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 […]

BREAKING: Buhari Extends Tanko Muhammad’s Tenure As CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the appointment of Tanko Muhammad as the acting chief justice of Nigeria by another three months. This followed a letter of recommendation he (Buhari) sent to the National Judicial Council and the supervisory body on Thursday, a spokesperson for the NJC, Soji Oye, said in a statement on Saturday. Muhammad […]

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), […]

Onnoghen Resigns As CJN – Report

Walter Onnoghen has resigned his position as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. According to the Cable, Justice Onnoghen submitted his resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday. The CJN’s resignation comes a day after the National Judicial Council (NJC) – the disciplinary body for judicial officers- reportedly recommended his retirement from the bench of the […]

CCT Trial: Onnoghen Closes Defence, Gets April 15 To Adopt Final Argument

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Abuja, closed his defence in his ongoing trial on the charges bordering on assets declaration breaches, after calling his driver of 20 years as his first witness. Lead counsel to Onnoghen, Chief Chris Uche (SAN), told […]

El-Rufai Attacks US, UK, EU Over Comments On Onnoghen’s Suspension

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has described the comments made by the United States of America, the United Kingdom and the European Union on President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as “most irresponsible”. El-Rufai said the foreign countries had no right to lecture Nigerians how to […]

Tinubu Reveals What Will Happen To Onnoghen If He’s Found Guilty

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says a permanent discipline awaits Walter Onnoghen, former chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), if he is found guilty of the false declaration charges levelled against him. Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos, said this while responding to the position of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate […]