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Breaking: Buhari suspends Onnoghen, swears in Mohammed as new CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended Walter Onnoghen  as Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).

He said the suspension of the CJN is based on the order of Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on January 23rd.

This is even as he has sworn in Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed from Bauchi state as the new  Justice of Nigeria.

Mohammed is the next in line after Onnoghen.

Buhari swore Mohammed Friday afternoon inside the council chamber of State House Presidential villa Abuja.

The swearing was done after he  signed the new Executive Order 007.

Mohammed was driven into the forecourt of the President’s office at about 4:30pm in a black Mercedes Benz C240 with number plate GWA:900FA.

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