NATIONAL JUDICIAL COUNCIL

The National Judicial Council is one of the Federal Executive Bodies created by virtue of Section 153 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In order to insulate the Judiciary from the whims and caprices of the Executive; hence guarantee the independence of this Arm of Government, which is a sine qua non for any democratic Government, the National Judicial Council was created and vested with enormous powers and functions which the erstwhile Advisory Judicial Committee (AJC) it replaced, did not have...

CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL
Chief Justice of Nigeria
Hon. Justice W. S. Nkanu Onnoghen, CFR
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria
APPOINTMENT RULES

Extant revised NJC Guidelines and Procedural rules for the appointment of Judicial Officers of all superior courts of record in Nigeria are as follows: ...

COMMITTEES IN NJC

1. The screening/interview Committee
2. Constitution Review Committee
3. Repositioning Committee of the Council ...

CURRENT COUNCIL MEMBERS
1HON. JUSTICE W. S. NKANU ONNOGHEN, CFR (Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria - Chairman)
2HON. JUSTICE I. TANKO MUHAMMAD, CFR (Justice of the Supreme Court - Deputy Chairman)
3HON. JUSTICE Z. A. BULKACHUWA, CFR (President, Court of Appeal, Abuja - Member)
MANAGEMENT STAFF
1.Danladi Halilu, Esq, OON, LLB (Hons) ABU, BL, LLM (Unijos) [Secreatry of the Council]
2.Mr. Eugene I. Odukwu, B.A. (Hons) Ife, M.A. (Ibadan). [Dir. Administration Dept.]
3.Alh. M. A. Tambawel, B.Sc (Hons) BUK, M.Sc (East Anglia). [Dir. P.R.S. Dept.]
CALENDAR
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