ADEFILA, Justice James Oyeniyi

Born April 24, 1938
Hon. Justice



Gender: Male
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State of Origin: Kwara
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Profession Jurist
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Previous Appointments:

Magistrate, 1966-71, Senior Magistrate, 1971-72, Acting Chief Magistrate, 1972, Chief Magistrate, 1975, Chief Registrar, High Court of Justice, 1976, Acting Judge, High Court of Justice, 1977-78, appointed Judge, High Court of Justice, Borno State, 1979.
Institutional Membership: Executive Member and Honorary Legal Adviser, Holy Order of Cherubim and Seraphim Movement of Nigeria and Overseas.

St Paul’s School, Omu-Aran, 1944-51, Government College, Keffi, 1952-57, Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1960-62, Inns of Court School of Law, London, 1963-65, called to the Bar, Lincoln’s Inn, London, 1965.

Football, reading, table tennis

26, GRA, Maiduguri, Borno State.

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