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Welcome to the Supreme Court of Nigeria website. The Supreme Court has original jurisdiction in any dispute between the Federation and a state or between states and also has appellate jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals from the Court of Appeal.

The Supreme Court of Nigeria consists of the Chief Justice of Nigeria and such number of Justices of the Supreme Court, not exceeding twenty-one, as may be prescribed by an Act of the National Assembly. Presently the Supreme Court is made up of the Chief Justice and Seventeen (17) other Justices.


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Hon. Mr. Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad CFR
Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

Hon. Mr. Justice I. T. Muhammad, CFR was born on the 31st December 1953. He hails from Doguwa, Giade Local Government of Bauchi State. He attended primary school at Giade Primary School from 1961 to 1968. He proceeded to Government Secondary School, Azare from the year 1969 to 1973. His Lordship then proceeded to Abdullahi Bayero University College, Read More!

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Welcome to the Supreme Court of Nigeria website. The Supreme Court has original jurisdiction in any dispute between the Federation and a state or between states and also has appellate jurisdiction to hear and determine appeals from the Court of Appeal.