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The power to nominate members of the judiciary at the federal level under the 1999 Constitution is vested in the

Options

A) Federal Judicial Service Commission

B) Supreme Court

C) National Judicial Council

D) National Bar Association


The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

The power to nominate members of the judiciary at the federal level under the 1999 Constitution is vested in the National Judiciary Council. According to 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the National Judicial Council shall have power to:-

a. recommend to the President from among the list of persons submitted to it by-

b. the federal judicial service commission persons for appointment to the offices of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, the Justice of the Supreme Court, etc.

c. the judicial service committee of the federal capital territory, Abuja, person for appointment to the offices of the High Court of the federal capital territory, Abuja, etc.


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  • The power to nominate members of the judiciary at the federal level under the 1999 Constitution is vested in the National Judiciary Council. According to 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the National Judicial Council shall have power to:-

    a. recommend to the President from among the list of persons submitted to it by-

    b. the federal judicial service commission persons for appointment to the offices of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, the Justice of the Supreme Court, etc.

    c. the judicial service committee of the federal capital territory, Abuja, person for appointment to the offices of the High Court of the federal capital territory, Abuja, etc.

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