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NJC asks Osinbajo to extend Onnoghen’s status as acting CJN

The National Judicial Council, on Wednesday, asked Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari, to extend the tenure of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.

This came on the heels of a confirmation by the Presidency on Wednesday that it had forwarded Onnoghen’s name to the Senate for confirmation as the substantive CJN as provided under Section 231(1) of the Constitution.

One of our correspondents learnt that the NJC took the decision to ask for the renewal of Onnoghen’s acting status at its emergency meeting in Abuja, on Wednesday.

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