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27 Jun
President Muhammadu Buhari will swear in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) on Monday. Buhari's digital media aide Bashir Amhad disclosed this in a tweet. Justice Ariwoola will replace Justice Tanko Mohammed who resigned from his position as CJN on Monday. READ ALSO: Justice Olukayode Ariwoola expected to be sworn-in…
27 Jun
Justice Olukayode Ariwoola is expected to be sworn-in as the next Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) after the resignation of Justice Tanko Muhammad. Justice Muhammad has resigned from his position, reportedly on health grounds. The CJN’s Special Assistant on Media, Mr Isah Ahuraka confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria The News Agency of…
27 Jun
Justice Tanko Mohammed has resigned from his position as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Mohammed resigned in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari swore in Mohammed as the acting CJN in January 2019 following the suspension and later sack of former CJN Walter Onnoghen. CJN’s Special Assistant on Media, Isah Ahuraka, confirmed his…
11 Feb 2020
Apparently realising, on assumption of office, the challenge of acceptance he faces among ‘Imolites’ and his ability to deliver the dividend of democracy anchored...
19 Dec 2019
During the British colonial rule, the agitation for independence was largely a southern affair. The southerners who had the earlier benefit of western education...
1 Jul 2019
A human rights group, Access to Justice, has warned the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammed, against taking ‘orders from the Presidency’ in appointing more justices for the Supreme Court following a report (not in The Guardian) that President Muhammadu Buhari had asked him to initiate the process of appointing five new…
31 May 2019
Justice Danlami Senchi of the FCT High Court, Jabi on Friday dismissed a suit, accusing Justice Tanko Mohammed, the acting Chief Judge of Nigeria...
24 May 2019
A popular musician, Alhaji Kabiru Classic of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has emerged as the House of Reps member-elect representing Anka/Talata-Mafara federal constituency, Zamfara following Friday’s Supreme Court judgement. The judgement favoured other PDP candidates in Zamfara state. The Supreme Court on Friday nullified All Progressives Congress (APC) votes, declaring that the APC had…
11 Feb 2019
Ahead of today’s meeting of the National Judicial Council (NJC), the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused the Acting Chairman of the council...
29 Jan 2019
Human right activist, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has called on the National Judicial Council (NJC) to immediately remove Justice Tanko Mohammed...
29 Jan 2019
The police yesterday sealed off the office of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, who was last Friday suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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