others
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, yesterday sought financial autonomy for the judiciary to enable that arm of government perform its functions more creditably.
Obi, Tanko and fate of law, history
For the former governor of Anambra State and the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, it is as if fate has destined them to share in the political evolution of Nigeria.