Past Chief Justices of Supreme Court of Nigeria

The following table lists former Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, who served Nigeria going as far back as 1956. The list provides the names of the Chief Justices and their years of service.

NameYears
Hon. Justice Mahmud Mohammed GCON2014- 2016
Hon. Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar CON, CFR, FNIALS, GCON2012 - 2014
Hon. Justice Dahiru Musdapher CON, CFR, FNIALS, GCON2011 - 2012
Hon. Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu CON, GCON2010 - 2011
Hon. Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi CON, GCON2007 - 2009
Hon. Justice Salisu Modibo Alfa Belgore CON,GCON2006 - 2007
Hon. Justice Muhammadu Lawal Uwais CON,GCON1995 - 2006
Hon. Justice Muhammed Bello CON,GCON1987 - 1995
Hon. Justice Ayo Gabriel lrikefe OFR,CON,GCON1985 - 1987
Hon. Justice George Sodeinde Sowemimo CON,GCON1983 - 1985
Hon. Justice Atanda Fatai-Williams CON,GCON1979 - 1983
Hon. Justice Darnley Arthur Alexander CBE,KCMG,CFR,GCON1975 - 1979
Hon. Justice Taslim Olawale Elias CFR, GCON1972 - 1975
Hon. Justice Adetokunbo Ademola KBE, GCON1958 - 1972
Hon. Justice Stafford Foster Sutton (Past CJF)1956 - 1958
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