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Ex-CJN to get N2.5bn benefits as Senate begins corruption probe

• Retired CJN entitled to gratuity that is 300% of N3.36m annual basic – Investigation The immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad, is expected to get a N2.5bn severance package from the Federal Government. Muhammad’s resignation on health grounds was announced on Monday, less than a week after the 14 Supreme Court Justices […]

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Why Ex-CJN Tanko Mohammed resigned

Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has resigned as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). He reportedly tendered his resignation in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, citing health reasons. The development comes amid the corruption allegations some Supreme Court judges levelled against him. In a protest memo signed by 14 Supreme Court judges, Muhammad was accused […]

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15 things to know about acting CJN Ariwoola

Following the resignation of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) on Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari, swore in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting CJN. Affairs TV reported that Ariwoola, who is the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, was sworn in around 3:00pm, hours after the resignation of the former […]

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Why we can’t release Dariye, Nyame, others despite pardon –Nigerian Correctional Service

Two months after they were granted state pardon, 159 convicts, including a former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Joshua Dariye, and a former Taraba State Governor, Jolly Nyame, have yet to be released, according to The Punch. The Council of State led by President Muhammadu Buhari, had on April 14 approved the pardon of the […]

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