Arrest Warrant Issued for Nigeria's Top Judge Onnoghen

Suspended Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen failed to show up in court to face charges of breaching asset declaration rules. President Muhammadu Buhari suspended and replaced Onnoghen, prompting claims from opponents and civil society groups that this level of meddling in the judiciary before the February 16 needs to be questioned.

Walter Onnoghen.


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