The Court of Appeal has rejected a request by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, seeking to stop his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Onnoghen was suspended last week by President Muhammadu Buhari pending the determination of his trial at the tribunal. He is accused of falsely declaring his assets.
Tribunal Court to Resume Onnoghen's Trial Monday
Daily Trust, 1 February 2019
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has fixed February 4 for the resumption of trial in the non-declaration of assets charge against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN),… Read more »
Nigerian appeal court rejects judge's bid to stop trial.
Despite NJC's Pendency, CCT Insists On Onnoghen's Trial February 4
This Day, 1 February 2019
Despite the ongoing investigation of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, by the National Judicial Council (NJC), the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has… Read more »
Onnoghen - Lawyers Blast NJC for 'Slow Response' to Crisis
Premium Times, 31 January 2019
Nigerian lawyers under the aegis of the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADL) have berated the National Judicial Council (NJC) for alleged lack of urgency in the… Read more »
Code of Conduct Tribunal Sets Date for Continuation of Onnoghen's Trial
The Code of Conduct Tribunal says it will resume hearing in the case of alleged false asset declaration brought against suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. Read more »
Onnoghen Fails to Stop CCT Trial
Daily Trust, 31 January 2019
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has expressed its intention to resume the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen over alleged non-declaration of… Read more »
Why Appeal Court Ruled Against Chief Justice Onnoghen
Premium Times, 30 January 2019
The Court of Appeal On Wednesday rejected a request by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen seeking to stop his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Read more »
Onnoghen's CCT Trial Must Go On - Appeal Court
Vanguard, 31 January 2019
The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, yesterday, cleared the coast for the Federal Government to open its case against suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter… Read more »
Onnoghen - ACF Backs Buhari's Action, Says North Can't Defend His Trial
Leadership, 30 January 2019
The apex northern socio- cultural organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum,ACF, has backed the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria,CJN,Justice Walter Onnoghen by President… Read more »
Court of Appeal Dismisses Onnoghen's Suit Against Trial
Guardian, 31 January 2019
A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, seeking to halt his trial at the Code of Conduct… Read more »
2019 Presidential Poll - Buhari Is Fighting Dirty
President Buhari has deliberately upped the ante on corruption in this campaign because he wants to make next month's presidential election all about graft. His decision last week… Read more »
Unlike Buhari, I'll Respect Rule of Law, Grow Nigeria's Economy - Atiku
A former Nigerian vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday attacked President Muhammadu Buhari saying by the president's action, Nigeria's democracy is 'in peril'. Read more »
Appeal Court Rejects Onnoghen's Request to Stop Trial At CCT
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a request brought by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, for a stay of proceedings in his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Read more »
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the country's chief justice, creating a constitutional crisis just weeks before a presidential election. Buhari's top election ... Read more »
The Code of Conduct Tribunal has filed charges against the head of the country's judicial arm, Walter Onnoghen, accusing him of asset declaration offences. Under Nigerian law, ... Read more »
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