“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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), trying suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has adjourned until March 11 for further hearing.
Nigeria's suspended chief judge Walter Onnoghen is pictured at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, Nigeria February 15, 2019.
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.