Onnoghen – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Mon, 30 Dec 2019 06:00:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Onnoghen – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 (TNG Analysis): Nigerian judiciary showcased an all time low in 2019 – Lawyers https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/tng-analysis-nigerian-judiciary-showcased-time-low-2019-lawyers/ Mon, 30 Dec 2019 06:00:49 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=228370 …Onnoghen’s removal was a bad signal …it was  a sad and gloomy judicial calendar for Nigerians ….Judiciary and the ‘Hurdle Race’ of Safeguarding Rule of Law in 2020 after a challenging 2019 Emmanuel Bagudu, Abuja No doubt the year 2019 was very challenging for the Nigerian Judiciary. The third Arm of Government during the year […]

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NJC applauds Buhari for accepting Onnoghen’s retirement https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/njc-applauds-buhari-accepting-onnoghens-retirement/ Tue, 11 Jun 2019 03:57:24 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=193991 The National Judicial Council (NJC) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for accepting the voluntary retirement of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen. It gave the commendation at its emergency meeting yesterday, during which members deliberated on the President’s decision in relation to Justice Onnoghen’s exit from the Bench. President Buhari’s Senior Special […]

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Buhari accepts Onnoghen’s voluntary retirement https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/buhari-accepts-voluntary-retirement-onnoghen/ Mon, 10 Jun 2019 04:43:50 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=193817 …appoints five new Justices of Supreme Court President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement from service of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, effective from May 28, 2019. A statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this in Abuja on Sunday. The statement reported […]

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Onnoghen appeals conviction by CCT, calls it a miscarriage of justice https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/onnoghen-appeals-conviction-by-cct-calls-it-a-miscarriage-of-justice/ Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:20:33 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=185494 Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has asked the Court of Appeal, Abuja to quash the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) that convicted him of charges of false assets declaration. Onnoghen in his appeal filed Thursday against the judgment of the tribunal is also praying the appellate court to set […]

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Senior Advocates misled, dumped Onnoghen – Sagay https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/senior-advocates-misled-dumped-onnoghen-sagay/ Fri, 19 Apr 2019 05:40:24 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=185479 The Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Anti-Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said that the conviction of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), yesterday, has shown that nobody is above the law in the country. Reacting on the conviction of the nation’s one […]

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Onnoghen’s sack: ‘The law is no respecter of persons, titles…’ – Presidency https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/onnoghens-sack-law-no-respecter-persons-titles-presidency/ Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:12:03 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=185456 The Presidency has reacted to the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, saying the ruling was a major victory for the anti-corruption policy of the Buhari administration. Mr Onnoghen was convicted on Thursday afternoon for false declaration of assets. The tribunal ordered that he forfeit the […]

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BREAKING: CCT sacks Onnoghen, bars him for 10 years https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/breaking-cct-sacks-onnoghen-bars-10-years/ Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:23:27 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=185359 …Confiscates funds in his five accounts The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen guilty of violation of the code of conduct for public officers. CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar, in a judgment on Thursday, held that the prosecution proved beyond reasonable doubt that Onnoghen is […]

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CCT judgment on Onnog‎hen moved from 9am till noon https://thenewsguru.com/news/cct-judgment-onnog%e2%80%8ehen-moved-9am-till-noon/ Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:41:08 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=185340 The judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Justice Walter Onnoghen, who is being arraigned on charges of assets declaration breaches, has been shifted from 9 am the originally scheduled time, till noon on Thursday. Onnoghen had arrived the premises of the tribunal at 8.40am ahead of the judgment. Only two of his lawyers […]

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I didn’t confess to hiding my bank accounts – Onnoghen https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/i-didnt-confess-hiding-bank-accounts-onnoghen/ Tue, 16 Apr 2019 05:54:48 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=184950 The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has scheduled judgment for Thursday in the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen. Onnoghen is being tried on a six-count charge in which he is accused of breaching the Code of Conduct for public officers by allegedly making false declaration of assets and also […]

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JUST: CCT fixes date for judgement in Onnoghen’s trial https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/just-cct-fixes-date-judgement-onnoghens-trial/ Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:22:34 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=184830 The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday fixed Thursday for its final judgment in the charges of false and non-declaration of assets instituted against Justice Walter Onnoghen, who reportedly resigned as the Chief Justice of Nigeria on April 4. The Danladi Umar-led three-man bench fixed the date for judgment after the prosecution led by Mr. […]

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