Tag: Chief Justice of Nigeria

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 25, 2019

Just In: Buhari suspends Onnoghen, swears in Tanko Mohammed as Acting CJN [PHOTOS]

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the new Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, following the suspension ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 14, 2019

UPDATE: Onnoghen’s arraignment adjourned, as 100 lawyers defend CJN at tribunal

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has adjourned the arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen on the alleged ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 15, 2018

The Big 5: CJN says attackers of Rivers High Court must not go scot-free, Security tightened at the Senate ahead of Omo-Agege’s resumption and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today:   The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Your SAN title can be withdrawn if abused | CJN tells Osinbajo, Keyamo, others

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen has sworn-in 29 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria. The new SANs were sworn-in at the ...

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AzeezSeptember 6, 2017

I am open for investigation, I have nothing to hide – CJN

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen on Wednesday said he has not been invited for any investigation by the ...

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AzeezApril 11, 2017

Corruption: Nigerians should stop judging the judiciary – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has urged Nigerians to stop judging the performance of the judiciary ...

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AzeezMarch 6, 2017

Osinbajo to inaugurate Onnoghen as 17th CJN on Tuesday

by Azeez Adeniyi Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will inaugurate Justice Walter Onnoghen as the 17th Chief Justice of Nigeria on Tuesday. ...

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EditorMarch 2, 2017

Analysis: Delaying Onnoghen’s nomination as Chief Justice has cost President Buhari a lot

by Mark Amaza Yesterday, Justice Walter Onnoghen was finally confirmed as the Chief Justice of Nigeria by the Senate, ending ...

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AzeezMarch 1, 2017

BREAKING: Senate confirms Onnoghen as Chief Justice

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. Onnoghen was earlier ...

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AzeezFebruary 28, 2017

BREAKING: Senate to screen Onnoghen as CJN on Wednesday

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senate has said it will hold a confirmation hearing for Walter Onnoghen as substantive Chief Justice ...

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AzeezFebruary 8, 2017

Just In: NJC extends Onnoghen’s tenure as acting Chief Justice

The National Judicial Council on Wednesday extended the acting tenure of Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria. The NJC ...

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AzeezFebruary 2, 2017

Don’t issue ultimatum to Pres. Buhari, Acting CJN Onnoghen tells Nigerians

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen has pleaded with Nigerians not to issue an ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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AzeezDecember 2, 2016

Acting CJN to swear-in two Supreme Court justices on Monday

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria,Walter Onnoghen on Monday will swear in two new justices of the Supreme Court. According ...

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AzeezNovember 7, 2016

Decision to suspend arrested judges made after talks with AGF – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mahmud Mohammed on Monday said the decision to suspend arrested judges was because of communications received ...

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AzeezOctober 22, 2016

Call for the suspension of arrested judges unnecessary, hasty – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed on Saturday described as unnecessary and hasty calls by the Nigerian Bar ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

RE: Justice Inyang Okoro’s letter| His Lordship has shot himself in the foot

by Ugochukwu Nnamdi Ukamba So politicians walked into His Lordship’s home, offered him a bribe to secure his assistance to ...

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AzeezJuly 19, 2016

No more ‘soft landing’ for corrupt individuals – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed has said that cases of corruption against high-profile individuals would no longer ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2015

Judge who petitioned Aregbesola, queried by Chief Justice of Nigeria

Ever since her impeachment petition against Rauf Aregbesola, Osun state governor- the professional and personal life of Justice Folahanmi Oloyede, has ...

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Janeth JApril 16, 2015

Too many fake lawyers are undermining the profession, CJN laments

by Ranti Joseph The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Mahmud Mohammed has expressed worries over the rising number of ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 25, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: Justice for sale in Nigeria

by Olusegun Adeniyi On June 14, 1993, two days after that memorable presidential election between the late Bashorun M.K.O Abiola ...

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January 4, 2014

Corruption: EFCC to prosecute 7 Judges after NJC enquiry

by Oke Efagene The Supreme Court is set to meet on the cases of 23 judges who are being investigated ...

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September 13, 2012

“Blame the attorney general for delay in high profile cases” – Chief Justice of Nigeria

by Akan Ido Aloma Mariam Mukhtar, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) has blamed the office of the Attorney General ...

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July 19, 2012

Opinion: Task before Justice Mukthar

by Jide Ojo Hearty congratulations to the new Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Aloma Mariam Mukthar, who was sworn ...

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July 4, 2012

President Jonathan nominates first female Chief Justice

by Isi Esene The Nigerian judiciary might get a female substantive head faster than imagined. President Goodluck Jonathan has formerly ...

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