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…
The respondent was an employee of the Bank of the North, which alongside other eight banks was acquired by the appellant.
1 Feb 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday stormed the embassy of the United States of America and the United Kingdom High Commission in Abuja to protest what it called perversion of justice in Nigeria.
12 Jan 2020
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,…
11 Jan 2020
The Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) said Senator Shehu Sani is being held in custody in compliance to a court order and not because he is a critic of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration. “The EFCC has taken note of insinuations and phantom claims that the Commission is “prosecuting” Senator Shehu Sani because he is a…
3 Dec 2019
Access to Justice (A2J) has sued the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC) and the National Judicial Council (NJC) over the appointment of justices to the Supreme Court.
24 Jul 2019
Nigeria’s President Muhammmadu Buhari on Wednesday sworn in Tanko Mohammad as Chief Justice of Nigeria. Mohammed, who will now be Nigeria's 18th CJN, became the acting CJN when the former CJN Walter Onnoghen was suspended on the grounds of false assets declaration. On 11 July 2019, he was nominated as CJN by the president barely…
11 Jul 2019
Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari Thursday asked the Senate to confirm Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). “I have the honour to forward the nomination of Honourable Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed for confirmation as Chief Justice of Nigeria," Buhari said in a letter read by Senate president Ahmed Lawan. "In accordance with Section…