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SERAP seeks details of asset declarations of presidents, govs since 1999

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.”
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.

Presidency: Justice Onnoghen case is victory for corruption fight

The Presidency says the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political or other reasons.

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.

CCT finds Justice Onnoghen guilty of asset fraud

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Thursday said suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen is guilty of asset fraud
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.

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.
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 fixes date for Justice Onnoghen judgement

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.
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.

Alex Adum: Arraigning Justice Onnoghen in court after prosecution at CCT amounts to double...

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.

Justice Onnoghen: IPOB accuses NJC of bias

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the National Judicial Council (NJC), of bias in handling the case against the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Coalition flays Justice Onnoghen’s resignation

A group under the aegis of Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative has berated Justice Walter Onnoghen, former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), over his resignation, last Thursday.

Robert Clarke: Why President Buhari should accept Justice Onnoghen’s resignation

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.
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.

Why Justice Walter Onnoghen resigned

Persistent pressure from the executive and the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to President Muhammadu Buhari may have prompted the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, to tender his resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari, our reporters gathered yesterday.

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.

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