Walter Onnoghen

CCT orders the arrest of suspended CJN, Onnoghen

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, has ordered key security agencies in the country to arrest the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, and produce him for trial on Friday. The Mr. Danladi Umar-led panel tribunal specifically directed the Inspector General of Police and the Director General of the […]

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Buhari This Afternoon Swore In Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed As Acting Chief Justice Of Nigeria

NJC reconvenes today over Onnoghen suspension, Tanko appointments

The National Judicial Council (NJC) will reconvene today to consider the responses of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, and the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad to the queries issued to them by the council. A council member who was not authorised to speak with the media confirmed to correspondent […]

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CJN Suspension: CCT chair, Danladi Umar challenges anyone to query his action

Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Mr. Danladi Umar, has challenged the powers of any organ of the judiciary to query his actions with respect to the ongoing trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Umar, who is presiding over the three-member panel tribunal that is handling the […]

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Walter Onnoghen

CCT Trial: Onnoghen insists he legitimately earned “huge funds”

The National Judicial Council, NJC, will Monday, reconvene to determine the appropriate action it would take with respect to corruption allegations against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The Council, had on January 29, directed Justice Onnoghen who was suspended from office on January 25 by President Muhammadu Buhari, to within […]

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CCT adjourns Onnoghen’s trial till February 13

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) yesterday adjourned till February 13, the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, insisting that the embattled CJN must appear for trial on the new date. This is coming as the Senate yesterday ordered the discontinuation of its case before the Supreme Court, seeking the […]

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Walter Onnoghen

Walter Onnoghen’s CCT trial must go on – Court of Appeal

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, yesterday, cleared the coast for the Federal Government to open its case against suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. The appellate court, in a unanimous ruling by a three-man panel, declined to stop further proceedings in the […]

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Lai Mohammed

CJN Suspension: Mass action can’t change course of justice, says Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government, yesterday, dismissed the groundswell of opposition to its suspension of embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, over his non-declaration of assets, insisting that no amount of mass protests would change the course of justice. The government also boasted that more Nigerians were in support of the suspension of the […]

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Lai-Mohammed

Lai Mohammed sets record straight on CJN’s suspension, says he’s architect of his misfortune

TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE, ALHAJI LAI MOHAMMED, IN ABUJA ON MONDAY, 28 JAN 2019 Gentlemen of the press, thank you for once again honouring our invitation. 2 As you would recollect, President Muhammadu Buhari last Friday complied with the order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, directing […]

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Walter Onnoghen

CCT adjourns Walter Onnoghen’s trial indefinitely

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, has adjourned further proceedings on the non assets declaration charge the Federal Government filed against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, indefinitely. The Mr. Danladi Umar-led tribunal said its decision to suspend Justice Onnoghen’s trial was based on the order of the […]

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Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria’s perennial presidential hopeful

CJN suspension: Buhari has violated our constitution – Atiku

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has described last week’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari as a flagrant breach of the 1999 Constitution. Atiku who stated this at Shehu Yar’ Adua centre, Abuja while addressing a world press conference called on […]

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Onnoghen was Atiku, PDP’s hope of rigging presidential election – APC alleges

The ruling All Progressives Congress APC said the Peoples Democratic Party PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has continued to whine over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria CJN, Walter Onnoghen because the opposition party had planned to use the top jurist to get back to power at all costs. National Publicity […]

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Endgame Approaching For Nigeria’s Old Guard?

CJN Suspension: US, UK, EU statements driven by unfounded position: Presidency

The Federal Government last night said that the statements made by the United States, US, the United Kingdom, UK and the European Union, EU, on the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen were driven by unfounded assumptions. The Presidency also told the three bodies not to be hasty in taking […]

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