• President Buhari swears in Walter Onnoghen as acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

    President Buhari swears in Walter Onnoghen as acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday administered an oath of office to Justice Walter Oonoghen as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.

    He takes over from Justice Mahmud Mohammed who bowed out of the bench of the Supreme Court yesterday after attaining the mandatory retirement age of 70 years.

    Onnoghen is expected to act until the name of substantive CJN is forwarded to the Senate and it is confirmed.

    Justice Onnoghen becomes the first southerner since 1980 to as assume the position of the […]