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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Dr. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently provide information on specific details of asset declarations submitted to the CCB by successive presidents and state governors since the return of democracy in 1999.”
The Presidency says the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political or other reasons.
Justice Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, who was Thursday convicted on six counts bordering on false declaration of his assets, removed from office and barred from holding public office for ten years by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has appealed the judgment of the court at the Court of Appeal.
A lawyer and EFCC counsel, Mr. Wahab Shittu, has said that former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, might fight a protracted legal battle against the CCT’s conviction.
A professor of Political Economics, Pat Utomi, has called for integrity among public officers in the interest of nation-building and unity.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, guilty of violation of the code of conduct for public officers.
Senator representing Enugu North District in the National Assembly, Chukwuka Utazi, has said it would be unfair to leave out the entire South East in the contention for the next deputy senate president.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal has fixed April 18, 2019 to deliver its judgment and rulings in the alleged non declaration of assets charge against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Alex Adum Esq, former Benue State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice has that the prosecution of immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, after his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) would amount to double jeopardy.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, has denied an alleged plot to reverse the Supreme Court judgment on Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi, has accused the National Judicial Council, NJC, led by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, of shielding a judge accused of engaging in acts of judicial misconduct.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has called on heads of courts to put in place efficient structures that will bring about speedy and fair administration of justice.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised an alert of an alleged plot by desperate leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), working with the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, SAN, to cause constitutional crisis in Rivers State.
Chief Robert Clarke, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against rejecting resignation of Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy aircraft, military equipment and personnel in Abuja during rehearsals for its 55th Anniversary celebration.
Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.
Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.
The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.
The Federal Government on Thursday said it would increase the number of trains plying the Abuja-Kaduna route to run a train per hour before the end of 2019.
Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel has rejected suggestions that the club are in crisis but concedes that they are experiencing a "difficult phase".
The Chairman of Kaduna State Peace Commission, Reverend Josiah Idowu-Fearon has said the commission is in talks with state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai on the release of Adara Community leaders in detention.
Nigerian Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has warned the Super Eagles not to underrate their Group B opponents when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in June in Egypt.
Fernandinho is absent from the Manchester City squad for their Premier League match at Crystal Palace on Sunday, with Kevin De Bruyne back in the team.