Posts Tagged ‘Tanko Mohammad’

NASS confirms new Chief Justice of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari had on Thursday requested Mr Muhammad’s confirmation. His request was sequel to the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to make Justice Muhammad the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. Mr Muhammad was first appointed in January after the president controversially suspended Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, who was accused of false declaration […]

Presidential Tribunal: CJN Tanko Mohammad under fire for attending dinner with @MBuhari

Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Inibehe Effiong, has slammed Tanko Mohammad, the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, and other judicial officers for honouring a private dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Villa on Thursday. The Lagos-based lawyer said it was against the rule of the judiciary for the CJN and judicial officials […]