Onnoghen arrives CCT
Suspended Nigeria's chief justice Walter Onnoghen has arrived at the Code of Conduct Tribunal where is facing trial for non-declaration of assets when he became the country's top judge in 2016. The tribunal chairman Danladi Umar Wednesday ordered the inspector-general of police Mohammed Adamu to arrest Onnoghen after failing to appear before the tribunal since the…
CCT orders arrest of Justice Onnoghen
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) yesterday ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Director General, Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest and produce...
Court remands ex-SGF Babachir Lawal in EFCC custody
Sacked Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, has been remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court presided over by Justice Jude Okeke ordered his detention after the commission arraigned him yesterday alongside three others, Hamidu David Lawal, a director…
Onnoghen asks CCT chairman to hands off case
The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, yesterday asked the chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, to disqualify himself from his asset declaration case on the ground of likely bias.
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Kenneth Chukwuemeka Ahia (SAN): ‘The Chief Justice should be reinstated immediately’
The entire nation was jolted last Friday when president Muhammadu Buhari announced the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen and immediately swore in Justice Tanko Mohammed as the acting CJN on the orders of the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The ripple effect has been as prompt as the sudden act. Mr.…
Protest as CCT dismisses court orders against trial of Onnoghen
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), yesterday, set aside all existing orders against the trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen.
Head of Nigeria's anti-corruption court charged with bribery
Nigeria's top judge handling corruption cases against public officials has himself been charged with bribery, court papers showed Saturday.
EFCC files corruption charges against CCT chairman, Umar
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a two-count charge of corruption against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar.