Nigeria's Suspended Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen Resigns

Walter Onnoghen has resigned more than a month after he was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari over allegations that he falsely declared his assets. Onnoghen's resignation comes a day after the regulatory body for judges, the National Judicial Council, recommended he should be retired from service.

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    Daily Trust, 6 April 2019

    Persistent pressure from the executive and the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to President Muhammadu Buhari may have prompted the suspended Chief Justice of… Read more »

Walter Onnoghen.

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