Walter Onnoghen News

To arrest Fani-Kayode, Odumakin, follow due process, court tells EFCC, DSS, Police

Fani-Kayode had claimed that EFCC operatives surrounded Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen’s home, while Odumakin shared a video to that effect.

Punch , Nigeria Mar 12, 2019

CCT Charges: Onnoghen fail to appear for trial over toothache, others

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA- The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Tuesday, failed to appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, for the Federal Government to open its case against him.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Mar 12, 2019

Toothache, High Blood Pressure Keep Onnoghen Away From Trial

Justice Walter Onnoghen, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), on Tuesday failed to appear for proceedings before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, where he is charged with six counts over allegations of fraudulent declaration of assets.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Mar 12, 2019

CCT defers ruling on Onnoghen’s objections indefinitely, orders day-to-day trial

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday adjourned indefinitely its rulings on two separate motions filed by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to challenge the tribunal’s jurisdiction to entertain the charges of non-declaration of assets preferred against him by the Federal Government.

Punch , Nigeria Mar 12, 2019

Voter apathy: Buhari has taken us back to Obasanjo days

In addition, Buhari’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, last year was seen as pre-empting the outcome of the 2019 elections.

Punch , Nigeria Mar 11, 2019

Certificates of return and INEC’s competence, neutrality | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

I want to remind you that these people are very smart; they have removed the Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen; they have quickly given Buhari his certificate of return not minding the loopholes in the elections.

The Guardian , Nigeria Mar 11, 2019

NJC begins hearing on petitions against Onnoghen, acting CJN

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja An investigative panel of the National Judicial Council will this week begin hearing on the petitions of alleged misconduct written against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen; and the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, The PUNCH learnt on Sunday.

Punch , Nigeria Mar 10, 2019

Olanipekun, Osinbajo’s brother, Keyamo, 15 others to defend Buhari’s victory

He is also the lead counsel for the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who is standing trial before the CCT for alleged non-declaration of assets.

Punch , Nigeria Mar 8, 2019

Tribunal grants Atiku access to inspect electoral materials, rejects forensic exam request

He, however, expressed doubts that Atiku would get justice because “President Muhammadu Buhari has subverted the Supreme Court by the removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Onnoghen, and the appointment of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (Justice Muhammad Tanko).” Agbakoba, who had earlier urged Atiku not to go to court to challenge the poll result, said his earlier advice was based on his view that the PDP presidential candidate would face “an uphill task, given the circumstances of challenging election results” in the country.

Punch , Nigeria Mar 7, 2019

The judiciary: Matters arising (2)

It is a delicate issue which would be more so when viewed against the unfolding political developments in the country at the time when the decision to unseat Justice Walter Onnoghen was taken.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Mar 6, 2019