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JUST IN: CJN Swears In Eight Supreme Court Justices

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, sworn in eight new Justices of the Supreme Court.

The CJN presided as the eight of them, in turn, took their oath of office and oath of allegiance to the Nigerian Constitution.

Upon being sworn-in, they emerged to their positions on the bench where their 12 seniors were already seated.

The newly inaugurated Justices of the apex court who were recently elevated from the Court of Appeal bench, included Justices Lawal Garba (North West), Helen Ogunwumiju (South West), Abdu Aboki (North West), and M. M. Saulawa (North West).

Others are Justice Adamu Jauro (North East), Samuel Oseji (South South), Tijani Abubakar (North East) and Emmanuel Agim (South South).

The development has increased the number of Justices of the court from 12 to 20.

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