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Supreme Court strikes out retired Justice Onnoghen’s referral appeal

The Supreme Court on Monday struck out a referral appeal praying the court to determine the constitutionality or otherwise of the removal of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Assets declaration: Code of conduct tribunal faults federal government’s charge against Senator Nwaoboshi

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, has directed that the charge against Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and other processes filed along with it be returned to the Federal Ministry of Justice.
Code of Conduct Tribunal Sitting in Abuja

CCT to arraign ex-Bayelsa speaker, four others July 4

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Tuesday fixed July 4 for the arraignment of former Speaker of Bayelsa, Kombowei Benson, and four other serving and former staff of the assembly over alleged abuse of office.

CCT trial: APC lawmaker after me – Bayelsa speaker

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon Friday Konbowei Benson, and the only All Progressive Congress (APC) lawmaker in the House, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, are locked in a war of words over the planned arraignment of Benson by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on May 22 over allegations bordering on abuse of office.
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.

Appeal Court to decide Justice Onnoghen’s fate Friday

The Court of Appeal has slated Friday to deliver judgement in the various appeals concerning the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

Corruption may end in Nigeria this year!

Two days ago, while waiting as usual, at the Lagos airport, for delayed flights, I met a group talking about the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and its handling of the asset declaration case of former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen. It was a heated but thrilling debate which began with a discussion on whether or not, the case could inspire our anti-corruption bodies.

Justice Onnoghen rejects conviction, files appeal

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 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.

Justice Onnoghen’s conviction not to be celebrated – EFCC counsel

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 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.

Justice Onnoghen’s conviction: Integrity among public officials important – Pat Utomi, lawyers

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.

Judgment is unconstitutional, premeditated – Justice Onnoghen’s lawyer

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 Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Code of Conduct tribunal sacks Justice Onnoghen, bars him from holding public office for...

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.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Code of Conduct tribunal dismisses Justice Onnoghen’s applications on jurisdiction

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has dismissed two applications filed by Justice Walter Onnoghen for lacking in merit.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Justice Onnoghen’s trial to continue as Presidency, lawyers deny deal with former Chief Justice...

The Presidency has said that it did not enter into any deal with the embattled Justice Walter Onnoghen before he decided to resign his appointment as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Justice Onnoghen retired, not resigned – counsel

A lawyer to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has provided more information on the decision of Onnoghen to step down from office.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Justice Onnoghen closes case at Code of Conduct tribunal

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Wednesday, rested his case in his ongoing trial on charges of false and non-declaration of assets.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Justice Onnoghen opens defence in alleged false assets declaration trial

Justice Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), on Monday opened his defence in the ongoing trial for alleged assets declaration filed against him by the Federal Government at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

Code of Conduct tribunal summons bureau chief as Justice Onnoghen’s witness

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has summoned a Director at the Code of Conduct Bureau, Mrs Theresa Nwafor, to appear before it on Wednesday in connection with the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Justice Onnoghen to open defence as CCT dismisses no case submission

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has dismissed the No Case Submission filed by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, who is standing trial before the tribunal for alleged non asset declaration.

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