The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has resigned, Channels Television learnt on Monday.
Sources told Channels Television that Justice Muhammad resigned on Sunday night, citing ill-health as the reason for his decision.
Information also has it that arrangements are ongoing to swear in the next most senior justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.
According to source, Chief Justice of Nigeria is said to be ill.
It would be called the CJN is enmeshed in crisis with his colleagues over financial misconduct.