• Senate confirms Eko, Augie as Supreme Court justices

    Senate confirms Eko, Augie as Supreme Court justices

    According to reports, the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved the nomination of Justice Ejembi Eko and Justice Amina Augie to be inaugurated into the members of the Bench at the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

    In the electronic votes conducted by the Senators on Tuesday, a total of 38 Senators voted in support of Justice Ejembi Eko while only 1 Senator voted against.

    Also, a total of 39 votes were recorded for Justice Amina Augie while one vote was […]

  • Buhari nominates Eko, Amina Augie as Supreme court justices

    Buhari nominates Eko, Amina Augie as Supreme court justices

    According to reports, the Senate on Thursday confirmed the receipt of a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, asking the legislature to confirm the appointment of Justice Ejembi Eko and Justice Amina Augie as Supreme Court justices.

    The letter, which was read to members of the Senate by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, during the plenary, was dated July 19, 2016.

    The letter read, “In accordance with Section 231, Subsection 1 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), […]