President Muhammadu Buhari sworn in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday swore in Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the swearing of Mr Ariwoola as the new CJN followed the resignation of his predecessor, Tanko Muhammad, on health grounds.

PREMIUM TIMES reported that Mr Ariwoola was the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court until Mr Muhammad’s resignation on Monday. Read more