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Onnoghen: PDP Suspends Atiku’s Campaign

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council has suspended its presidential campaign in protest against the suspension of Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen A statement Saturday by the Co-Chairman of the campaign council and the National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, described Buhari’s action as a “dangerous and brazen assault on the constitution”, adding that there was no ... Read More »

CJN: Nigeria must fight corruption at any level-Buhari’s media group

CJN: Nigeria must fight corruption at any level-Buhari’s media group

Nigerians must unite and decisively take a stand against corruption, no matter who is involved, the Buhari Media Organisation has said. In a statement signed by the Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju and Cassidy Madueke, the Secretary, the group noted that the President Buhari administration is undeterred in its resolve to fight corruption at all levels of government, regardless of the position ... Read More »

‘Ask AGF to take complaints against Justice Onoghen to NJC’, SERAP tells Buhari

‘Ask AGF to take complaints against Justice Onoghen to NJC’, SERAP tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “instruct the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami SAN, to immediately withdraw the charges against the Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onoghen and to send any allegations of breach of asset declaration provisions of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria (as amended) to the National ... Read More »

CUPP Hails Court Ruling on CJN Onnoghen , … Says Buhari plot is to rig 2019 poll

The Coalition of United political Parties (CUPP), on Monday, hailed the ruling of the Federal High court Presided over by Justice Maha which restrained the Code of Conduct Tribunal from proceeding with the arrangee back door arraignment of the Chief Justice of the Federation describing it as Victory for democracy and rule of law and the crash of the ambition ... Read More »

Breaking: Court stops CJN Onnoghen’s planned arraignment

Breaking: Court stops CJN Onnoghen’s planned arraignment

The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Federal Government’s plan to arraign the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The Federal Government through the Code of Conduct Bureau filed six counts of non-declaration of assets against the CJN on Friday. He was due for arraignment before the CCT on Monday but ... Read More »

Atiku Tackles Buhari, Asks Him To Save Nigeria Of Needless Crisis

Atiku Tackles Buhari, Asks Him To Save Nigeria Of Needless Crisis

The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party has warned President Muhammadu Buhari to desist from throwing Nigeria into an avoidable crisis over his desperation to sack the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. In a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday by Atiku’s Special Assistant on Public Communication, Mr. Phrank Shaibu, the PDP candidate said the principle of ... Read More »

Tribunal adjourns as CJN Onnoghen fails to show up for arraignment

Tribunal adjourns as CJN Onnoghen fails to show up for arraignment

The Justice Danladi Umar-led Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday adjourned proceedings involving the charges of non-declaration of assets preferred against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, till January 22. Justice Umar ruled that the tribunal would hear the CJN’s motion challenging the jurisdiction of the tribunal at the next proceedings. The tribunal adjourned the case after the ... Read More »

Planned arraignment of CJN stalls judicial activities at FCT High court, Apo

Planned arraignment of CJN stalls judicial activities at FCT High court, Apo

The planned arraignment of Justice Walter Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over alleged infractions of the CJN’s assets declaration on Monday stalled judicial activities at the FCT High Court, Apo. Most court rooms did not proceed with cases as earlier scheduled except the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal for Osun State. Justice Onnoghen ... Read More »

CJN: PDP says Presidency plotting to destabilise judiciary ahead of elections

CJN: PDP says Presidency plotting to destabilise judiciary ahead of elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency of “plotting to destabilize and annex the Judiciary ahead of the 2019 general elections.” In a statement signed by Kola Ologbondiyan, the Director, Media and Publicity of PDP Presidential Campaign Organization on Saturday, the party alleged that “the All Progressives Congress (APC) and cabal at the Buhari Presidency are ... Read More »

CJN: South South Governor’s Forum fixes emergency meeting for Abuja on Sunday

CJN: South South Governor’s Forum fixes emergency meeting for Abuja on Sunday

The South South Governor’s Forum has scheduled an emergency meeting of the Forum for Sunday. A statement by the Special Adviser, Media Relation’s to the Governor òf Bayelsa State, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, stated that the security òf the Niger Delta, during and after the election, the issue of derivation, and recent development involving the Chief Justice of the Federation would ... Read More »

CJN: Opposition coalition threatens to mobilize ‘One -Million -Man -March’ against FG

CJN: Opposition coalition threatens to mobilize ‘One -Million -Man -March’ against FG

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has condemned calls by the Federal Government on the Chief Justice of Nigeria to resign his appointment and face trial for alleged non declaration of assets, calling it “ the undemocratic, unconstitutional and illegal plots by the outgoing Buhari Presidency in order to fix the last missing piece of their rigging machinery.” It ... Read More »

Chief Justice in trouble as FG asks him to resign and face trial

Chief Justice in trouble as FG asks him to resign and face trial

Problem is in the offing for the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, as the Federal Government has asked to immediately vacate his exalted office as Head of the Nation’s judiciary over alleged sundry asset declaration issues. Already, the Federal Government will on January 14, 2019 arraigned the CJN before the Justice Danladi Yakubu-led Code of Conduct ... Read More »