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January 15, 2019 7:28 PM CJN Onnoghen speaks on EFCC raiding his residence

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has reacted to reports that his residence in Abuja was raided by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). On his Twitter page, he wrote: “Why have the EFCC surrounded the home of CJN Onnoghen and why are they seeking to arrest him? “These people want Nigeria to burn! Buhari call off your dogs before 739

January 14, 2019 12:51 PM Justice Onnoghen: Court fixes new date for commencement of CJN trial

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja has directed that the six-count charge the Federal Government preferred against Justice Walter Onnoghen, should be served on him personally. A three-man panel of Justices of the tribunal headed by Justice Danladi Umar also fixed Tuesday next week for the CJN to appear before it to enter his plea to the charge 124

January 13, 2019 2:10 PM Why Buhari govt charges against CJN Onnoghen are illegal – Lawyer, Adegboruwa

Renowned legal practitioner, Ebun-Ola Adegboruwa has declared that the six-count charge against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) are illegal. In a statement on Sunday, Adegboruwa declared that the charges are illegal. The lawyer wrote: “By section 36 (4) of the 1999 Constitution 134

January 13, 2019 7:26 AM Walter Onnoghen finally breaks silence on why he did not declare his assets

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, has explained why he failed to declare his assets. Onnoghen attributed his failure to declare his assets to forgetfulness. The embattled CJN explained that he thought that the form SCN 000015 filed in December 2016 was enough to cover for the declaration of his assets. Baring any last minute change 119

January 13, 2019 7:10 AM Justice Onnoghen: Vacate your office now – Anti-corruption center tells CJN

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called for careful consideration and caution on various allegations of false and non-declaration of full assets and money laundering against the Chief Justice of the federation, Walter Onnoghen. The anti-corruption center said it behooves on the CJN to vacate his position pending the determination 137

June 28, 2018 6:28 PM Illegal detention: CJN orders magistrates to visit police stations regularly

Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Samuel Nkanu Walter Onnoghen has directed Chief Judges of the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to give marching orders to Chief Magistrates to conduct inspection of police stations and other places of detention within their territorial jurisdiction other than prisons. Justice Onnoghen’s directive 59

January 25, 2018 3:13 PM Onnoghen receives remains of Ex-CJN Musdapher in Abuja

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, on Thursday received the remains of former CJN, Justice Dahiru Musdapher at the Nnamdi Azikiw International Airport, Abuja. A statement by The Senior Special Assistant to the CJN on Media, Mr Wassam Bassey, disclosed that the remains of Justice Musdapher arrived the airport at 4.30 a.m. into the waiting 50

January 23, 2018 10:09 AM Former Chief Justice Of Nigeria Dahiru Musdapher Is Dead

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Dahiru Musdapher, is dead. According to reports he died last night, and the cause of death is still unknown. A younger brother of the late Musdapher confirmed the death in his facebook post. “My elder brother Justice Dahiru Musdapher former CJN passed on tonight,” Muneer Musdapher, wrote on facebook. Late Musdapher was appointed 61

November 2, 2017 6:23 AM ‘I have received 1,124 corruption cases’ – Onnoghen

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday disclosed that his office has received 1,124 corruption cases from various courts across the country since he assumed office in March this year. Justice Onnoghen revealed the figure at the formal inauguration of the Corruption and other Financial Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) 55

November 2, 2017 2:35 AM Maina: HoS, Kyari in verbal tango at FEC

ABUJA — THE weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting which started after the swearing-in of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, and the launch of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Emblem witnessed a mild drama as Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, were involved in a shouting 93