Nigerian Judiciary



Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad
Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, CFR, JSC GCON , Chief Justice of Nigeria & The Chairman, National Judicial Council

Chief Justice of Nigeria: Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, CFR, JSC GCON
President of the Court of Appeal: Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa

The Federal judicial power is exercised by the Federal Courts, which adjudicate in disputes arising between individuals, governments and corporate entities in their inter-relationships with one another within or outside the country in accordance with the law. In that regard, the functions, powers and responsibilities of the various courts forming the Federal Judicature are discussed below:

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