Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tag "Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN)"

    Buhari swears in Ibrahim Muhammad as CJN

Buhari swears in Ibrahim Muhammad as CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Ibrahim Muhammad as chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).The swearing in ceremony took place at the Aso Rock villa, Abuja on Wednesday morning, exactly a week after his appointment as the substantive CJN was confirmed by the senate.Yemi Osinbajo, vice-president; Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives; and Ovie Omo-Agege, deputy senate president, were [...]

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    My Lord, chief justice Ibrahim Tanko you gaffed authoritatively!

My Lord, chief justice Ibrahim Tanko you gaffed authoritatively!

The supreme court is an “ecclesiastical order’’; it sits on high looking down on the ''lowly''. It dispenses inexorable "justice’’; justice not because it is always just, but because it cannot be interrogated when it is unjust. In the course of my career as a journalist, I have covered a good number of court cases. And I have beheld the power, [...]

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    Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against acting CJN’s appointment

Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against acting CJN’s appointment

The federal high court in Abuja, on Monday, fixed June 3, for definite hearing of a suit challenging the appointment of Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).NAN reports that Muhammad was made the acting CJN after Walter Onnoghen was suspended and later sacked as the CJN by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).The federal government had [...]

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    Nigeria’s constitutional crisis

Nigeria’s constitutional crisis

BY UDO JUDE ILO & ‘YEMI ADAMOLEKUNTwo weeks ago, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen and swore-in Justice Tanko Muhammad as the Acting Chief Justice. President Buhari was purportedly acting on an ex part order from the Code of Conduct Tribunal in response to a petition to the Code of Conduct Bureau against the [...]

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