We didn’t fail Onnoghen, NBA replies Abaribe (Punch)

The Nigerian Bar Association said the assertion that it did not speak up when President Muhammadu Buhari suspended a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was not true. The NBA President, Mr Paul Usoro (SAN), said this on…

Onnoghen didn’t get fair trial at CCT – A2J (Punch)

A non-governmental organisation and judiciary watchdog, Access to Justice, has faulted the procedure leading to the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The CCT last Thursday convicted Onnoghen of failure…

Presidency reacts to Onnoghen’s conviction (Guardian)

Nigerian presidency said the conviction of embattled Chief justice Walter Onnoghen by the Code of Conduct Tribunal for false assets declaration is “a major victory for the anti-corruption policy of the Buhari administration”. “The rule of law would lose its…

*‘No comment,’ Onnoghen tells CCT as he’s banned from public office for 10 years (Punch) * Minimum wage now N30,000 as Buhari assents to bill (Punch)

‘No comment,’ Onnoghen tells CCT as he’s banned from public office for 10 years (Punch) The erstwhile Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, pleaded ‘No comment’ when the Code of Conduct Tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar, asked him if he had…

*CCT delivers judgment in Onnoghen’s trial Thursday (Punch) * Tribunal orders INEC to allow APC candidate inspect election materials (Guardian)

CCT delivers judgment in Onnoghen’s trial Thursday (Punch) The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday fixed Thursday for its final judgment in the charges of false and non-declaration of assets instituted against Justice Walter Onnoghen, who reportedly resigned as the…

Pro-Buhari group asks EFCC, CCB to continue Onnoghen’s case (Punch)

The Buhari Media Organisation on Wednesday asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Code of Conduct Bureau to pursue their cases against former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, to a logical conclusion, despite his recent resignation. The…

Onnoghen’s exit hasn’t divided judges – Supreme Court (Punch)

The Supreme Court said on Monday that the exit of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, had not caused any division among the judges. Onnoghen reportedly resigned on  Thursday barely 24 hours after the National Judicial Council…

Onnoghen’s resignation: ‘PDP should hide their faces in shame’ (Nation)

The Buhari Media Organisation on Monday lashes out at the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) over their support for the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, asking them and their leaders to go hide their faces in shame after Justice…

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‘Bye bye to…’ and so Onnoghen’s trial becomes a swansong  The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has resigned, a senior lawyer in his legal team confirmed.  “I have just spoken with him. He confirmed to me that he…

*Kolade Johnson: Dismissed police officer arraigned in court (Guardian) * Presidency keeps mum over Onnoghen’s resignation (Punch)

Kolade Johnson: Dismissed police officer arraigned in court (Guardian) Lagos State Police Command on Friday said the officer who shot Kolade Johnson to death on Sunday has been arraigned in court. “Today 5th April 2019 … our Criminal Investigation Department,…

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