Thursday, April 15, 2021


Justice Tanko Muhammad

CJN swears-in new justices, warns against personal interference in judgements

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has cautioned the eight new Justices of the Supreme Court not to allow their personal ambitions to becloud their sense of judgment.

Convid-19: Federal High Court appoints judges to handle cases across 6 geo-political zones

Justice John Tsoho, Chief Judge, Federal High Court of Nigeria, has named three justices to handle cases at designated judicial divisions across the six geo-political zones as the country battles the covid-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19: Kano courts suspend sittings

Kano State Chief Judge, Justice Nura Sagir, has announced the suspension of all court sittings till April 13.

Supreme Court reserves ruling on APC’s request for Zamfara judgment review

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved ruling in an application by the All Progressives Congress, APC, seeking a review of the judgment that disqualified the governorship and other candidates of the party in Zamfara in 2019 general elections.

Imo: Supreme Court adjourns Ihedioha’s appeal to March 2

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned untill March 2, hearing in an application filed by Chief Emeka Ihedioha, a former governor of Imo, seeking a review of the Jan. 14 judgment sacking him from the office.

Stop using technicalities to hinder justice delivery, CJN cautions judges

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has cautioned judges of superior courts in Nigeria to desist from using technicalities to hinder justice delivery.

Supreme Court strikes out ex-CJN Onnoghen’s appeal

The Supreme Court on Monday struck out a referral appeal praying the court to determine the constitutionality or otherwise of the removal of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Supreme Court dismisses Atiku’s appeal for lacking in merit

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.

Judiciary needs adequate funding, CJN tells Senate 

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad has appealed to the Senate for adequate funding to meet judicial functions.

CJN swears in Justice Kanyip as acting President of NICN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Wednesday, swore in Justice Benedict Kanyip, as the acting president of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, NICN.

Court fixes June 3 to hear suit challenging appointment of Tanko Mohammed as substantive CJN

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday fixed June 3, for definite hearing of a suit challenging the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.

Nigerian police seal CJN Onnoghen’s office, eject administrative staff

The Nigerian police sealed off the office of the Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Monday, who was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari, last Friday.

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