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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 288

January 15, 2019 8:29 AM Obaship tussle: Tension in Ondo community ahead of Supreme Court judgement

Residents of Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo state are in tension as they ahead of the Supreme Court judgement as regards the rightful occupant to the community’s throne. The Supreme Court had fixed 16th January for the ruling on injunction, stay of execution of the coronation of Alale of Akungba – Akoko, as well as the hearing 238

January 14, 2019 4:16 PM EFCC arraigns Doyin Okupe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned Dr Doyin Okupe before the Abuja Federal High Court in Maitama. Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, was arraigned before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu on Monday in Abuja, Channels TV reports. He was arraigned alongside with two companies, Value Trust Investment Ltd and Abrahams 72

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 73

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 72

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 69

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 78

January 9, 2019 6:09 AM Tambuwal, PDP chieftains defect to APC, give reasons

The Legal Adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State, Alhaji Nasiru Sahabi Tambuwal, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). His defection was announced in Dange town, headquarters of Dange/Shuni local government during the flag off of the campaigns for the 2019 general elections. Other defectors included a former special 63

January 8, 2019 6:35 AM 2019 election: Senator Abe under fire for ‘working’ with Wike to destroy APC

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has said that it was now clear that Senator Magnus Abe was being used by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike to destroy the party. Eze said this in a statement he forwarded to DAILY POST in reaction to the Federal High Court judgement that nullified the governorship 80

January 6, 2019 10:20 AM SERAP dares Buhari govt over Atiku’s comment

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Minister of Power, Works and Housing to provide information on specific names and details of contractors and companies that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute any projects, starting from the return 63