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CCB formally Serves Charges on CJN Onnoghen

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has formally served criminal charges on false asset declaration on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen. Onnoghen is set to be arraigned January 22, 2019 at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). However, the Tribunal will have to contend with orders

I feel sad over CJN’s trial – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is feeling sad over the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on allegations of false and non-asset declarations. The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, had scheduled Jan. 14 for the arraignment of the CJN. However, the process was stalled as the

APC insists CJN Onnoghen must face trial

Godsgift Onyedinefu The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, must face his alleged corruption trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, (CCT). The National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said at need conference on Monday. He accused the Peoples Democratic Party 

Tribunal adjourns CJN Onnoghen’s case till January 22

The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday adjourned proceedings involving the charges of non-declaration of assets preferred against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, till January 22. The Umar-led three-man ruled that the tribunal would hear Onnoghen’s motion challenging the jurisdiction of the tribunal at the next

Onnoghen’s trial, an assault on the judiciary — NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA) has condemned the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen by the Federal Government describing it as an assault, intimidation and Desecration of judiciary which "must be stopped". The NBA in a statement signed by its President, Paul Usoro (SAN), said the timing of

CJN Onnoghen’s prosecution shows no one is above the Law — Sagay

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, (PACAC) Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said prosecution of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen by the Federal Government, shows no one is above the law. Sagay, while describing the development as disheartening, said it shows that the

CJN: South-South Govs holds emergency meeting Sunday

Godsgift Onyedinefu The South-South Governor’s Forum has announced an emergency meeting of the Forum for Sunday over the recent development involving the Chief Justice of the Federation, (CJN) Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen. The Federal Government had on Saturday asked him to immediately vacate office as Head of the Nation’s judiciary over

Breaking: FG Asks CJN Onnoghen to vacate office

•Cites asset declaration violations •To be arraigned on criminal charges Senator Iroegbu The Federal Government has declared war against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen asking him to immediately vacate office as Head of the Nation’s judiciary over alleged sundry asset declaration issues. In a move to

Bayelsa, NBA renew call for reopening of FHC, NIC in Yenagoa

Says closure affecting administration of justice Grace Ovrawah The Bayelsa State Government has called on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and other relevant authorities to urgently order reopening of the Federal High Court and National Industrial Courts in Yenagoa, have not been sitting. The State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Kemasuode

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