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2019 Elections: Atiku slams N2bn suit against Buhari, demands public apology

“That Buhari in flagrant abuse of his veto power, without any unilateral support from other tiers of government illegally and unconstitutionally suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen from office on January 25, 2019 without strict adherence to the provisions of section 292 of the 1999 constitution which laid down the procedure for the removal of a judicial officer in his capacity.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Voters, candidates stranded as airlines cancel flights | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

To put it side-by-side with the recent removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, it’s like actions in sequence.”Another stockbroker and Chief Executive Officer of Sofunix Investment and Communications, Sola Oni, said: “The sudden postponement a few hours to election period was a sad commentary.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Confusion as Niger Delta ex-militant leaders talk politics

The Ex-Agitators threatened to renew attacks on oil facilities in the region if Buhari refused to halt the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

Imperative of strengthening judicial integrity

DECIDEDLY, the judiciary is in the vortex of confusion provoked by the unconstitutional suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, from office by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

Code of Conduct Tribunal: Examining its place in the Nigerian Judicial hierarchy

By Olisa Agbakoba, SAN The Code of Conduct Tribunal issued a warrant of arrest for Justice Walter Onnoghen, the estranged Chief Justice of the Federation.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Onnoghen docked, pleads not guilty to charges, gets bail on self recognizance

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, pleaded not guilty to the six-count charge the Federal Government levelled against him.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Nigeria's suspended chief justice denies assets charges

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen failed to show up to previous hearings at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, which hears cases of ethics breaches by public officials.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 15, 2019

Onnoghen: Tribunal adjourns hearing until March 11

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), trying suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has adjourned until March 11 for further hearing.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Nigeria's suspended chief judge charged as election nears

Nigeria's suspended chief judge Walter Onnoghen is pictured at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, Nigeria February 15, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Feb 15, 2019

BREAKING: CCT adjourns Onnoghen’s trial till March 11

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Amid amusing displays by the Chairman of the Code of Tribunal, Danladi Umar, the tribunal on Friday, adjourned the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on charges of non-declaration of assets, till March 11.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019