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    CJN: Supreme court justices don’t get 12 hours of sleep 

CJN: Supreme court justices don’t get 12 hours of sleep 

Ibrahim Muhammad, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), says many supreme court justices do not get up to 12 hours of sleep daily. Muhammad said this on Friday when he received the senate committee on judiciary in his office in Abuja. The CJN said if they were to sleep for 12 hours a day as recommended by stress managers, a lot of cases [...]

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    CJN: I’m working to rid judiciary of corruption

CJN: I’m working to rid judiciary of corruption

Ibrahim Muhammad, chief justice of Nigeria, says since his appointment, he has been ensuring speedy justice dispensation to rid the institution of corruption. Delivering his remarks at the opening ceremony of the 2019 edition of the Nigerian Bar Association annual general conference, which held in Lagos, Muhammad said the judiciary under his watch will never be subservient to anybody. He said [...]

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    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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    Senate confirms Ibrahim Muhammad as CJN

Senate confirms Ibrahim Muhammad as CJN

The senate has confirmed Ibrahim Muhammad as chief justice of Nigeria. He was confirmed at plenary on Wednesday. The senate had earlier gone into a closed-door session over his confirmation. The upper legislative chamber went into the session after Abdullahi Abubakar, senate leader, moved a motion for the confirmation of Muhammad. On Tuesday, Senate President Ahmad Lawan had asked that copies of Muhammad's curriculum [...]

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    Court dismisses suit seeking to stop Muhammad’s confirmation as CJN

Court dismisses suit seeking to stop Muhammad’s confirmation as CJN

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has struck out a suit seeking to halt the confirmation of Ibrahim Muhammad as the chief justice of Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari had asked the senate to confirm Muhammad as the substantive CJN. Muhammad has been occupying the office in acting capacity since January when Buhari suspended Walter Onnoghen, former CJN, who was accused of [...]

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    NJC recommends Ibrahim Muhammad as substantive CJN

NJC recommends Ibrahim Muhammad as substantive CJN

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended Ibrahim Muhammad to President Muhammadu Buhari as chief justice of Nigeria (CJN). Soji Oye, spokesman of the council, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. Muhammad has been occupying the office in acting capacity since January when Buhari suspended Walter Onnoghen, former CJN, who was accused of false declaration of assets. Oye said the decision of [...]

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    NJC asks acting CJN to respond to fresh petition, raises panel to probe him, Onnoghen

NJC asks acting CJN to respond to fresh petition, raises panel to probe him, Onnoghen

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has given Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), seven days to respond a fresh petition against him. In a statement on Wednesday, Soji Oye, spokesman of NJC, said the petition was sent to the council by the Action People’s Party (APP). Oye said the council found the earlier petitions against Muhammad and Walter Onnoghen, suspended [...]

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