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NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by HonNL: 5:17pm On Mar 19
PRESS RELEASE: NJC RECOMMENDS APPOINTMENT OF TWENTY-SIX (26) JUDICIAL OFFICERS, EIGHTEEN (18) JUSTICES OF THE COURT OF APPEAL AND EIGHT (cool HEADS OF COURT; EMPANELS COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE ONE JUDGE; ISSUES TWO STRONG WARNING LETTERS TO JUDGES.

The National Judicial Council under the Chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Dr. Justice I. T. Muhammad CFR, at its 94th Meeting held on 17 to 18 March, 2021, considered the list of candidates presented by its Interview Committee and resolved to recommend to President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, and the Governors of Rivers, Nasarawa, Kogi, Jigawa, Ebonyi and Delta States twenty-six (26) successful candidates for appointment as Justices of Court of Appeal and Heads of Court in Nigeria.
They are as follows:

1. EIGHTEEN (18) JUSTICES, COURT OF APPEAL
i) Hon. Justice Bature Isah Gafai
ii) Hon. Justice Muhammad Ibrahim Sirajo
iii) Hon. Justice Waziri Abdul-Azeez
iv) Hon. Justice Yusuf Alhaji Bashir
v) Hon. Justice Usman A. Musale
vi) Hon. Justice Jauro Ibrahim Wakili
vii) Hon. Justice Abba Bello Mohammed
viii) Hon. Grand Kadi Mohammed Danjuma
ix) Hon. Justice Danlami Zama Senchi
x) Hon. Justice Mohammed Lawal Abubakar
xi) Hon. Justice Hassan Muslim Sule
xii) Hon. Justice Amadi Kenneth Ikechukwu
xiii) Hon. Justice Peter Oyinkenimiemi Affen
xiv) Hon. Justice Sybil Onyeji Nwaka Gbagi
xv) Hon. Justice Olasumbo Olanrewaju Goodluck
xvi) Hon. Justice Banjoko Adebukunola Adeoti Ibironke
xvii) Hon. Justice Olabode Abimbola Adegbehingbe
xviii) Hon. Justice Bola Samuel Ademola

2. CHIEF JUDGE, FCT, ABUJA
i) Hon. Justice Salisu Garba Abdullahi

3. CHIEF JUDGE, RIVERS STATE
i) Hon. Justice Simeon Chibuzor Amadi
4. CHIEF JUDGE, NASARAWA STATE
i) Hon. Justice Aisha Bashir Aliyu
5. CHIEF JUDGE, KOGI STATE
i) Hon. Justice Sunday Omeiza Otu
6. CHIEF JUDGE, JIGAWA STATE
i) Hon. Justice Umar Maigari Sadiq
7. CHIEF JUDGE, EBONYI STATE
i) Hon. Justice Ngene Anagu Elvis
8. CHIEF JUDGE, DELTA STATE
i) Hon. Justice Theresa T. Obiajulu Ogochukwu Diai
9. PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, DELTA STATE
i) Hon. Justice Patience Onuwa Elumeze

All recommended candidates are expected to be sworn-in after approval by the President, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR and their respective State Governors and confirmation by the National Assembly and the respective States Houses of Assembly.
Council at the Meeting deliberated on the Reports on 24 petitions written against 29 Judges presented by its Preliminary Complaints Assessment Committee and decided to empanel an investigation Committee against one Judge and issued two strong warning letters against 2 Judges of the Federal and State High Courts. It also resolved to set up a Medical Board to ascertain the health status of one Judge.

Council decided to issue strong warning letters to Hon. Justices Mufutau Olokoba and M. A. Savage of the Lagos State High Court.

Hon. Justice Olokoba was reprimanded and also put on the watch list of the Council for his failure to deliver judgement within the Constitutional period of 90 days and Hon. Justice Savage was reprimanded for not being in charge of his Court.
The remaining petitions were summarily dismissed for obvious and manifest lack of merit, being subjudice, overtaken by events or that such petitions were matters for appeal.

The dismissed petitions were against Hon. Justices Rita Nosakhare Pemu, Ita G. Mbaba and Theresa Ngolika Orji-Abadua all of Owerri Division of the Court of Appeal; Hon. Justices O. O. Oguntoyinbo and A. Lewis-Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Hon. Justice Anslem A. Nwaigwe, Chief Judge of Ebonyi State, Hon. Justices M. A. Abubakar, Binta Bawa Rijau of Niger State High Court, Hon. Justice Maurice Odey Eneji of Cross River State and Hon. Justice Kulu Aliyu, Chief Judge, Zamfara State.
Other petitions dismissed were those written against Hon. Justice S. O. Falola of Osun State Judiciary; Hon. Justices C. C. Okaa, S. N. Odili and P. C. Obiorah, all of Anambra State High Court; Hon. Justice Chukwuemeka – Chikeka, Hon. Justice Ijeoma O. Agugua, Acting Chief Judge of Imo State; Hon. Justice Y. A. Adesanya of the Lagos State Judiciary and Hon. Justices Godwin O. Ollor and S. H. Aprioku of Rivers State High Court.
Similarly, Council dismissed petitions written against Hon. Justices Hadiza H. Ali-Jos, E. B. Omotoso, I. Ityonyiman, W. O. Animasahun, A. A. Aderibigbe and Hon Kadi M. Y. Usman who served in two Election Petition Tribunals.
Council also received notifications of retirement of seventeen (17) Judicial Officers and notifications of death of three Judges from the Federal and State Judiciaries.

Soji Oye, Esq
Director, Information

NJC

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Nobody: 5:19pm On Mar 19
Please o, i would like to know why no southernern is deem fit to occupy the post of FCT minister in one Nigeria


I thought Abuja is the capital of Nigeria that was created from Niger Delta oil wealth

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Nobody: 5:21pm On Mar 19
18 names 11northerners




i) Hon. Justice Bature Isah Gafai

ii) Hon. Justice Muhammad Ibrahim Sirajo

iii) Hon. Justice Waziri Abdul-Azeez

iv) Hon. Justice Yusuf Alhaji Bashir

v) Hon. Justice Usman A. Musale

vi) Hon. Justice Jauro Ibrahim Wakili

vii) Hon. Justice Abba Bello Mohammed

viii) Hon. Grand Kadi Mohammed Danjuma

ix) Hon. Justice Danlami Zama Senchi

x) Hon. Justice Mohammed Lawal Abubakar

xi) Hon. Justice Hassan Muslim Sule

xii) Hon. Justice Amadi Kenneth Ikechukwu
xiii) Hon. Justice Peter Oyinkenimiemi Affen
xiv) Hon. Justice Sybil Onyeji Nwaka Gbagi
xv) Hon. Justice Olasumbo Olanrewaju Goodluck
xvi) Hon. Justice Banjoko Adebukunola Adeoti Ibironke
xvii) Hon. Justice Olabode Abimbola Adegbehingbe
xviii) Hon. Justice Bola Samuel Ademola





Yet those northerners would be among the quota system first names that would be rejected by any international law agency

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Xscape047: 5:22pm On Mar 19
Naaxxo
Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Biyonce(f): 5:22pm On Mar 19
My sugar daddy made it. Congratulations boo.

I will give you a special treat at our next meet

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by tutudesz: 5:22pm On Mar 19
Normally Na Northerner's full the list shocked

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by slawormiir: 5:22pm On Mar 19
Damnnn niggarrrr
Lawyers......
Una welldone....

Respect to those niggarrrrs and baby girls way study law

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by fabianiyobosa(m): 5:23pm On Mar 19
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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by koms: 5:24pm On Mar 19
Nothing
Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by oluwaSavage: 5:24pm On Mar 19
Nothern Appeal Chief Judges you mean...


Which kind Country be this self...


Biased and pathetic lots.

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by okeyglm: 5:24pm On Mar 19
Hausa /fulani judiciary . They have occupied all the government offices nation wide. imagine, people that are less educated.

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Iyajelili(f): 5:24pm On Mar 19
The future is Buhari!
Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by NwaNimo1(m): 5:24pm On Mar 19
i) Hon. Justice Bature Isah Gafai - Northener
ii) Hon. Justice Muhammad Ibrahim Sirajo - Northener
iii) Hon. Justice Waziri Abdul-Azeez- Northener
iv) Hon. Justice Yusuf Alhaji Bashir- Northener
v) Hon. Justice Usman A. Musale - Northener
vi) Hon. Justice Jauro Ibrahim Wakili - Northener
vii) Hon. Justice Abba Bello Mohammed - Northener
viii) Hon. Grand Kadi Mohammed Danjuma - Northener
ix) Hon. Justice Danlami Zama Senchi - Northener
x) Hon. Justice Mohammed Lawal Abubakar - Northener
xi) Hon. Justice Hassan Muslim Sule- Northener
xii) Hon. Justice Amadi Kenneth Ikechukwu
xiii) Hon. Justice Peter Oyinkenimiemi Affen
xiv) Hon. Justice Sybil Onyeji Nwaka Gbagi
xv) Hon. Justice Olasumbo Olanrewaju Goodluck
xvi) Hon. Justice Banjoko Adebukunola Adeoti Ibironke
xvii) Hon. Justice Olabode Abimbola Adegbehingbe
xviii) Hon. Justice Bola Samuel Ademola
2. CHIEF JUDGE, FCT, ABUJA
i) Hon. Justice Salisu Garba Abdullahi- Northener

3. CHIEF JUDGE, RIVERS STATE
i) Hon. Justice Simeon Chibuzor Amadi
4. CHIEF JUDGE, NASARAWA STATE
i) Hon. Justice Aisha Bashir Aliyu- Northener
5. CHIEF JUDGE, KOGI STATE
i) Hon. Justice Sunday Omeiza Otu
6. CHIEF JUDGE, JIGAWA STATE
i) Hon. Justice Umar Maigari Sadiq- Northener
7. CHIEF JUDGE, EBONYI STATE
i) Hon. Justice Ngene Anagu Elvis
8. CHIEF JUDGE, DELTA STATE
i) Hon. Justice Theresa T. Obiajulu Ogochukwu Diai
9. PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, DELTA STATE
i) Hon. Justice Patience Onuwa Elumeze


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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by salbis(m): 5:24pm On Mar 19
At least i have seen what i was expecting. I'm neither shocked nor disappointed. Sai Baba!

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Phred1717: 5:24pm On Mar 19
One section of the country has taken over

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by bigdammyj: 5:25pm On Mar 19
Noted
Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Resurrection212: 5:25pm On Mar 19
What surprised me most the northerners that reluctantly acquired education earlier 90s are now doing well than southerners.

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Tedpgrass: 5:25pm On Mar 19
HonNL:


NJC

Is this quota system representation yet again??

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by SILVERLINES: 5:25pm On Mar 19
cheesy


The sadistic tribe has taken over as usual



One Nigeria my foot

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Jdaughter(f): 5:25pm On Mar 19
Ok
Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by tutudesz: 5:26pm On Mar 19
Biyonce:
My sugar daddy made it. Congratulations boo.

I will give you a special treat at our next meet
Your Shock exchange don fall finish

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Walelavender(m): 5:27pm On Mar 19
Not unexpected. The usual arrangement. Northern oligarchy calling the shot.

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Evilgenuis: 5:30pm On Mar 19
sad
Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by fergie001: 5:30pm On Mar 19
i) Justice Bature Isah Gafai (Katsina, NW)
ii) Hon. Justice Muhammad Ibrahim Sirajo (Plateau, NC)
iii) Hon. Justice Waziri Abdul-Azeez (Adamawa, NE)
iv) Hon. Justice Yusuf Alhaji Bashir (Taraba, NE)
v) Hon. Justice Usman A. Musale (Yobe, NE)
vi) Hon. Justice Jauro Ibrahim Wakili
vii) Hon. Justice Abba Bello Mohammed (Kano, NW)
viii) Hon. Grand Kadi Mohammed Danjuma (Niger, NC)
ix) Hon. Justice Danlami Zama Senchi (Kebbi, NW)
x) Hon. Justice Mohammed Lawal Abubakar (Sokoto, NW)
xi) Hon. Justice Hassan Muslim Sule (Zamfara, NW)
xii) Hon. Justice Amadi Kenneth Ikechukwu (Imo, SE)
xiii) Hon. Justice Peter Oyinkenimiemi Affen (Bayelsa, SS)
xiv) Hon. Justice Sybil Onyeji Nwaka Gbagi (Delta, SS)
xv) Hon. Justice Olasumbo Olanrewaju Goodluck (Lagos, SW)
xvi) Hon. Justice Banjoko Adebukunola Adeoti Ibironke (Ogun, SW)
xvii) Hon. Justice Olabode Abimbola Adegbehingbe (Ondo, SW)
xviii) Hon. Justice Bola Samuel Ademola (Ondo, SW)
Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Enudapan: 5:31pm On Mar 19
Nah eh! No qualms
This is so sophisticated
Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Nigercity: 5:32pm On Mar 19
kk 4 Igbos
Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by thatigboman: 5:32pm On Mar 19
Resurrection212:
What surprised me most the northerners that reluctantly acquired education earlier 90s are now doing well than southerners.
now doing better than southerners in what sense? Quota system statement

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by Evilgenuis: 5:33pm On Mar 19
One Nigeria cheesy grin grin
Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by kufre2010: 5:35pm On Mar 19
SOUTHERNERS AND SOUTHERN POLITICIANS IN NIGERIA ARE THE MOST COWARD SET OF HUMANS ON PLANET. GIVE THEM POWER, THEY WILL RULE TO PLEASE THE NORTH. WHEN NORTH GET POWER THEY RULE TO PLEASE THE NORTH AND ANTAGONIZE THE SOUTH

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Re: NJC Recommends The Appointment Of 18 Appeal Court Judges, Others by NADFOR: 5:37pm On Mar 19
Shameless Government

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