Justice Tanko Muhammad News

Acting CJN’s inauguration violated court order, party tells NJC

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Action People’s Party has asked the National Judicial Council to immediately suspend the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, and recommend him for immediate retirement.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Don’t be partisan, Acting CJN warns election tribunal judges

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri THE Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, yesterday, warned judges that will handle election petition cases to avoid any form of partisanship.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

CCT orders arrest of Justice Onnoghen | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

The conduct of the CCT subverts the rule of law and due process.” In a related development, the NJC has constituted a five-man panel to investigate petitions written against the suspended Onnoghen and the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, in line with Rule 20 (1) of its regulations.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 13, 2019

FALSE Assets Declaration Charge: Why CCT ordered Police, DSS to arrest Onnoghen

The development came on a day the National Judicial Council, NJC, said it was satisfied that allegations against Onnoghen and the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, deserved to be investigated.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 13, 2019

BREAKING: NJC takes fresh action against Onnoghen, Tanko Mohammed

The NJC’s panel will also investigate the acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 13, 2019

BREAKING: NJC constitutes five-man panel to investigate Onnoghen, Tanko Muhammad

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The National Judicial Council on Wednesday constituted a five-man panel to investigate the allegations levelled against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Onnoghen, and the acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 13, 2019

A’Court fails to form quorum for Onnoghen’s appeals

The CJN’s three appeals which were stalled on Tuesday are challenging the jurisdiction of the CCT to hear the charges against him; the ex-parte order on which President Muhammadu Buhari relied on to suspend the CJN and appointed Justice Tanko Muhammad as the acting CJN; and the CCT’s refusal to be bound by the orders made by the Federal High Court and the National Industrial Court directing the tribunal to halt the CJN’s trial.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 12, 2019

Corruption charge: NJC gives Onnoghen fresh query over EFCC’s petition

The council, which took the decision at the end of its emergency meeting in Abuja, further constituted a Preliminary Complaints Assessment Committee to consider responses of both Onnoghen and acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, to various petitions against them.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 11, 2019

Onnoghen gets fresh NJC query after EFCC petition | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

In a statement, the Director of Information, NJC, Mr. Soji Oye, said the new petition from the EFCC had been forwarded to Justice Onnoghen and he is expected to respond to the allegations raised therein within seven working days.The NJC held an emergency meeting yesterday to consider the responses of Onnoghen and the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, to the three petitions brought against them.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 11, 2019

Breaking: NJC gives Onnoghen fresh query over EFCC’s petition

The Council, which took the decision at the end of its emergency meeting in Abuja, further constituted a Preliminary Complaints Assessment Committee, to consider responses to both Onnoghen and the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, to various petitions against them.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 11, 2019