CJN’s Son Listed As Federal High Court Approves Posting Of 94 New Justices Nationwide

CJN’s Son Listed As Federal High Court Approves Posting Of 94 New Justices Nationwide

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has authorised the redeployment of 94 Federal High Court Justices nationwide. 

This reassignment comes following the appointment of 23 new judges to the court.

The posting directive, obtained by SaharaReporters, stipulates that all affected judges must report to their designated duty stations before January 8, 2024.

Hon. Justice Ariwoola Olukayode Jnr., the son of Olukayode Ariwoola, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, is among the justices posted.

Outlined in the document are various reassignments across different locations:


  • Hon. Justice J.T Tsoho (Chief Judge)
  • Hon. Justice G.Kolotu
  • Hon. Justice B.F.M. Nyako
  • Hon. Justice R.N. Ofili- Ajumogobia
  • Hon. Justice A.R Mohammed
  • Hon. Justice Ieekwo
  • Hon. Justice D.Uokorowo
  • Hon. Justice Joyce Obehi Abdulmalik
  • Hon. Justice James Kolawale Omotosho
  • Hon. Justice Emeka Nwite
  • Hon. Justice Obiora Atuegwu Egwuatu
  • Hon. Justice Mobolaji Olubukola Olajuwon
  • Hon. Justice Nkeonye Evelyn Mана

Umuahia – Abia

  • Hon, Justice Sunday Onu
  • Hon. Justice Musa Κακακι
  1. Yenagoa – Bayelsa
  • Hon. Justice Isa Hamma Adama Dashen
  • Hon. Justice Salim Olasupo Ibrahim

Benin -Edo

  • Hon, Justice S. M. Shuaibu
  • Hon, Justice Chuka Austine Obiozor

Birnin Kebbi. – Kebbi

  • Hon. Justice Emmanuel Gakko


  • Hon. Justice R.Maikawa
  • Hon. Justice Hawau Buhari


  • Hon. Justice A.M. Liman
  • Hon. Justice M.N. Yunusa
  • Hon, Justice S.A. Amobeda


  • Hon. Justice J.T. Tsoho – Chief Judge
  • Hon. Justice A.Ofaji
  • Hon, Justice Alewis -Allagoa
  • Hon, Justice C.Janeke
  • Hon. Justice Yellim S. Bogoro
  • Hon. Justice Daniel Emeka Osiagor
  • Hon, Justice Akintayo Aluko
  • Hon. Justice Peter Odo Lifu
  • Hon. Justice Abimbola O. Awogboro
  • Hon, Justice Dipeolu Deinde Isaac
  • Hon. Justice Ogundare Kehinde Olayiwola
  • Hon. Justice Ibrahim Ahmad Kala
  • Hon. Justice Ogazi Friday Νκεμακονam

Ilorin -Kwara

  • Hon, Justice Evelyn Nmasinulo Anyadike
  • Hon. Justice Ariwoola Olukayode Jnr.

Akure – Ondo

  • Hon. Justice Toyin Bolaji Adegoke
  • Hon, Justice Owoeye Alexander Oluseυι

Ibadan -Oyo

  • Hon. Justice Uche N. Agomoh
  • Hon, Justice Ekerete Udofot Akpαν

The notice directs all affected judges to resume duties before the end of the 2023 Christmas vacation, specifically on January 8, 2024. 

Additionally, judges previously serving are instructed to adhere strictly to policies and instructions concerning the movement of their property from one judicial division to another.

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