Posts Tagged ‘Justice Walter Onnoghen’

2019 Presidential Election: Like Justice Ayo Irikefe, Like Justice Walter Onnoghen ~ Yusuf Danfulani

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 22, 2019
General Muhammadu Buhari was the federal commissioner for petroleum resources prior to the emergence of President Shehu Shagari. It was discovered that $2.8 billion of Nigeria’s oil money was withdrawn from the NNPC account in London’s Midland Bank and fraudulently deposited in a private Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) London account. Further investigations […]

Onnoghen to challenge CCT ruling against his no-case submission

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 30, 2019
Following the Code of Conduct Tribunal’s (CCT) discharge of his no-case submission, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge the tribunal’s ruling. He disclosed this in a notice of appeal on Friday shortly after the Tribunal ruling. Justice Onnoghen spoke through his lawyers led by Adegboyega Awomolo, […]

CJN Suspension: Supreme Court to Decide Onnoghen’s Fate May 17

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 28, 2019
The Supreme Court will on May 17 take a decision on the legality or otherwise of the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen. The Apex Court fixed the date for Judgment on Thursday in Abuja, after listening to the submissions of counsel in the suit filed by the Cross River […]

Falana writes AGF, asks FG to withdraw case against Onnoghen

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 3, 2019
A Lagos lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged the Federal Government to withdraw the criminal charges filed against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. Falana said he made the request having confirmed that a petition had been submitted to the National Judicial Council alleging grave misconduct against Onnoghen. In […]

BREAKING| CJN absent as CCT proceedings begin

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 14, 2019
The proceedings of the scheduled arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has started but he is nowhere to be found. The members of the Danladi Umar-led three-man tribunal arrived in the courtroom at exactly 10am. At 10.01am, the matter was called. The court official who announced the case observed that CJN […]

Justice Walter Onnoghen to wait till Feb. 21 for Senate’s confirmation

by Breaking Timeson February 9, 2017
Acting Chief Justice of Ni­geria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, will now wait till February 21, 2017 for the Sen­ate to decide on his confirmation as the country’s substantive CJN. This followed the Senate’s deci­sion on Wednesday not to convene an emergency meeting to consider his nomination for the exalted of­fice by the Presidency. Onnoghen’s name was […]