This was an unexpected development as the CJN and top judiciary officials were still in an argument last week when the former was accused of diverting funds for his children’s political ambition.
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Sources told Channels Television that Justice Muhammad, who is at loggerheads with his colleagues, resigned on Sunday night
This was contained in a statement issued by Soji Oye, Director of Information of the council, on Wednesday in Abuja.
Muhammad made the declaration when he hosted a delegation led by Mary Leonard, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria.
The CJN’s position was contained in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media on Monday in Abuja.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, conferred the Police Officer and 71 others with the SAN rank.
Dr Festus Akande, Director of Press and Information of the apex court said the decision was a set of fresh practice directions issued by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the CJN on June 3, presented to the Senate Committee on the review of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended a 45- point constitutional proposal on judicial reforms for amendment.
The appeal was contained in a statement by Ahuraka Isah, the CJN’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Strategy.
The judges would adjudicate on election petitions arising from the forthcoming governorship elections in the two states as well as the bye-elections scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission in other states.
In statement by Soji Oye, Director of Information of the NJC, in Abuja on Thursday, the 22 recommended Judicial Officers are for Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Heads of Court, Judges of High Court of States, Kadis of States Sharia Courts of Appeal and Judges of Customary Courts of Appeal.
The Council held that the anti-graft agency’s letter, accusing the judge of wrongfully granting an ex parte application, was without merit.
The order of the CJN was contained in a memo with reference number: NJC/CIR/HOC/II/662, dated May 15, 2020 and addressed to the Chief Judges of the various states and the Federal Capital Territory
The National Judicial Council on Monday suspended Court sittings for an initial period of two weeks in the first instance.
This swearing-in followed Dongban-Mensem’s appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as replacement for Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, who bowed out of the Bench as she clocked the statutory mandatory retirement age of 70 years
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an application filed by Chief Emeka Ihedioha, a former Governor of Imo State, seeking…
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, announced the reconstitution of the panel on Tuesday
Ihedioha and the PDP are seeking a review of the ruling of the apex court in regard to the governorship election in the state, which awarded victory to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Hope Uzodinma
According to Channels Television, a seven-man panel of justices of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, fixed the date on Tuesday in Abuja at the hearing of the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the March 9 poll, Abba Yusuf.
The apex court had earlier on Monday announced the suspension of the appeal involving Kano State, where the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Kabiru Yusuf, is challenging the victory of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress.