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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.

EFCC releases Justice Onnoghen’s dossier

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has provided a new dossier of the improprieties committed by Justice Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, now facing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal for false asset declaration.

Code of Bureau tribunal admits petition, Justice Onnoghen’s assets declaration forms as exhibits

The trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on charges of non-declaration and false declaration of charges, started on Monday, with the tribunal admitting first set of exhibits.

Senate asks Supreme Court to reinstate Justice Onnoghen

The Senate on Monday filed a suit before the Supreme Court praying for among others, an order reinstating Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.

PANDEF rejects Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday rejected the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari. It therefore asked for his immediate reinstatement.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Walter Onnoghen: I’m still in charge as Chief Justice of Nigeria

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has denied reports of his resignation from office as a result of the criminal charges against him, describing the claims as absolute falsehood.
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.

AGF orders freezing of Justice Onnoghen’s accounts

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has asked the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit to freeze the bank accounts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar warns President Buhari not to throw Nigeria into crisis over planned sack...

The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari and the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) not to throw Nigeria into an avoidable crisis over their desperation to sack the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Chief Justice Onnoghen failed to declare dollar, pounds accounts – investigator

A lawyer and investigator attached to the Code of Conduct Bureau, Usman Mohammed, says the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, failed to declare his dollar, pounds and euro accounts when he was elevated to the Supreme Court.

Justice Walter Onnoghen mourns late Idris Kutigi

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has commiserated with the family of late former chief justice, Idris Kutigi, who died at a London hospital on Saturday.
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NJC: No corruption case against Uwani Abba-Aji

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has cleared the air over the appointment of Justice Uwani Abba-Aji as a Justice of the Supreme Court, stating that the justice is worthy of the appointment.
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NJC speaks on nomination of Justice Abba-Aji to Supreme Court

The National Judicial Council on Wednesday rose in defence of its decision to nominate a judge, Justice Uwani Abba-Aji, to President Muhammadu Buhari, to the Supreme Court.

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