NJC may have recommended Onnoghen For Retirement, Cleared Tanko

Following turbulence that has trailed his tenure and his unceremonious suspension from his exalted office, Justice Walter Onnoghen may have been recommended for retirement by the national Judicial commission, NJC. Justice Tanko Mohammed, however, may have been exhonorated from allegations of subverting the rule of Law by offering himself to be sworn in as the new acting chief Justice without due process. This Soji Oye, the Director  of Media Information of the commission has hinted. The NJC handles issues of Judicial discipline. In the wake of the Onnoghen Saga, Justice…

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Onnoghen: Police, DSS Launch Manhunt For Ex-CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would have gone down in history as the first government to arrest a Chief Justice of Nigeria in case the police eventually picked Walter Onnoghen, suspended CJN. Following the bench warrant issued against the ex-CJN on Wednesday by Code of Conduct Tribunal chairman, Danladi Umar, security agencies in the country including police and Directorate of State Services, DSS, the magazine has learned have been on red alert to apprehend and arrest Onnoghen. The CCT a short while ago directed ordered the Inspector General of Police, IGP…

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Onnoghen: Pressure Mounts As CCT Adjourns

By Oji Odu Unfolding events on the travails of suspended Chief Justice of the Nation (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, have made not a few Nigerians ask: What about him? Why has the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration seemed to have lost sleep in recent times unless the man’s case is quickly nipped in the bud, less than 10 days to the 2019 general election? What kind of man is Onnoghen? Is he a ‘political’ jurist, a member of the opposition political party, or a Nigerian that wants free…

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CCT: Onnoghen Absent Again As Political Undercurrents Intensifies

By Uche Mbah Amid confusion on whether the case against the Chief Justice of the Federation, Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, will be suspended or not due to a High Court rulings, the Code  of Conduct Tribunal convened again without the CJN appearing. His Lawyer, Wole Olanipekun, however, appeared for him with over forty Senior Lawyers and Forty two others. It will be recalled that the last hearing of the case was on 14 January 2019, with the CJN absent. Since then, there has been three different…

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