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JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA






 


 





  



The highest level of Nigeria's Judiciary is the Supreme Court. It is constitutionally vested with the Supreme judicial powers of the Nigerian sovereignty for the maintenance of justice within the territory.

The members of the Court are appointed through a process that is designed to ensure that the wisdom of the peoples of Nigeria symbolized in the judgement of their elected President as well as their law-making aptitude vested in the elected members of the Nigerian National Assembly  are involved in the appointment of any single member of the Supreme Court.

Currently, there are fourteen members of the Court, 11 males and 3 females.

S/N

NAME

YEAR OF

APPOINTMENT

GENDER

1

Chief Justice Dahiru Musdapher

 

Male

2

Justice Aloma Mariam. Muktar

 

Female

3

Justice Mahmud Mohammed

 

Male

4

Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen

 

Male

5

Justice Francis Fedobe Tabai 

 

Male

6

Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

 

Male

7

Justice Christopher Mitchell Chukwuma-Eneh

 

Male

8

Justice S. Muntaka Coomasie

 

Male

9

Justice John. A. Fabiyi

 

Male

10

Justice Funmilola Adekeye

 

Female

11

Justice Suleiman Galadima

 

Male

12

Justice Bode Rhodes-Vivour

 

Male

13

Justice Nwali S. Ngwuta 

 

Male

14

Justice Mary Peter-Odili

 

Female


 

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