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2 Feb 2020
The year 2019 is one that cannot be forgotten in a hurry. Being an election year, there were several unprecedented developments believed to have been orchestrated by the political class to gain upper hand over opponents.
27 Mar 2019
History is being made, and Nigeria is in uncharted waters. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen was suspended by President Buhari based on allegations of failure to properly declare assets in line with the law. Last Thursday, the prosecution closed its case. During its presentation, the prosecutors called three witnesses out of the six…
28 Jan 2019
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), after its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Monday in Abuja, resolved to embark...
21 Jan 2019
The Federal High Court Abuja, has restrained the Federal Government from forcefully removing the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen from office. Justice Edward Ekwo gave the order on Monday in Abuja while ruling on an ex parte motion brought by the Action Peoples Party. Defendants in the suit include President Muhammadu Buhari, the…
16 Jan 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has threatened to sue former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode and Afenifere chieftain, Yinka Odumakin for their claims that the commission sought to arrest the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. In a statement signed by Tony Orilade, the acting head of media and publicity for the commission, EFCC…
13 Jan 2019
In a move speculated as plot to oust the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen out of office, the Federal Government will tomorrow arraign the number one jurist before the Justice Danladi Yakubu led- Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja, on charges of failure to declare his assets, and for operating foreign currency accounts.
29 Dec 2017
There is a popular native proverb that goes like: when the birds of prey learn to fly without perching the hunter will also learn to shoot while in motion.
22 May 2017
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday declared that the nation’s judiciary is under threat.
21 Feb 2017
To qualify for appointment to the bench of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, the fellow must be a legal practitioner of not less than 15 years. The same applies to whoever is to be appointed as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
7 Feb 2017
A group, Access to Justice (A2J), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to tell Nigerians his reasons for delaying the appointment of a substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
1 Feb 2017
The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has given President Muhammadu Buhari a nine-day ultimatum to forward the name of the acting Chief Justice...
18 Nov 2016
It is curious indeed that President Muhammadu Buhari delayed for nearly a month naming a successor to the retired Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Mahmud Mohammed.

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