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Justice Onnoghen: Extend corruption probe to other judges – SANs tell President Buhari

A group of Senior Advocates of Nigeria, under the aegis of Justice Reform Project, have said the reported voluntary resignation of Justice Walter Onnoghen should not be the end of the corruption allegations leveled against him.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

CUPP alleges plan to force Justice Onnoghen to resign ‘at gun point’

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Tuesday alleged that it has uncovered a plan by the Federal Government to force the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to resign “at gun point.”

SANs: Justice Onnoghen’s trial, proof of deeper rot in judiciary

Twenty Senior Advocates of Nigeria, under the aegis of The Justice Reform Project, have described the corruption allegations against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as “a manifestation of deeper malaise” in the nation’s judiciary.

Justice Yunusa admits accepting money from lawyers

Justice Mohammed Yunusa, former Federal High Court Judge, on Tuesday admitted before a Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja, that collecting bribe from lawyers with pending cases was wrong and unethical.

Dasuki’s bail and the attorney-general

Section 36(5) of the Nigerian Constitution provides for a presumption of innocence. In the absence of conviction, it is unfair to lock Dasuki up and throw away the key, and to at the same time, take away his dignity and liberty, and prosecute him in the court of public opinion.

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