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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 voids suspension of Abia chief judge

NJC voids suspension of Abia chief judge

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has declared the suspension of Theresa Uzokwe, chief judge of Abia state, as unconstitutional. In a statement on Wednesday, the body said it had also queried and suspended Obisike Orji, the newly appointed acting chief judge of the state. The council said the decision was reached during its emergency meeting on Wednesday. Below is the statement signed by [...]

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    Buhari appoints 2 supreme court justices

Buhari appoints 2 supreme court justices

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ejembi Eko and Amina Augie as justices of the supreme court. Soji Oye, acting director of information for the National Judicial Council (NJC), disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday. The appointment followed NJC’s earlier recommendation of the two candidates to the president. Ac‎cording to Oye, Mahmud Mohammed, the outgoing chief justice of Nigeria, [...]

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    Judicial council fires Cross River judge

Judicial council fires Cross River judge

The national judicial council (NJC) has suspended B. , a judge of the high court of of Cross River state. Soji Oye, the council's spokesman, confirmed this on Friday, saying the council arrived at the decision after its 76th meeting which held in Abuja, on June 1, and June 2. Oye said the judge was found wanting for alleged misconduct, advising him to stay away from [...]

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    NJC recommends sack of 2 judges over ‘misconduct’

NJC recommends sack of 2 judges over ‘misconduct’

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the compulsory retirement of O. Gbaja-Biamila, a judge of Lagos state high court, and Idris Evuti of the Niger state high court. Soji Oye, NJC’s acting director of information, confirmed this in a statement, saying the actions was taken based on findings by panels probing allegations against them. Oye said Evuti was found guilty of [...]

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    Buhari approves appointment of 30 Judges

Buhari approves appointment of 30 Judges

 President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 30 new judges for the federal high court on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC). Soji Oye, the council’s acting director of Information, disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja. The statement said that the new judges would be sworn-in by Mahmud Mohammed, the chief Justice of Nigeria, on [...]

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