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18 Feb 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, to reconstitute a new panel to review January 14, 2020, Supreme Court ruling which unseated Chief Emeka Ihedioha
21 Jan 2020
The verdict by the Supreme Court on January 13, 2020, which nullified the election of Governor Emeka Ihedioha of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma...
17 Jan 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday accused the Supreme Court under the leadership of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad of having been compromised by the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government.
15 Jan 2020
By yesterday evening, Emeka Ihedioha ceased to be the legitimate Governor of Imo State. This was after the Supreme Court reversed the cancellation of results from 388 polling units...
6 Jan 2020
Nigeria's chief justice, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has denied knowing a former senator being investigated for alleged extortion.   A spokesman for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said Senator Shehu Sani was arrested for collecting $10,000 from a businessman, Sani Dauda, owner of ASD Motors who has a case pending with the anti-graft agency.  …
11 Oct 2019
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Tanko Muhammad has appealed to the Senate for adequate funding to meet judicial functions.
11 Oct 2019
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) yesterday alleged that the Federal Government had been mounting undue pressure on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, to accept a list of some persons allegedly selected to be members of the presidential election petition appeal tribunal.
12 Jul 2019
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Friday, dismissed a suit challenging the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad...
23 May 2019
It was not the pressure of guilt that made presiding justice of the presidential election petition tribunal Zainab Bulkachuwa to quit yesterday. She was secure in the rightness of staying on the panel if she chose. For the panel dismissed the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the…
14 May 2019
Moves to stop the confirmation of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, continued yesterday as he was served...
22 Apr 2019
The National Judicial Council has removed the name and image of Walter Onnoghen from its members list on its website. The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Tanko Muhammad was listed by the NJC as the acting chairman of the council. The Council, on Thursday, approved the extension of the appointment of Justice Muhammad for another…
20 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari  has extended the tenure of acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Tanko Muhammad by three months. The National Judicial Council approved the appointment of Justice Muhammad following a recommendation sent by President Buhari. Muhammad was sworn in as the acting CJN on January 25 by Buhari after the president suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen…

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