Chief Justice of Nigeria
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The Chief Justice of Nigeria or CJN is the head of the judicial arm of the government of Nigeria, and presides over the country's Supreme Court and the National Judicial Council. The current Chief Justice is Aloma Mariam Mukhtar.
List of past Chief Justices
|Taslim Olawale Elias||1972–1975|
|Darnley Arthur Alexander||1975–1979|
|Atanda Fatai Williams||1979–1983|
|George Sodeinde Sowemimo||1983–1985|
|Ayo Gabriel Irikefe||1985–1987|
|Muhammad Lawal Uwais||1995–2006|
|Salihu Moddibo Alfa Belgore||2006–2007|
|Idris Legbo Kutigi||2007–2009|
|Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu||2009–2011|
|Aloma Mariam Mukhtar||2012–incumbent|
- "Constitution". The National Judicial Council. Retrieved July 17, 2012.
- "ALOMA MUKHTAR: Making of Nigeria’s Female CJN". P.M. News (Independent Communications Network Limited). July 16, 2012. Retrieved July 17, 2012.
- "Jonathan swears in Nigeria’s first female chief justice". The Punch (Ajibola Ogunsola). July 16, 2012. Retrieved July 17, 2012.
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