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28 May 2019
In one of the charges, presidency alleged that before he was sworn in as Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria) he breached the code of conduct for public officers by omitting to declare a domiciliary (US Dollars) account No. 870001062650 maintained with Standard Chartered Bank of (Nig) Ltd, Wuse 2, Abuja, which is being…
17 May 2019
A Supreme Court sitting in Cross River on Friday dismissed a case filed by the state government to challenge the suspension of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, in a split decision of six-to-one of a seven-man panel of the apex court, held that state government lacks the locus…
12 May 2019
The Buhari-Osinbajo campaign group `No Alternative To Buhari-Osinbajo (NATBO 2019)’ has called for the strengthening of the Nigerian...
22 Apr 2019
The National Judicial Council has removed the name and image of Walter Onnoghen from its members list on its website. The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Tanko Muhammad was listed by the NJC as the acting chairman of the council. The Council, on Thursday, approved the extension of the appointment of Justice Muhammad for another…
21 Apr 2019
As long as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) remains tied to the apron strings of the Presidency, it can never act independently...
20 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari  has extended the tenure of acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Tanko Muhammad by three months. The National Judicial Council approved the appointment of Justice Muhammad following a recommendation sent by President Buhari. Muhammad was sworn in as the acting CJN on January 25 by Buhari after the president suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen…
19 Apr 2019
The allegation of false and non-assets declaration against Justice Walter Onnoghen, which began like a bad dream in January, came to a dramatic end yesterday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
18 Apr 2019
Former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen has rejected the Code of Conduct Tribunal's judgment against him. He has also filed an appeal challenging the ruling. CCT convicted Onnoghen on Thursday after he was found guilty for refusing to declare his assets from June 2005, after he became a Justice of the Supreme Court till…
16 Apr 2019
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), will on Thursday, deliver judgment in the asset declaration charge preferred against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen...
7 Apr 2019
As a journalist, two stories have shaken me in the course of the inconclusive 2019 elections (elections are not conclusive in Nigeria until the courts say they are).
7 Apr 2019
Their Lordships normally do their work shaping destinies of nations quietly cloaked in robes and rigs of relative anonymity. Few of them are known despite their decades of dogged service in the administration of justice because judges by discipline.....
5 Apr 2019
Nigeria's most senior judge has resigned, his lawyer said on Friday, less than two months after he was charged with non-declaration of assets that government critics said was politically motivated.

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