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 […]

Alleged EFCC Probe: CJN Onnoghen Says Ready For Interrogation

Chief justice of Nigeria,Walter Onnoghen, says he is open to investigation. His reaction is coming after reports allege that he is among high-profile Nigerians under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.,EFCC. The EFCC had, however, denied that it was investigating him. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Awassam Bassey, media aide of the […]