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Justice Walter Onnoghen

20 Mar
A former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday in Abuja, opened up for the first time on the reason he was unceremoniously removed from office in 2019...
25 Nov 2020
Sir: The Code of Conduct Tribunal is a judicial court established by the 1999 Constitution with a mandate to try public officials for breach of the provisions of the Code of Conduct Bureau Act.
2 Feb 2020
In my opinion, it was a very challenging and tumultuous year for the judiciary, especially in its relationship with the executive branch. Recall that 2019 was an election year, and the judiciary was exceedingly busy during...
19 Dec 2019
During the British colonial rule, the agitation for independence was largely a southern affair. The southerners who had the earlier benefit of western education...
22 Oct 2019
The question of whether or not the Nigerian judiciary is totally independent of the executive arm of government is one that has continued to generate various interpretations.
30 Sep 2019
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) yesterday demanded that the Federal Government should brief Nigerians on the reasons for stripping Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...
24 Sep 2019
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, yesterday sought financial autonomy for the judiciary to enable that arm of government perform its functions more creditably.
12 Jul 2019
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Friday, dismissed a suit challenging the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad...
1 Jul 2019
A human rights group, Access to Justice, has warned the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammed, against taking ‘orders from the Presidency’ in appointing more justices for the Supreme Court following a report (not in The Guardian) that President Muhammadu Buhari had asked him to initiate the process of appointing five new…
25 Jun 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met with the leadership of the Afenifere, where he explained why the former Chief Justice of Nigeria...
18 Jun 2019
The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has explained the reasons it will not disclose the assets declared by past and present Nigeria presidents since the return of democratic rule in 1999. CCB chairman Muhammed Isah, who declined a Freedom of Information (FOI) request demanding specific details of asset declarations, said the assets declared by the…
27 May 2019
The year 2019 would for a very long time to come, remain one of the most treacherous seasons for Nigeria’s judiciary going by the self-inflicted...

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