Posts Tagged ‘Chief justice of Nigeria (CJN)’

The Rise Of Tanko Muhammad, JSC, From Acting CJN To ‘Permanent’ Acting CJN: We Saw It Coming ~ Intersociety

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 20, 2019
Intersociety: 20th April 2019: From the report of the Premium Times few hours ago, the three months interim tenure of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mr. Justice Tanko Muhammad, scheduled to expire on 25th April 2019, just been extended by the President on controversial recommendation of the NJC. The second 90 days extension elapses […]

BREAKING: Buhari extends Tanko Muhammad’s tenure as CJN

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 20, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the appointment of Tanko Muhammad as the acting chief justice of Nigeria by another three months. Mr Buhari sent the recommendation to the National Judicial Council and the supervisory body approved the appointment on Thursday, a spokesperson for the NJC, Soji Oye, said in a statement on Saturday. Mr Muhammad […]

Judiciary not to blame for loss of Corruption cases – Justice Walter On­noghen

by Breaking Timeson April 12, 2017
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter On­noghen, has said the recent string of court losses suffered by the prosecution in high-profile corruption cases since his substantive appoint­ment last month, is neither the fault of the judiciary nor an indication that the anti-corruption campaign is los­ing steam. He barred his mind yester­day at the […]

Amaechi Denies Justice Okoro’s Bribery Accusations, Threatens Law Suit

by Breaking Timeson October 19, 2016
Minister of Transportation and former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi has responded to Justice Inyang Okoro’s accusations, vehemently denying them. His response was stated in a brief press release issued earlier, stating that the accusations were “blatant lies bereft of any iota of truth or even logic.” In a letter written to the Chief […]

Raid of Court Judges, a highly regrettable mistake – Chief justice of Nigeria

by Breaking Timeson October 10, 2016
Chief  justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mahmud Mohammed,  has described the arrest and raid of judges homes by the Department of State Services (DSS) as “saddening” and “deeply regrettable”. The DSS had on Saturday Raided the homes of some judges across the country on allegations of corruption. But, speaking on Monday at a valedictory session held in honour […]