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Onnoghen: NJC appoints Tanko Muhammad as Acting chair

•Removes ex-CJN’s name from membership list Jude Johnson The National Judicial Council (NJC) replaced the ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen with the Acting CJN Tanko Muhammad. NJC also removed the name and image of  Onnoghen from its members’ list on its website after his voluntary retirement. To this end, Justice Tanko Muhammad was

Breaking: Buhari extends Tanko Muhammad’s tenure as Ag.CJN

Jude Johnson President Muhammadu Buhari has in confirmation of Global Sentinel's earlier report, extended the appointment of Tanko Muhammad as the acting chief justice of Nigeria by another three months. GS had in a statement from Intersociety on Friday, reported that the Presidency is planning to extend the interim tenure of

Presidency plotting to make Justice Tanko Muhammad ‘permanent Ag.CJN’–Intersociety

•Says suspension, retirement of Onnoghen 'castrated judiciary' Senator Iroegbu  The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety), has raised the alarm over suspected plot by the Presidency to sustain the interim position of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) in violation of the constitutional provisions. Intersociety

Onnoghen files for appeal against CCT judgement

Jude Johnson The 'ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN)', Justice Walter Onnoghen, has rejected the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which convicted him of six counts of false declaration of assets preferred against him by the Federal Government.  Shortly after the judgement delivered on Thursday, the judge filed a

In Walter Onnoghen Nigerian Judiciary Died

Chidiebere Nwobodo The nation's judiciary has been plagued with terminal and cancerous diseases of nepotism, corruption and injustice. The Bench and Bar managed to provide analgesics that sustained beleaguered and afflicted Nigerian judicial system, irrespective of the social and ethical ills bedeviling it, until recently, when it was murdered by

Presidency yet to comment on Onnoghen’s resignation

Jude Johnson with Agency report The presidency has yet to confirm the receipt of a letter of resignation by the suspended Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The News Agency of Nigeria reliably gathered that Onnoghen’s resignation letter was submitted to the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam

CUPP Alleges Plot to Force Onnoghen to Resign at Gunpoint

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged that the federal government is plotting to force the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, to resign at gunpoint. The Spokesperson of the coalition, Imo Ugochinyere, in a statement on Tuesday said the decision was taken after Onnoghen

Onnoghen: Buhari Chides EU,UK,US

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhamnadu Buhari has reacted to statements issued by the United States, United Kingdom and The European Union on his suspension of the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Senior Special Assistant to the president on Media and Publicity in a statement on Sunday night said