See Why CCB Threatens To Prosecute Governors, Ministers

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has vowed to prosecute any serving governor or minister found to have falsified or refused to declare their assets. This was made known by the Chairman of the Bureau, Prof. Isa Mohammed, at the opening session of a three-day retreat for board members, management and state directors of the […]

FG To Issue Forfeiture Order To Bank On Onnoghen’s Account Tuesday – CCT

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has confirmed that it would issue an order to Standard Chartered Bank (Nig.) Ltd, on Tuesday, directing the bank to forfeit all monies deposited in the account of Walter Onnoghen, the former Chief Justice of Nigeria. This, it said, is in line with the judgment of the tribunal, which […]

Garba Shehu Lauds Buhari After Onnoghen’s Conviction

Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari following the conviction of Walter Onnoghen, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) He said that the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political […]

SERAP To CCB: Publish Details Of Buhari, Others’ Assets

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has written to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to make public, asset declaration submitted to the bureau by successive presidents and governors from 1999 to 2019. This comes after the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) found Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), guilty of false […]

False Assets Declaration: Onnoghen Appeals CCT Judgment

Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria, has rejected the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on his false assets declaration trial. Danladi Umar, CCT chairman, had found Onnoghen guilty of the six counts preferred against him by the federal government. Umar, therefore, ordered that Onnoghen be removed from office of CJN and […]

BREAKING: CCT Shifts Judgment On Onnog‎hen From 9am Till Noon

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has shifted the judgment of Justice Walter Onnoghen from 9am till noon on Thursday. Onnoghen is being prosecuted on charges of assets declaration breaches. Onnoghen had arrived the premises of the tribunal at about 8.40am ahead of the judgment. Only two of his lawyers and a handful of his […]

BREAKING: CCT Fixes Date For Onnoghen’s Final Judgement

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has fixed Thursday for its final judgment in the false assets declaration charges preferred against Justice Walter Onnoghen, who reportedly resigned as the Chief Justice of Nigeria on April 4. The Danladi Umar-led three-man bench fixed the date for judgment after the prosecution led by Mr. Aliyu Umar (SAN), […]

FG Demands Conviction As Onnoghen Maintains Innocence

The Federal Government is seeking a jail sentence for the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen in his ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). But Onnoghen who is accused of failing to declare his assets immediately after assuming office is pleading with the tribunal to set him free says charges, […]

Why I Suspended Onnoghen As CJN – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria following an order from the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Below is the text of the address by President Buhari on the suspension of Justice Onnoghen as CJN and swearing-in of the acting chief justice. “Fellow Nigerians, a short while […]

Buhari Suspends Onnoghen, Swears In Mohammed As New Chief Justice Of Nigeria

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has suspended Walter Onnoghen  as chief justice of Nigeria (CJN). AN24 reports that the President has sworn in Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, from Bauchi state, as the new CJN. This online news platform understands that Mohammed is the next to Onnoghen in the order of seniority. President Buhari said the suspension was […]

EFCC Speaks On Raiding CJN Onnoghen’s Residence

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied rumours in some quarters that it raided the residence of the Chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. Africa News 24 reports that the social media was awash with reports on Tuesday evening that the house of the CJN had been raided by the EFCC. Yinka Odumakin, […]

Federal Government Orders CJN Onnoghen To Vacate Office

The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), to immediately vacate office. Africa News 24 learned that the government will on Monday, January 14, 2019, arraign Justice Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on charges of […]