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Onnoghen Appeals Conviction

Ex-top Judge Onnoghen Appeals Conviction

by Breaking Timeson April 19, 2019
Onnoghen, Nigeria’s former most senior judge who was found guilty of graft charges has appealed his conviction, his lawyers said. Former chief Justice Walter Onnoghen was banned from holding office for 10 years by an ethics court in Abuja on Thursday in a case the opposition said was politically motivated. The Mr. Danladi Umar-led three-man […]

CJN Trial: CCT chairman threatens journalists with 28 years imprisonment

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 21, 2019
The Chairman of the Code of Conduct of Tribunal, Danladi Umar, threatened to imprison journalists who misrepresent the ongoing proceedings on the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Onnoghen is being prosecuted before the CCT by the Federal Government on charges of false and non-declaration of assets. Reacting to what he described as […]

ONNOGHEN: CUPP hails US, UK, EU for stance, requests travel ban on Buhari, Acting CJN

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 27, 2019
Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) on Saturday commended the United States, United Kingdom and the European Union for taking a stand against President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. CUPP asked that they should go a step further by sanctioning those responsible for the action. The first national […]

Onnoghen Case:Governor Obaseki Absent at South South Governors Meeting

by Breaking Timeson January 13, 2019
The Governor of Edo state,Godwin Obaseki was not present  at the meeting of South-South governors in Abuja on Sunday. Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, Ben Ayade of Cross River and Nyesom Wike of Rivers State are amongst those present. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta was also not present. The  South South governors are discussing […]

Domesticate The Criminal Justice Act, The CJN Onnoghen tells States

by Breaking Timeson February 16, 2017
The Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has called on state governments to domesticate and implement the Criminal Justice Act. According to him, this is to effectively resolve the challenge of prison congestion and delay in courts. Speaking at a judicial colloquium on the Administration of Criminal Justice Act in Abuja where he […]