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Justice Walter Onnoghen has been inaugurated as the 17th substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).

His inauguration ceremony was performed by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo inside the Council Chambers of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Sixty-six year-old Walter Samuel Onnoghen was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to succeed, in acting capacity, Justice Mahmood Muhammed in November last year. Walter was screened and confirmed by the senate on March 1

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