The ex- Supreme Court judge, Justice Niki Tobi has died.

 Tobi was on last Friday at the National Hospital, Abuja, from an undisclosed ailment.

It was learnt that the decease had been sick for some time. The death of the late jurist and the movement of the body from Garki hospital were made known to the Supreme Court on Monday.

Tobi who was born on July 14, 1940 was known for his brilliance and gpitalreat contributions in the profession died a month to his 76th birthday

He retired on July 14, 2010 as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court