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.
Tribunal Orders Arrest of Suspended Chief Justice Onnoghen
Premium Times, 13 February 2019
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Wednesday ordered the arrest of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. Read more »
False Assets Declaration Charge - Why CCT Ordered Police, DSS to Arrest Onnoghen
Vanguard, 14 February 2019
The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, yesterday, ordered key security agencies to arrest the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, and… Read more »
NJC Forms Fresh Panel Over Onnoghen, Mohammed
Daily Trust, 14 February 2019
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has constituted a new investigative panel to further deliberate on the preliminary assessment of an earlier panel in the petitions against the… Read more »
NJC Sets Up Committee to Investigate Allegations Against Onnoghen
Guardian, 13 February 2019
The National Judicial Council (NJC) Wednesday inaugurated a five-member committee to investigate allegations against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen and the… Read more »
Lack of Quorum Stalls Onnoghen's Case At Appeal Court
Daily Trust, 13 February 2019
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has adjourned hearing indefinitely in the case of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen over his suspension and trial at the Code of… Read more »
CCT Trial: Govt Applies for Bench Warrant to Arrest Onnoghen
Vanguard, 13 February 2019
The Federal Government has asked the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, to issue a bench warrant for the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter… Read more »
Court Stops Govt From Freezing Onnoghen's Accounts
This Day, 13 February 2019
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has stopped the federal government from freezing the accounts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Read more »
The Senate has announced that it is no longer interested in continuing a case it filed at the Supreme Court on the suspension of Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, who is appearing at ... Read more »
Some Nigerians in the U.S. and UK have come out in their numbers to show support for President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruption fight over the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as ... Read more »
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 ... 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 »
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