About the Council- 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:
Advice the President or Governor on any matter referred to them by such parties, pertaining to the judiciary;
Appoint, dismiss and exercise disciplinary control over members and staff of the Council, and disburse all moneys of the Council;
Deal with all other matters relating to broad issues of policy and administration.
National Judicial Council
Supreme Court Complex, Three Arms Zone, Abuja, Nigeria.
Phone No: 234-9-6705701
Members of the Council
HON. JUSTICE A.M MUKHTAR, GCON – Chairman.
HON. JUSTICE MAHMUD MOHAMMED, CFR – Deputy Chairman.
HON. JUSTICE ZAINAB BULKACHUWA – Member.
HON. JUSTICE E. O. AYOOLA, CON – Member.
HON. JUSTICE D. O. EDOZIE, CON – Member.
HON. JUSTICE P. O. ADEREMI, CON – Member.
HON. JUSTICE UMARU ABDULLAHI, CON – Member.
HON. JUSTICE M. E. AKPIROROH, JCA – Member.
HON. JUSTICE I. N. AUTA, OFR – Member.
HON. JUSTICE B. A. ADEJUMO, OFR – Member.
HON. JUSTICE SHEHU ATIKU – Member.
HON. JUSTICE A. O. BAMIGBOLA – Member.
HON. JUSTICE P. N. C. UMEADI – Member.
HON JUSTICE C. O. IDAHOSA – Member.
HON. JUSTICE O. O.OLAPADE – Member.
HON. KADI ABDULLAHI Y. MARAFA – Member.
HON. JUSTICE VICTORIA N. NEBO – Member.
OKEY WALI, SAN – Member.
O. C. J. OKOCHA, MFR, SAN – Member.
OLISA AGBAKOBA, SAN, OON – Member.
CHIEF WOLE OLANIPEKUN, SAN, OFR – Member.
MOHAMMED A. ABUBAKAR – Member.
MRS. RAKIYA SARKI IBRAHIM, MON – Member.
MRS. R. I. INGA – Member.
DANLADI UMAR HALILU, ESQ., OON – Secretary.
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