By Muhammad Sabiu
Reports reaching The Daily Reality have indicated Justice Tanko Muhammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, has resigned.
According to sources, Justice Muhammad announced his resignation on Sunday night and gave his reason as being ill.
Arrangements are reportedly being made to appoint Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, the next-highest ranking justice on the Supreme Court, as interim Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Sources disclosed that there would soon be a formal statement about the resignation.