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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

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

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

Military’s defence of ‘right to life’ will triumph over Boko Haram terrorism–Buratai

•Judiciary open to assist towards efficient military justice system--CJN Onnoghen     Senator Iroegbu    The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that despite the setbacks being encountered by the Nigerian Armed Forces in the ongoing counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations, its commitment to defend the 'fundamental human  right to life' for Nigerians

CJN: Osibanjo tasks Onnoghen rule of law, sound judiciary

•Buhari congratulates Chief Justice  ...Nneoma Ndibe    The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo , has sworn-in Justice Walter Onnoghen as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria  (CJN), tasking him on the rule of law and to restore confidence of Nigerians on the judiciary. Osinbajo gave this charge at the Presidential Villa Abuja, on Tuesday, shortly

BREAKING! Senate confirms Onnoghen as CJN (7 things to know)

…Says Judiciary, ‘last hope for every man’ ….Austin Obande The Nigerian Senate has after over one hour of grilling confirmed Justice Walter Onnoghen, as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Onnoghen whose name was forwarded for screening by Acting President Osinbajo two weeks ago told the Senators at his confirmation hearing of his