₦airaland Forum

Welcome, Guest: Join Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 2,297,366 members, 5,048,639 topics. Date: Saturday, 20 July 2019 at 11:55 PM

NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN - Politics - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Politics / NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN (6809 Views)

Court Refuses To Stop Buhari From Swearing In Tanko Muhammad As Substantive CJN / NJC Advises Buhari To Confirm Tanko Muhammad As Substantive CJN / Protests In Daura Over Imposition Of Fatuhu Muhammad As House Of Reps Candidate (2) (3) (4)

(1) (2) (Reply) (Go Down)

NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by masterpiece86: 10:03am On Jul 11
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad to President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).

It was learnt that the NJC chose Justice Muhammad ahead of the second most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, who was interviewed with Justice Muhammad.
Justice Muhammad’s choice was said to have been in furtherance of the tradition of succession by seniority.

Justice Muhammad was appointed as acting CJN following the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen who was arraigned by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) for some infractions in his assets declaration forms.
Justice Onnoghen was found guilty by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), which recommended him for sack.

But the President later accepted the voluntary retirement which the former CJN tendered earlier while on suspension and before the conclusion of his trial by the CCT.

In a statement on Wednesday, NJC’s spokesman Soji Oye said the recommendation of Justice Muhammad for CJN was among many other decisions taken at the emergency meeting of the Council.
Oye said the NJC also recommended names of judges to be appointed as Chief Judges and Grand Kadis for Lagos, Sokoto, Anambra, Ebonyi, Niger, Taraba, Kano and Jigawa states.
For Lagos, the NJC recommended Justice Kazeem O. Alogba: Justice Muhammad S. Sifawa (Sokoto); Justice Ijem Onwuamaegbu (Anambra); Justice Nwaigwe A. Anselm (Ebonyi); Justice Aliyu M. Mayaki (Niger) and Justice Filibus B. Andetur (Taraba).

The NJC recommended Justice Filibus B. Andetur for appointment as the Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Kano and Kadi Isa Jibrin Gantsa as the Grand Khadi, Sharia Court of Appeal, Jigawa.
Oye said the newly appointed heads of courts would be sworn-in after the approval of the President and the Governors and confirmation by the Senate and state Houses of Assembly.
He said the NJC also received retirement notifications from the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court; Chief Judges of Gombe, Edo, Niger and Ebonyi states.
Oye added that the NJC also received retirement notices from the Acting Chief Judge of Kebbi State and nine other judges from the Federal High Court and High Courts of Gombe, Delta, Edo, Imo, Benue and Katsina states.

The NJC, Oye said, commended Buhari for his unequivocal position on the financial autonomy for the states’ judiciary and called on the governors to, as a matter of urgency, begin its immediate implementation.
Oye added that the NJC was of the view that the need for the governors to respect the financial autonomy of the judiciary “is not only in line with the constitutional dictates, but presently the judicial position.”

https://thenationonlineng.net/njc-to-buhari-appoint-muhammad-as-substantive-cjn/

2 Likes

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by NothingDoMe: 11:13am On Jul 11
Lol. Tanko tanko

illitrate:


angry angry angry angry

Dont be upset. I took this space to avoid unnecessary quarrels and fights for FTC.

3 Likes

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by illitrate(m): 11:14am On Jul 11
.
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by iCauseTrouble: 11:14am On Jul 11
We don enter am for this country. Thinking of relocating to Mali or Senegal very soon

1 Like

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by illitrate(m): 11:14am On Jul 11
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by permit(m): 11:14am On Jul 11
T
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by abkrgumel(m): 11:14am On Jul 11
Space bookers well done oo
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by FunkyAlhaji2015: 11:14am On Jul 11
Nigerians are so chicken-livered, they was alot of uproar that Onnoghen was never going to be removed but the govt got its wish.

We will continue to suffer because we do not have the heart to press home our demands and get what is right from the govt.

1 Like 1 Share

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by Kundagarten: 11:15am On Jul 11
From sharia court to becoming CJN, only in Nigeria.


1 Like

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by 247Dior(m): 11:15am On Jul 11
Everything has become so stupid in this country ever since the idiotic dullard became president. . Those stupid njc guys should stfu
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by MrAnele(m): 11:15am On Jul 11
Interesting
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by alabi484(m): 11:16am On Jul 11
As expected
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by Bolustical: 11:16am On Jul 11
I thought e-SANs like PaChukwudi said Tanko will be booted out of office and NJC will restore the BDC Onoghen. grin

Buhari keeps peppering them.

20 Likes 3 Shares

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by Bolustical: 11:16am On Jul 11
If Onoghen was still CJN, Adeleke would have won at the Supreme Court based on technicalities.

Wike, Ikpeazu and co lost at the tribunal and Appeal Court only to win at the Supreme Court after dollars had exchanged hands.

No wonder PDP treated Onoghen like their member after his suspension.

17 Likes 3 Shares

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by semyman: 11:16am On Jul 11
I beg whoever has Gernot Rohr's number should plead for us for him never to feature John Obi Mikel in any of our matches ever again

7 Likes

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by netpro(m): 11:17am On Jul 11
Nice one. Atiku and Saraki can now freely ask the former CJN for refund, since he did not hang on to deliver for Atiku as agreed.

8 Likes 2 Shares

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by agabusta: 11:17am On Jul 11
Kundagarten:
From sharia court to becoming CJN, only in Nigeria.

He spent substantive years at the court of Appeal before moving to the supreme court. Stop misinforming the public, he did not move from Sharia Court to the Supreme court. He never even served at the Lower Sharia court, but the The Sharia court of Appeal.


1989 – 1991:- Chief Magistrate of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (2 years)

1991 – 1993: Judge at Bauchi State Sharia Court of Appeal (2 years)

1993 – 2006: Justice of the Court of Appeal (13 years)

2007 – 2019: Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria (12 years)


Someone who has served for a total period of 25 years at the Court of Appeal and the Supreme court is eminently qualified to be the Chief Justice of Nigeria.

12 Likes 2 Shares

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by agabusta: 11:18am On Jul 11
unitysheart:


No be NJC dey appoint sharia judges?

Dont mind him. So as a Judge and muslim, if he is appointed to go and adjudicate at Sharia court of Appeal, does he have a right/power to reject the appointment?

4 Likes

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by RDPMAN: 11:18am On Jul 11
Mmm
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by Pointguardusa(m): 11:18am On Jul 11
His son is a SAN. OK I see the correlation.
masterpiece86:
Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by babyfaceafrica: 11:19am On Jul 11
iCauseTrouble:
We don enter am for this country. Thinking of relocating to Mali or Senegal very soon
safe journey
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by unitysheart(m): 11:19am On Jul 11
Na wah o. Na so this man make am.
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by Kundagarten: 11:19am On Jul 11
agabusta:


He spent substansive years at the court of Appeal before moving to the supreme court.

This does not negate my post above.
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by Cocolatti(m): 11:20am On Jul 11
Rubber stamp judiciary
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by unitysheart(m): 11:20am On Jul 11
Kundagarten:
From sharia court to becoming CJN, only in Nigeria.

No be NJC dey appoint sharia judges?

2 Likes

Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by nofuckz(m): 11:20am On Jul 11
If you are still stoopid enough to think you live in a circular country then words cannot express my simpathy for you. figuratively, you are; officially you are in the Islamic Republic Of Nigeria.
Re: NJC To Buhari: Appoint Muhammad As Substantive CJN by Ritaokafor(f): 11:22am On Jul 11
Hmmmm! There was a country,things have fallen apart,the center can no longer hold. 9ja I hail thee!

(1) (2) (Reply)

Youths Chase Women In Trousers In Abia State / 20 Killed In Fresh Jos Riots / US General Nominated To Counter-Terrorism In Nigeria, Others

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (0) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2019 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 66
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.