Ex Supreme Court judge, Justice Niki Tobi is dead

Justice Niki Tobi, A former Supreme Court judge has died. According to Newsmen, the judge passed on last Friday at the National Hospital, Abuja, from an undisclosed ailment.

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He was born in Esanma, Bomadi local government area of Delta State. It was gathered that the late jurist, regarded in the nation’s legal circle as a highly brilliant judicial officer, had been ill for some time.

Sources at the Supreme Court said that the court was only informed on Monday about the jurist’s death and the movement of his corpse to the Garki hospital.

Justice Tobi, who was born July 14, 1940, died almost a month to his 76th birthday. He retired on July 14, 2010 as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.



  1. Ifeoluwa Adesanya, you must be irresponsible to make such a comment. Better keep quiet if you have nothing to write. Respectable jurist. Sir, Proud to be associated with you. May your soul rest in peace.

  2. Honestly, adesanya Ifeoluwa, if a 76 yr old man dies of HIV , when Pple die these days b4 60. Check the life span of an average Nigerians by WHO b4 u put a comment down next time.
    Very positive some1 really close to you jst passed on cos of HIV .
    Rip! Sir Niki Tobi

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