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Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by fergie001: 11:59pm On May 22, 2020
A former Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Adolphus Karibi-Whyte is dead.

Described as one of the most erudite and scholarly Justices of the apex court, Justice Karibi-Whyte passed on in Port Harcourt at the age of 88.

He is survived by his 7 children, namely ASIKIYA, TONYE, GOGO, ABIYE, TOKINI, SODIGI and NENGI.

https://ait.live/former-supreme-court-justice-karibi-whyte-dies-at-88/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by slivertongue: 12:00am On May 23, 2020
sad . he is done with his race on this side of eternity. what awaits him is judgement.

rest well dear jurist

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by fergie001: 12:52am On May 23, 2020
Retired Supreme Court Justice and erudite Professor of Law, the Honourable Justice Adolphus Godwin Karibi-Whyte, CON, CFR, has died at the age of 88, friends and family sources said Friday.

The retired Justice died in a Port Harcourt, Rivers State hospital following a heart failure. His oldest son and Lagos based lawyer, Mr. Dagogo Karibi-Whyte later confirmed this in a phone chat, describing his dad as “A good man, very upright, dedicated and very meticulous professional and a dutiful father and family man. Not many are built like that.”

According to a citation posted on the Hallmarks of Labour Foundation website, his professional career took him through the Nigerian and international judicial systems.

Appointed Legal Draftsman in the Rivers State Ministry of Justice in 1973, the legal luminary successively attained the ranks of Solicitor-General, in that Ministry and Associate Professor of Law, University of Lagos.

In 1976, he was appointed a Judge of the Federal Revenue Court and thus began an illustrious judicial career, which took him through the Court of Appeal from 1980, and the Supreme Court of Nigeria from 1984, thus making him the second Nigerian after Dr. T.O. Elias, to move directly from academia to the judiciary. During this time he also served as Chairman of several Commissions of Inquiry including the Counterfeit Tribunal and the Inquiry into the Nigerian Agricultural and Co-operative Bank. He was also appointed as Judge, International Criminal Tribunal on November 7, 1993, and Chairman Nigerian Constitutional Conference between 1994/95.

Unarguably, a quintessential jurist, a scholar par excellence, an intellectual colossus and consummate judicial officer, he was a man driven by his passion for justice according to law, firmly undergirded by his resolute and reputed integrity.

His ad-hoc appointments have been no less inspiring. They include: Chairman, Counterfeit Currency Tribunal, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Committee of Pro-Chancellors of State-Owned Universities, Law Report Committee of the Federal High Court, Civil Disturbances Tribunal, Committee for the Unification & Reform of the Criminal Code, Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Act & Criminal Procedure Code, Nigerian Constitutional Conference of 1994-1995. Honourable Justice Karibi-Whyte was also Judge and Vice-President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, sitting at the Hague.

He authored thirteen books and 55 academic publications in local and international learned journals, and is very much in demand for speaking engagements in his field.

A gentleman of indisputably stellar accomplishments, Hon Justice Karibi-Whyte was a Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) (1998), and also Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR) (2008). He was happily married to Mrs. Faith Asareme Karibi-Whyte. They are blessed with seven children.
https://thewillnigeria.com/news/retired-supreme-court-justice-justice-adolphus-karibi-whyte-dies/

Justice Karibi-Whyte was born on January 29, 1932.

The late judge, a native of Abonnema, Rivers, attended Kalabari National College Buguma, Rivers, from 1946 to 1950 and worked as a clerk of a court from 1951 to 1957.

Karibi-Whyte obtained an LL.B. from the University of Hull, England, in 1960 and was called to the bar in the Middle Temple a year afterwards.

In September 1962, he obtained an LL.M. from the University of London and in 1970, he obtained a Ph.D from the University of Lagos.
https://aledeh.com/ex-supreme-court-judge-karibi-whyte-dies-aged-88/

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by ValCon888: 12:59am On May 23, 2020
He was a judge for many years. Now let him go and meet the REAL JUDGE

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by GOFRONT(m): 12:59am On May 23, 2020
Hmmm......What an Incorruptible Judge..

Goodnight
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by SpecialAdviser(m): 1:07am On May 23, 2020
May God judge him the way he judged us.

RIP

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by Racoon(m): 1:07am On May 23, 2020
Oops! It's time.Rest on sir.

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by ybalogs(m): 5:33am On May 23, 2020
He lived a fulfilled life. Rest on Papa.

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by ybalogs(m): 5:34am On May 23, 2020
SpecialAdviser:
May God judge him the way he judged us.

RIP
A scary prayer for Lawyers and judges. Amen is in right order.

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by ybalogs(m): 5:35am On May 23, 2020
GOFRONT:
Hmmm......What an Incorruptible Judge..

Goodnight
I'd their an incorruptible judge in Nigeria?

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by ybalogs(m): 5:36am On May 23, 2020
ValCon888:
He was a judge for many years. Now let him go and meet the REAL JUDGE
The supreme judge who needs no lawyer. Wise words sir. God bless you.

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by Chikelue2000(m): 6:48am On May 23, 2020
funny how life is.....now he is to be judged by the only Judge.....I wish we take time to check our lives.....where will u spend eternity.....death comes once...after that judgement.....

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by Niaja4real(m): 6:59am On May 23, 2020
fergie001:



https://ait.live/former-supreme-court-justice-karibi-whyte-dies-at-88/amp/?__twitter_impression=true
mynd44 lalasticlala


He was a man of integrity and forthrightness, and not like all this corrupt judges we have today.
RIP to him.
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by fergie001: 7:16am On May 23, 2020
Niaja4real:


He was a man of integrity and forthrightness, and not like all this corrupt judges we have today.
RIP to him.
The last of the generation that made the Supreme Court Supreme.

Himself, Eso, Agu, Tobi, 'Socrates'......God rest their souls...

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by Emu4life(f): 11:40am On May 23, 2020
He don chop life sha.
RIP
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by GboyegaD(m): 11:40am On May 23, 2020
May his soul rest in peace. I hope he was just in his days sha.... otherwise....
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by paulolee(m): 11:41am On May 23, 2020
sad...r.i.p bro.. wish u a good afterlife..
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by Nobody: 11:42am On May 23, 2020
Rest on, Sir.
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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by PHijo(m): 11:42am On May 23, 2020
Senibo dein ma u!
A great loss to the Ijaw nation, to the Kalabari clan, Akuku Toru LGA and Abonnema in particular.

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by Dpharisee: 11:43am On May 23, 2020
He was an erudite lawyer, RIP

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Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by eleko1: 11:45am On May 23, 2020
cool he die well,May his soul RIP
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by emkz: 11:45am On May 23, 2020
I don't like the CON acronym. Imagine, Senator Bukola Saraki, CON. Can it just be CN?

May the soul of this eminent jurist journey peacefully to Paradise, amen.
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by MajorOvakporaye(f): 11:46am On May 23, 2020
Chikelue2000:
funny how life is.....now he is to be judged by the only Judge.....I wish we take time to check our lives.....where will u spend eternity.....death comes once...after that judgement.....

sharaaaaap!
all these religious apologists
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by eleko1: 11:47am On May 23, 2020
sad where are Tonyebarcanista,tosyne2much,,mukina2
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by koskilala: 11:47am On May 23, 2020
May his soul RIP
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by Dultezurzu: 11:48am On May 23, 2020
One
Re: Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte Dies At 88 by Lexusgs430: 11:48am On May 23, 2020
Don't judge, if you don't want to be judged.....

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