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Nigeria: FG Woefully Fail to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter Onnoghen
Nigeria: FG Woefully Fails to Prove Its ...

Nigeria: FG Woefully Fails to Prove Its Case Against CJN Walter Onnoghen

The Federal Government, on Thursday, closed its case against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, after it produced only three witnesses that testified before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. Though FG initially expressed its intention to produce a total of six... read more »

Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to Appear before the CCT
Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to...

Nigeria: Chief Justice Onnoghen Fails to Appear before the CCT

We are not just challenging jurisdiction, we are even challenging the jurisdiction of this tribunal to even snif that charge – Olanipekun (SAN) The Chief Justice of Nigeria, on Monday, failed to appear before the tribunal to be docked to enable him to take his plea to the six-count criminal... read more »

Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot Try Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen
Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot...

Nigeria: Code of Conduct Tribunal Cannot Try Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen

In a reaction from legal practitioners, it is becoming clear that the Code of Conduct Tribunal has no jurisdiction to try the Chief Justice of the Federation. In a post published by a lawyer, the reason for this was explained. The post reads: “Serving judges can’t be tried by cct by virtue... read more »

Opinion: Justice Onnoghen and The Rising Fascism in Nigeria by Achike Chude
Opinion: Justice Onnoghen and The Rising...

Opinion: Justice Onnoghen and The Rising Fascism in Nigeria by Achike Chude

In any society that predominantly seeks excellence, it should be standard practice that every infraction, especially those by public officials is investigated. It is therefore expected that every action carried out by government towards sanitizing the polity should be upheld and applauded by the... read more »

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Justice Onoghen
Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignm...

Nigeria: The Charge and Planned Arraignment of the Hon. Chief Justice Onogh...

Our attention has been drawn to the trending news that the Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onoghen has been charged before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, based on a petition submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau on Wednesday the 9th of January, 2019, and is to be arraigned before the... read more »