President Buhari Replaces Onnoghen With Justice Ibrahim Tanko as CJN

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Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari on Friday swore in Ibrahim Tanko as the new acting Chief Justice of Nigeria to replace embattled Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Justice Walter Onnoghen was suspended by the president  pending the completion of his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

President Buhari announced the suspension at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja today.

He said the suspension followed the order of the CCT directing him to suspend Onnoghen, pending the completion of his trial.

Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the acting CJN. Mohammed hails from Bauchi state  and he is the most senior justice of the Supreme Court

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