Court dismisses suit seeking to stop Muhammad’s confirmation as CJN

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has struck out a suit seeking to halt the confirmation of Ibrahim Muhammad as the chief justice of Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari had asked the senate to confirm Muhammad as the substantive CJN.

Muhammad has been occupying the office in acting capacity since January when Buhari suspended Walter Onnoghen, former CJN, who was accused of false…

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