News - Chief Justice of Nigeria

Supreme Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Onnoghen’s Suspension, Trial

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court has dismissed the suit filed by the Cross-River state government challenging the suspension and trial of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, and Justice Walter Onnoghen for being incompetent.

Okorocha Tells Imo People To Shun Politics Of Bitterness

5 days ago /
Nation 

Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha has been commended for his giant strides on infrastructure development in the state

Court Fixes June 3 For Hearing Of Suit Challenging Appointment Of Tanko As CJN

1 week ago /
Judiciary 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed June 3, 2019, to commence hearing of the suit challenging the appointment of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.

Supreme Court Justices Operate Independently - Acting CJN

1 week ago /
Nation 

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has disclosed that all Supreme Court justices are independent-minded and are only answerable to their conscience and God while writing and delivering judgments in all cases that come before them.

CJN Tanko Mohammed Tells Oil And Gas Litigants To Seek Alternative Dispute Resolution

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN justice Tanko Mohammed has told Nigeria’s top judicial officers to insist that litigants seeking court intervention in oil and gas related cases should seek alternative dispute resolution.

South-South Governors Seek Dignified Exit For Onnoghen

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The South-South Governors may have resolved to intervene in the resignation saga of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

National Judicial Council Extends Appointment of Acting CJN

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has extended the appointment of Justice Tanko Mohammad as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria for three months.

Tribunal Convicts Onnoghen

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, guilty of the charge of false assets declaration.

Group Wants A More Harmonious Rapport Between Executive And Judicial Arms

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria will progress faster when deliberate steps are taken to bridge the relationship gap between the executive arm of government and the judiciary to eliminate perceived persecution of judicial officers in the country.

Onnoghen's Conviction A Major Victory For Anti-Corruption Policy - Presidency

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has affirmed that the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal was a major victory for the anti-corruption policy of the Buhari administration.

Onnoghen Guilty of Misconduct, CCT Orders His Removal From Office

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, guilty of misconduct in his trial over non and false asset declaration and ordered his removal from office as CJN and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, NJC.

CJN Tanko Tells Judges To Apply The Criminal Justice Act Strictly

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko has urged judges to always apply the Administration Of Criminal Justice Act, (ACJA), 2015.

False Asset Declaration: Onnoghen Knows Fate April 18

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has fixed April 18 for judgment in the six-count charge of false asset declaration brought against the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen by the Federal Government.

Judges Enjoined To Avoid Compromise In Decision Making

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed, has urged judges, heads of courts and the Nigerian judiciary to aspire to implement the guidelines provided by the judicial information technology policy while carrying out their judicial responsibilities.

PDP Raises Alarm Over Plot To Cause Constitutional Crisis In Rivers

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it has received information of fresh plots by an APC leader in Rivers state, to subvert the will of the people and cause a constitutional crisis in the state.

Onnoghen Retires As CJN

1 month ago /
Nation 

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, has sent a notice of retirement to the National Judicial Council, NJC.

Onnoghen Closes Defence

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

The suspended Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, closed his case on Wednesday after calling one witness in his trial over false and non-asset declaration since February 2019.

Lawyers Fault Status Of Code Of Conduct Tribunal

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

As the suspended Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen is being tried by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, senior lawyers have done an independent analysis of the lapses in the establishment of the CCT.

Onnoghen Opens Defence, To Call 3 Witnesses

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

The Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has opened his defence before the Code of Conduct Tribunal where he is standing trial for alleged non-assets declaration.

Osinbajo Expresses Concern Over Exposed Weaknesses Of The Judiciary

1 month ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, a professor, says the weaknesses exposed in the country's judiciary are disturbing.


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