Quick Answer: Who is the first Chief Justice 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

Who is the Chief Justice of Nigeria presently?

Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad CFR (born 31 December 1953) is a Nigerian Jurist, Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and the incumbent Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Who is the oldest Chief Justice?

After the recent passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the oldest current Supreme Court justice is Stephen Breyer at 82 years of age.

Who is the first justice of?

It began with a Chief Justice and two puisne judges. The first Chief Justice was Sir Maurice Gwyer and the other two judges were Sir S. M.

Federal Court of India (1937–50)

No. 1
Name (birth–death) Sir Maurice Linford Gwyer (1878–1952)
Period of office 1 October 1937
25 April 1943
Length of term 5 years, 206 days

Can the President remove the chief justice?

(51) Once Justices are confirmed, a President has no power to remove them from office. A Justice may be removed by Congress, but only through the difficult and involved process of impeachment.

Who is the youngest Supreme Court justice ever?

Barrett, 48, is below the median age of for a Supreme Court justice at confirmation, and is the youngest Supreme Court justice confirmed since Clarence Thomas was sworn in at 43 in 1991, according to USAFacts.

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Who is on the Supreme Court in 2020?

The Supreme Court as composed October 27, 2020 to present.

Alito, Jr., Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer, and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

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