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NJC recommends appointment of 93 judicial officers as judges, heads of courts

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The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of 93 judicial officers as judges and heads of courts across the country.

This was disclosed in a statement on Friday by the NJC spokesman, Soji Oye. He said the decision was taken at the Council’s 100 th meeting which was held between January 18 and 19.

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The list of candidates was presented by the NJC interview committee at the meeting, and at the end of deliberations, the candidates were recommended.

“All recommended candidates are expected to be sworn in after approval of the NJC recommendations to their respective State Governors and the respective State Houses of Assembly, as the case may be,” the statement partly read.

The recommended judicial officers are listed as follows:

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1. CHIEF JUDGE, KADUNA STATE
Hon. Justice Muhammad Tukur Mu’azu Aliyu

2. CHIEF JUDGE, KOGI STATE
Hon. Justice Majebi Josiah Joe

3. CHIEF JUDGE, ONDO STATE
Hon. Justice Odusola Aiyedun Olusegun

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4. CHIEF JUDGE, GOMBE STATE
Hon. Justice Halima Sa’addiya Mohammed

5. CHIEF JUDGE, ABIA STATE
Hon. Justice Lilian Abai

6. GRAND KADI, KWARA STATE
Hon. Justice Abdulateef Kamaldeen

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7. PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, FCT, ABUJA
Hon. Justice Stanley Adekunle Lawal

8. PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, EKITI STATE
Hon. Justice Monisola Oluwatoyin Abodunde

9. PRESIDENT, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, EBONYI STATE
Hon. Justice Uhuo Patrick Uchenna

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10. FOUR (4) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, ONDO STATE
i) Akinbinu Sylvester Femi
ii) Leonard Boyede Ologun
iii) Bolatito Florence Ajibade
iv) Akinwumi Bankole Jacob

11. THREE (3) JUDGES, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, EKITI STATE
i) Lawrence Babatope Ojo
ii) Adegboye Rotimi Adesoji
iii) Ogundele Olufolakemi Olufunke

12. FIVE (5) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, BORNO STATE
i) Amina Mustapha Ibrahim
ii) Mohammed Maina
iii) Hafsatu Isah Bappah
iv) Bukar Malgwi Umar
v) Mallam Buna Makinta

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13. TWO (2) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, ANAMBRA STATE
i) Etomike Innocent Ndigwe
ii) Tagbo Chinwuba Anieto

14. FIVE (5) JUDGES, HIGH COURT SOKOTO STATE
i) Bashar Ibrahim
ii) Fatima Ahmadu Suka
iii) Abubakar Adamu
iv) Kabiru Muhammad
v) Amina Modi Yabo

15. TWO (2) KADIS, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, SOKOTO STATE
i) Idris Adamu
ii) Mustapha Abdullahi Ahmad

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16. EIGHT (8) JUDGES, HIGH COURT OGUN STATE
i) Oluwafunke Omolara Odubanjo
ii) Adelaja Adeola Ireti
iii) Basirat Bolanle Adebowale
iv) Adebayo Bamidele Adedapo
v) Ayodele Adebayo Omoniyi
vi) Sunday Olufemi Adeniyi
vii) Awofeso Ireti-Olu Babatunde
viii) Abimola Christopher Shokunbi

17. TWO (2) JUDGES, HIGH COURT BAYELSA STATE
i) Charlie Ebiyon Duke
ii) Ekadi Amadise Michael

18. SIX (6) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, EBONYI STATE
i) Esther Awo Ota
ii) Ukeni Ogoke Stella Ejituruchi
iii) Ruth Obaji Okeh
iv) Blessing Ibeabuchi Chukwu
v) Christopher Ofoke Mbam
vi) Francis-Abba Solange Amaka

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19. SIX (6) JUDGES, NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COURT OF NIGERIA
i) Buhari Sani
ii) Damachi-Onugba Agede Joyce
iii) Hassan Muhammed Yakubu
iv) Sandra Audu Yelwa
v) Subilim Emmanuel Danjuma
vi) Muhammad Adamu Hamza

20. TWO (2) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, CROSS RIVERS STATE
i) Okokon Edem Nyong
ii) Amajama Jacob Eneji

21. FOUR (4) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, ADAMAWA STATE
i) Christopher Dominic Mapeo
ii) Ahmed Isa
iii) Mohammed Ibrahim Tola
iv) Benjamin Lawan Manji

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22. ONE (1) KADI, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, ADAMAWA STATE
i) Isa Yusuf khalid

23. ONE (1) JUDGE, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, ADAMAWA STATE
i) Adabala Nicholas

24. FIVE (5) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, RIVERS STATE
i) Asivosuo Maccarthy Oriye
ii) Omonigho Nwibani
iii) Comfort Ifikmotu- Awaji Adangor
iv) Prince Chika Mini
v) Beauty Ihuoma Emmanuel-Okere

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25. TWO (2) JUDGES, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, RIVERS STATE
i) Odiki Daniel- Kalio
ii) Tetenwi Ngeli Elerabari

26. FOUR (4) JUDGES, HIGH COURT ZAMFARA STATE
i) Abdullahi Muhammad Gusau
ii) Umar Adulnasir
iii) Saad Garba Gurbin-Bore
iv) Muntaka Ahmad Ya’akubu

27. FOUR (4) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, OSUN STATE
i) Lasisi Muhammmed Adebayo
ii) Awe Micheal Oludare
iii) Fatimah Adejoke Sodamade
iv) Owolawi Joseph Olukunle

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28. ONE (1) JUDGE, HIGH COURT, YOBE STATE
i) Adamu Mohammed Jajere

29. ONE KADI, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, YOBE STATE
i) Kasim Mohammed Kasim

30. SEVEN (7) JUDGES, HIGH COURT, KADUNA STATE
i) Yakubu Bodamasi
ii) Abdullahi Isiaka
iii) Buhari Mohammed Balarabe
iv) Bashir Shitu Yusuf
v) Nana Fatima Mohammed
vi) John Aku Ambi
vii) Joyce Asabe Akaa’ahs

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31. FIVE (5) KADIS, SHARIA COURT OF APPEAL, KADUNA STATE
i) Aminu Ahmad Jumare
ii) Nuhu Mahmud
iii) Murtala Nasir
iv) Abdulrahman Ibrahim
iv) Mahdi Muhammad Suraj

32. THREE (3) JUDGES, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, KADUNA STATE
i) Dorothy Sim Inwulale
ii) Atung Dorcaas Tabitta
iii) Yusuf Yakubu

33. ONE (1) JUDGE, CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL, PLATEAU STATE
i) Jettei T. Pekun

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JUST IN: IMF ask CBN to extend Feb 10 deadline for old naira notes

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By Francesca Iwambe

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to extend the February 10 deadline for the use of old naira notes if the difficulties in getting new notes persist.

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According to the IMF, the call become necessary as the development had led to the disruptions to trade and payments due to the shortage of new noted in the bank.

The call was contained in a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday.

“In light of hardships caused by disruptions to trade and payments due to the shortage of new bank notes available to the public, in spite of measures introduced by the CBN to mitigate the challenges in the banknote swap process, the IMF encourages the CBN to consider extending the deadline, should problems persist in the next few days leading up to the February 10, 2023 deadline,” the statement reads.

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BREAKING: Supreme Court suspends February 10 deadline for naira swap

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By Francesca Iwambe, Abuja

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has restrained the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Federal Government from ending the legal tender statuses of old N200, N500 and N1000 banknotes on February 10, 2023.

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The apex court made the order following the suit filed by three State governments challenging the Naira swap policy.

Recall that governments of Kaduna, Zamfara and Kogi States had approached the Supreme Court seeking an order to stop the policy.

Naijablitznews.com will bring you more details shortly

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CBN captures more Communities as currency swap is continuous in Taraba

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Emmanuel Awari-Jalingo

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Friday extend her currency swap exercise to more Communities of Yorro, Ardo-Kola and Ibi local government areas of Taraba state.

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The Director Financial System Strategy, Central Bank of Nigeria, Ibrahim Hassan who disclosed this to our correspondent in Jalingo said, the development was in continuation of the CBN initiative targeted at ensuring that all rural dwellers in Taraba have their old naira notes swapped to new ones or deposited in banks before the extended CBN deadline for currency swap.

Hassan noted that the currency Swap Initiative was to help save communities who do not have access to bank, swap their old naira notes to the new notes.

“Just as we have been doing to ensure that people in the rural Communities of Taraba who do not have access to Bank have their old naira notes swap to new ones. CBN delegation have been drafted to more Communities of Yorro, Ardo-Kola and Ibi local to ensure success of the initiative.

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“CBN delegation for Yorro is led by Mr Jackson Imandi, the Deputy Director, the one Ardo-Kola is led by Mr. Kazeem Olatinmu while the one in Ibi local government is been led by the CBN Head of Banking Services in Taraba State, Hayatu Yahaya Shehu to ensure the villagers gain advantage of the Ten days extension for the currency swap” Hassan explained.

When contacted, the chief of Mumuye in Yorro local government, Ado Adamu Manang, that of Ibi, Abubakar Salihu Danbaw and some beneficiary of the exercise in Ardo-Kola local government, Mohammed Musa, Hafsatu Babangida and Isa Mahmud, commended the central Bank of Nigeria for the exercise as it was the best for villagers and promised to help create massive awareness for people to swap their old naira notes to the new ones.

According to them, businesses were already collapsing as people were no longer accepting the old naira notes even before the extended window.

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