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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 514

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 97

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 101

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 97

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 107

October 1, 2018 1:38 PM Nigeria at 58: Saraki, Dogara snub Independence Day parade

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, are both absent at Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary Parade, holding at The Eagle Square in Abuja. However, President Muhammadu Buhari; his vice, Yemi Osinbajo; the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen; and former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon among other 52

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 48

June 21, 2018 10:05 AM Buhari appoints 29 Judges for Court of Appeal, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 29 Judicial Officers for the Court of Appeal, Federal High Court and the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The approval was sequel to the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC). Of the number, the Court of Appeal tops the list with 12 Justices approved for the court 47

June 20, 2018 7:23 PM Buhari approves appointment of 28 new judges [See Full List]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 28 judicial officers for the Court of Appeal, Federal High Court and the high court of the Federal Capital Territory on the recommendation of the National Judicial Council. The Justices of the Court of Appeal will be sworn-in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman, National Judicial Council 47

April 3, 2018 12:39 PM Lalong swears in Justice Dakwak as Plateau Chief JudgeThe Sun News

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Tuesday swore in Justice Yakubu Gyang Dakwak as the substantive Chief Judge of Plateau. Dakwak had acted in that capacity since Sept. 2017 when the former Chief Judge, Justice Pius Damulak, retired from service. Lalong, in a brief speech at the ceremony, reminded the officer of the crucial need to fight against 46