Group sues NJC, others over judicial appointment
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.
Buhari swears in Mohammed Tanko as CJN
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…
Buhari asks Senate to confirm Tanko Mohammed as CJN
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…