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Justice Onnoghen pleads not guilty, gets bail on self-recognizance

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has been docked before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over allegations of non-declaration of assets.

Justice Onnoghen: AGF files four processes in Industrial Court

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) has filed four processes at the National Industrial Court, Abuja, in the suit opposing the trial of Justice Walter Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: Federal government has marked down 200 judges for persecution

Barely two weeks after the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari, no fewer than two hundred more judges have been allegedly marked down for intimidation and persecution, according to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike.

Full text of Justice Onnoghen’s response to CCB’s query on his asset declaration

President Muhammadu Buhari a week ago suspended Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), over alleged false assets declaration.
Code of Conduct Tribunal Sitting in Abuja

Justice Onnoghen’s Code of Conduct tribunal trial resumes February 4

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) will on Monday next week resume the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, over an alleged non-declaration of assets.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

Arewa forum backs President Buhari over suspension of Justice Onnoghen

The Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has backed President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Justice Onnoghen: Arewa CF backs President Buhari’s action, says North can’t defend his trial

The apex northern socio-cultural organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has backed the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Lawyers boycott stalls Justice Onnoghen’s case in industrial court

The directive by Nigerian Bar Association, calling on its members to boycott the courts for two days stalled the hearing of a suit challenging the trial of Justice Walter Onnoghen.
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Suspension: NJC to decide Justice Onnoghen’s fate on Tuesday

There will be an emergency meeting among members of the National Judicial Council (NJC) on Tuesday to discuss the controversial suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

PANDEF demands immediate reinstatement of Justice Onnoghen

Pan–Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, weekend, raised four key posers for President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, an act it strongly denounced, demanding his immediate reinstatement.

SERAP gives NJC five days to take over Justice Onnoghen’s case

The organization asked the NJC to: “consider the issue of appointment of Justice Muhammed with a view to ensuring strict compliance with constitutional provisions. The NJC should take the recommended action within 5 days of the receipt and/or publication of this letter, failing which SERAP will take appropriate legal action to compel the NJC to take action on the case.”

Code of Conduct tribunal rejects court orders stopping Justice Onnoghen’s trial

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has held that all orders of court restraining or stopping it from proceeding with the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen are not binding on it.

Code of Conduct tribunal not bound to obey high, industrial courts orders – chairman

Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal Chairman (CCT), Justice Danladi Umar, says the Tribunal is not bound to obey the orders of the High Courts and the National Industrial Court.

Itse Sagay: Why Justice Onnoghen can’t be tried by NJC

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, has given reasons the National Judicial Council, NJC, lacked the powers to try the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, SAN.

Activist cautions Nigerians not to politicize Justice Onnoghen’s case

A human right activist, Mr Modibbo Bakare, has urged Nigerians to thread with caution in order to avoid the politicisation of the case filed against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen.

Governor El-Rufai urges Justice Onnoghen to resign

Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai has joined the push for Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen to step down.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Federal government freezes Justice Onnoghen’s five bank accounts

Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen’s five bank accounts have been frozen on the orders of the Federal Government.

CCB serves charges on Justice Walter Onnoghen

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has at last succeeded in serving the criminal charges on false asset declaration on the person of the Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen preparatory for his arraignment on January 22, 2019 at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

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