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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.
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Supreme Court decides Justice Onnoghen’s fate May 17

The Supreme Court has fixed May 17 to deliver judgment on the suit filed by the government of Cross River State seeking to set aside the six-count charge of non declaration of assets against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Code of Conduct tribunal fixes date to continue Justice Onnoghen’s trial

Following the Court of Appeal ruling on Wednesday on the trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, over alleged non declaration of assets, the Code of Conduct Tribunal has fixed February 4, 2019 for hearing.

Olisa Agbakoba asks NBA to strip CCT’s Justice Danladi Umar of legal licence

Olisa Agbakoba, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has written a petition against Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), over the continued trial of Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).

NBA shuts down Cross River courts as lawyers protest Justice Onoghen’s suspension

The protest against the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has continued to rock Cross River as over 300 members of NBA took to the streets to register their grievances.

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.

Justice Onnoghen: I have not resigned

Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, who was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari last Friday, has debunked the rumour gaining traction online on Monday that he has resigned.
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Jennifer Atiku: Nigeria can’t afford war now

Mrs. Jennifer Atiku Abubakar, wife of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has warned that Nigeria could not afford to go to war despite all provocative tendencies from the presidency.

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.

US, EU express concern after Nigeria chief justice suspended

The United States, Britain and the European Union expressed concern on Saturday after Nigeria's president suspended the country's chief justice three weeks before the presidential election, with the US warning it could "cast a pall" over the vote in Africa's most populous nation.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Acting CJN Tanko Muhammad to inaugurate election tribunal panels

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, who was sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, is expected to perform the inauguration of members of the National Assembly, governorship & state assembly election petition tribunals today.
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.

Justice Onnoghen: Nigeria descending into a totalitarian, fascist state – NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association, Cross River State chapter, has condemned the proposed arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, saying the country is descending into a totalitarian and fascist state.

Justice Onnoghen: Over 150 SANs to defend CJN at CCT on Monday

No fewer than 150 Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, have volunteered to defend the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, on Monday.

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