Buhari President swears in Onnoghen as new Chief Justice

Onnoghen was sworn in on Thursday, November 10, at the council chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

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President Muhammadu Buhari play

President Muhammadu Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Walter Onnoghen as the new Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).

Onnoghen was sworn in on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the council chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Justice Walter Onnoghen play

Justice Walter Onnoghen

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He replaces former CJN, Mahmud Mohammed whose tenure ended on Wednesday after he reached the mandatory retirement age of 70.

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