Senate passes bill approving 300% salary increase for judicial officers

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The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill approving 300 percent salary increase for judicial officers at both the Federal and State levels.

 

The bill was transmitted to the National Assembly by President Bola Tinubu for consideration and passage.

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The bill is now awaiting the assent of President Tinubu before becoming a law.

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With the passage of the bill, the total monthly package of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) will now be 5,385,047.26 for the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), while Justices of the Supreme Court will earn a total package of ₦4, 213,192.54.

 

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The President of the Court of Appeal will now earn a monthly package of ₦4, 478,415.78.

 

Justices of the Court of Appeal are to earn a total monthly package of ₦3, 726,665.40, while the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, President of the National Industrial Court, Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Grand Khadi, FCT Sharia Court of Appeal, President of Customary Court of Appeal, Chief Judge of State High Court and Grand Khadi of State Sharia Court of Appeal and President of State Customary Court of Appeal are to earn a total monthly package of ₦3, 527,022.61.

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