The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, has ordered heads of courts to guide their subordinates against conflicting rulings.
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman of the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC), Tanko Muhammad, has restored Beuolisa Nwofor’s Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) title.
Two days ago, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad had cause to warn States’ Chief Judges, after summoning and meeting seven of them, to desist from indiscriminate granting of ex parte orders....
Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, has sworn in Justice Hussein Baba Yusuf as acting Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory ...
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad has approved the appointment of Hajo Sarki-Bello, as Acting Chief Registrar.
Access to Justice (A2J) has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad and the National Judicial Council (NJC) to reconsider the vacation periods announced by various heads of court...
A group, Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN), has protested against recent appointment of some justices to the Court of Appeal, calling for its cancellation.
The nation’s polity began the year 2020 with the bittersweet hangover of the 2019 general election. Three months earlier, the Supreme Court had declared: “We have examined the submissions of parties in this matter and the exhibit.......
15 Dec 2020
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Tanko Muhammad has tested positive for COVID-19. This was disclosed by a member of the Supreme Court, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa at the unveiling of the national headquarters of the Muslim Lawyers’ Association of Nigeria (MULAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. Saulawa said the CJN is receiving treatment in Dubai, the…
30 Aug 2020
The final word on the 2019 Kogi Gubernatorial Election dispute would be heard tomorrow when Nigeria’s Supreme Court hits the gavel to sign off its ruling on the consolidated appeals before it.
24 Jun 2020
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has dismissed a petition by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Justice Taiwo O. Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja.
25 Apr 2020
As the judicial tussle in Cross River state lingers, there are indications that the National Judicial Council (NJC) under the Chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has ordered Governor Ben Ayade to swear in Justice Akon Ikpeme as the substantive Chief Judge of the State.