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Past Chief Justices of Nigeria

S/N NAME PERIOD
1 Hon. Justice Stafford Foster Sutton (Past CJF) 1955-1958
2 Hon. Justice Adetokunbo Ademola KBE, GCON 1958–1972
3 Hon. Justice Taslim Olawale Elias CFR, GCON 1972–1975
4 Hon. Justice Darnley Arthur Alexander CBE,KCMG,CFR,GCON 1975–1979
5 Hon. Justice Atanda Fatai-Williams CON,GCON 1979–1983
6 Hon. Justice George Sodeinde Sowemimo CON,GCON 1983–1985
7 Hon. Justice Ayo Gabriel lrikefe OFR,CON,GCON 1985–1987
8 Hon. Justice Muhammed Bello CON,GCON 1987–1995
9 Hon. Justice Muhammadu Lawal Uwais CON,GCON 1995–2006
10 Hon. Justice Salisu Modibo Alfa Belgore CON,GCON 2006–2007
11 Hon. Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi CON, GCON 2007–2009
12 Hon. Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu CON, GCON 2009–2011
13 Hon. Justice Dahiru Musdapher CON, CFR, FNIALS, GCON 2011–2012
14 Hon. Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar CON, CFR, FNIALS, GCON 2012–2014
15 Hon. Justice Mahmud Mohammed CON,GCON 2014–2016