Federal High Court Judges Receive Postings To 36 States, FCT

The Chief Judge directed the affected judges to report at their duty stations before the date of resumption from the Christmas vacation.


A file photo of the Federal High Court Headquarters in Abuja.

 

Following the appointment of 23 new judges, the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Terhemba Tsoho, has released new postings for the court’s judges to various divisions across the country.

This was contained in a statement Wednesday by the Assistant Director (Information) of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Catherine Oby Christopher.

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The Chief Judge directed the affected judges to report at their duty stations before the date of resumption from the Christmas vacation, being the 8th day of January, 2024, the statement said.

His lordship wishes his fellow lordships a wonderful vacation in advance.

See the full statement below:

PRESS RELEASE

Sequel to the appointment of 23 new judges, the Honorable Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Hon.Justice John Terhemba Tsoho, has released a new posting of the court’s judges to various Divisions across the country.

The Chief Judge directed the affected judges to report at their duty stations before the date of resumption from the Christmas vacation, being the 8th day of January, 2024.

His lordship wishes his fellow lordships a wonderful vacation in advance.

Below is the list of judges and their new postings:

1. ABUJA :
1.  HON. JUSTICE J.T. TSOHO  — Chief Judge
2.  HON. JUSTICE G.K. OLOTU
3.  HON. JUSTICE B.F.M.   NYAKO
4.  HON. JUSTICE R.N. OFILI- AJUMOGOBIA
5.  HON. JUSTICE A.R.  MOHAMMED
6.  HON. JUSTICE I. E. EKWO
7. HON. JUSTICE D.U. OKOROWO
8.  HON. JUSTICE JOYCE OBEHI  ABDULMALIK
9.  HON. JUSTICE JAMES  KOLAWALE  OMOTOSHO
10. HON. JUSTICE EMEKA  NWITE
11.  HON. JUSTICE OBIORA  ATUEGWU  EGWUATU

12.  HON. JUSTICE MOBOLAJI  OLUBUKOLA  OLAJUWON
13.  HON. JUSTICE NKEONYE  EVELYN  MAHA

2. UMUAHIA -ABIA
1. HON. JUSTICE SUNDAY ONU
2. HON. JUSTICE MUSA KAKAKI

3. YENAGOA — BAYELSA
1. HON. JUSTICE ISA  HAMMA  ADAMA  DASHEN
2. HON. JUSTICE SALIM  OLASUPO  IBRAHIM

4. BENIN -EDO
1. HON. JUSTICE S. M. SHUAIBU
2. HON. JUSTICE CHUKA AUSTINE OBIOZOR

5. BIRNIN KEBBI.- KEBBI
1. HON. JUSTICE  EMMANUEL  GAKKO

6. KADUNA
1. HON. JUSTICE R.M. AIKAWA
2. HON. JUSTICE HAWAU BUHARI

7.    KANO
1. HON. JUSTICE A.M.  LIMAN
2. HON. JUSTICE M.N.  YUNUSA
3. HON. JUSTICE S.A.  AMOBEDA

8.  LAGOS
1. HON. JUSTICE J.T. TSOHO – Chief Judge
2. HON. JUSTICE A.O. FAJI
3. HON. JUSTICE A. LEWIS -ALLAGOA
4. HON. JUSTICE C.J. ANEKE
5. HON. JUSTICE YELLIM  S.  BOGORO
6. HON. JUSTICE DANIEL EMEKA OSIAGOR
7. HON. JUSTICE AKINTAYO  ALUKO
8. HON. JUSTICE PETER  ODO LIFU
9. HON. JUSTICE ABIMBOLA O. AWOGBORO
10. HON. JUSTICE DIPEOLU  DEINDE  ISAAC
11. HON. JUSTICE OGUNDARE KEHINDE OLAYIWOLA
12. HON. JUSTICE IBRAHIM  AHMAD    KALA
13. HON. JUSTICE OGAZI  FRIDAY  NKEMAKONAM

9.    ILORIN -KWARA
1. HON. JUSTICE  EVELYN  NMASINULO ANYADIKE
2. HON. JUSTICE  ARIWOOLA OLUKAYODE JNR.

10. AKURE – ONDO
1. HON. JUSTICE TOYIN  BOLAJI ADEGOKE.
2. HON. JUSTICE OWOEYE  ALEXANDER  OLUSEYI

11. IBADAN -OYO
1. HON. JUSTICE UCHE N. AGOMOH
2. HON. JUSTICE EKERETE UDOFOT AKPAN

12. ABEOKUTA -OGUN
1. HON. JUSTICE A.A. OKEKE
2. HON. JUSTICE ADEFUNMILOLA  ADEKEMI  DEMI  – AJAYI

13. ADO -EKITI, EKITI
1. HON. JUSTICE B.O. KUEWUMI
2. HON. JUSTICE B.O. QUADRI

14.  ASABA- DELTA
1. HON. JUSTICE  F.A. OLUBANJO
2. HON. JUSTICE  AGBAJE  OLUFUNMILOLA  ADETUTU

15.  AWKA – ANAMBRA
1. HON. JUSTICE NNAMDI DIMGBA

16. ABAKALIKI – EBONYI
1. HON. JUSTICE HYELADZIRA AJIYA NGANJUWA
2. HON. JUSTICE  M.T.  SEGUN- BELLO

17.  OWERRI -IMO
1. HON. JUSTICE  INIEKENIMI NICHOLAS OWEIBO
2. HON. JUSTICE  WIGWE-OREH CHITURU JOY

18. WARRI- DELTA
HON. JUSTICE I.M. SANI

19. PORT  HARCOURT —RIVERS
1. HON. JUSTICE  P.I. AJOKU
2. HON. JUSTICE   E.A.  OBILE
3. HON. JUSTICE  PHEOBE MSUEN  AYUA
4. HON. JUSTICE  STEPHEN  DAYLOP PAM
5. HON. JUSTICE   ADAMU  TURAKI  MOHAMMED
6. HON. JUSTICE  SA’ADATU  IBRAHIM MARK

20. CALABAR — CROSS – RIVER
1. HON. JUSTICE I. L. OJUKWU
2. HON. JUSTICE  ROSEMARY  O.  DUGBO. OGHOGHORIE

21. UYO — AKWA-IBOM
1. HON. JUSTICE  M.A. ONYETENU
2. HON. JUSTICE  ONAH  CHIGOZIE SERGIUS

22. MAKURDI – BENUE
1. HON. JUSTICE   M.S. ABUBAKAR
2. HON. JUSTICE  EGBE RAPHAEL JOSHUA.

23. ENUGU
1. HON. JUSTICE  M.G. UMAR
2. HON. JUSTICE  F.O.  GIWA- OGUNBANJO

24. MAIDUGURI -BORNO
1. HON. JUSTICE JUDE  KANYIOH   DAGAT
2. HON. JUSTICE  TIJJANI GARBA RINGIM

25. YOLA- ADAMAWA:
1. HON. JUSTICE   SALEH  KOGO IDRISSA
2.  HON. JUSTICE ABDULAZEEZ  M. Z. ANKA

26. BAUCHI
1. HON. JUSTICE  MUSA  SULAIMAN  LIMAN
2. HON. JUSTICE AISHATU AUTA IBRAHIM

27. KATSINA
1. HON. JUSTICE  AHMAD  GAMA MAHMUD
2. HON. JUSTICE  HUSSAINI  DADAN- GARBA

28. GUSAU-ZAMFARA
1. HON. JUSTICE  AMINU BAPPA ALIYU

29. JALINGO – TARABA
1. HON. JUSTICE BALA KHALIFA- MOHAMMED  USMAN

30. MINNA -NIGER
1. HON. JUSTICE   GARBA   AMINU
2. HON. JUSTICE MUHAMMAD DAN- IGE

31. LAFIA -NASARAWA:
1. HON. JUSTICE  NEHIZENA IDEMUDIA AFOLABI
2. HON. JUSTICE   ANYALEWA  ONOJA -ALAPA

32. LOKOJA -KOGI
1. HON. JUSTICE ABDU  DOGO
2. HON. JUSTICE  ABIODUN  JORDAN ADEYEMI

33. JOS-PLATEAU
1. HON. JUSTICE   D.V.  AGISHI
2. HON. JUSTICE  SHARON  TANKO ISHAYA

34. OSOGBO- OSUN:
1. HON. JUSTICE  N. AYO- EMMANUEL
2. HON. JUSTICE MASHKUR SALISU

35. SOKOTO
1. HON. JUSTICE  Z. B. ABUBAKAR

36. GOMBE
1. HON. JUSTICE  HILLARY  IDE OSHO  OSHOMO
2. HON. JUSTICE AMINA ALIYU MOHAMMAD

37. DUTSE – JIGAWA
1. HON. JUSTICE HASSAN  DIKKO

38. DAMATURU – YOBE:
1. HON. JUSTICE  FADIMA MURTALA  AMINU
2. HON. JUSTICE YILWA  HAUWA JOSEPH.

Signed:
Catherine Oby Christopher, PhD.
Assistant Director Information,
Federal High Court of Nigeria.

22ND NOVEMBER, 2023.