Past Chief Justices

S/N Fullname Position Period
1 Stafford Foster Sutton (Past CJF) Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 1956 - 1958
2 Adetokunbo Ademola KBE, GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 1958 - 1972
3 Taslim Olawale Elias CFR, GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 1972 - 1975
4 Darnley Arthur Alexander CBE,KCMG,CFR,GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 1975 - 1979
5 Atanda Fatai-Williams CON,GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 1979 - 1983
6 George Sodeinde Sowemimo CON,GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 1983 - 1985
7 Ayo Gabriel lrikefe OFR,CON,GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 1985 - 1987
8 Muhammed Bello CON,GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 1987 - 1995
9 Muhammadu Lawal Uwais CON,GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 1995 - 2006
10 Salisu Modibo Alfa Belgore CON,GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 2006 - 2007
11 Idris Legbo Kutigi CON, GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 2007 - 2009
12 Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu CON, GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 2010 - 2011
13 Dahiru Musdapher CON, CFR, FNIALS, GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 2011 - 2012
14 Aloma Mariam Mukhtar CON, CFR, FNIALS, GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 2012 - 2014
15 Mahmud Mohammed GCON Former Chief Justice of Nigeria 2014 - 2016