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Civil Society Group Protests Removal Of Onnoghen At U.S. Embassy

1 year ago /
Nation 

Civil Society Organization under the aegis of Nigeria citizens against injustice say the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint an acting Chief Justice of Nigeria a day to the inauguration of the election petition tribunal is an attempt to rig the 2019 elections

CUPP Accuses Buhari Of Coup Against The Judiciary

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, wants lawyers, judges, and lovers of democracy in Nigeria to as a matter of urgency speak out against what it called a coup to overthrow the judiciary in Nigeria.

Buhari Receives EU Delegation, Impressed With INEC Preparations

1 year ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has told the European Union Observer Mission, EOM, to Nigeria's elections starting in February, that he is impressed by the preparations made by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and is optimistic that the electoral body would deliver on its mandate of a credible poll.

CCT Ignores Restraining Orders By High Courts, Proceeds With Trial Of CJN Onnoghen

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has said that all orders of the court restraining it from proceeding with the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, are not binding on it.

CJN Onnoghen Fails To Appear Before CCT

1 year ago /
Nation 

For the second time, the Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Walter Onnoghen did not show up in court to stand trial over the allegation of a non-asset declaration filed against him by the federal government.

NBA Demands Termination Of Case Against CJN Onnoghen

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian bar association, NBA, has called on the federal government to immediately terminate proceedings against the chief justice of Nigeria, justice Walter Onnoghen before the code of conduct tribunal.

Lawyers In Bayelsa Fault Arraignment Of CJN Onnoghen

1 year ago /

In Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital some legal practitioners have described the arraignment of the chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen as a sad day for the country's judiciary.

Abuja Courts Empty For Onnoghen

1 year ago /

Monday’s proceedings at the code of conduct tribunal completely put business in most courts in the Federal Capital Territory on hold.

Cross River NBA To Resist Any Attempt To Remove CJN Onnoghen

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says any attempt to remove the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office without following the due process will be resisted lawfully.

Breaking: CCT Re-Fixes Onnoghen’s Arraignment For Jan. 22

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has re-fixed the arraignment of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, to January 22.

BREAKING: Over 70 Lawyers Arrive CCT Session To Defend CJN Onnoghen

1 year ago /
Nation 

A team of lawyers number over 70 led by Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has arrived the Code Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja to defend the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

BREAKING: CJN Onnoghen Absent As Trial Commences

1 year ago /
Nation 

The trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has commenced without him in attendance.

Onnoghen’s Trial: NBA Condemns FG

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has condemned the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Walter Onnoghen on charges of non-declaration of assets.

NBA Says Action An Assault On The Judiciary

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian bar association has described the charge filed against chief justice Walter Onnoghen over alleged non declaration of assets as an assault on the judiciary.

Ekiti Tribunal Adjourns Judgement Indefinitely

1 year ago /
Niger Delta 

The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has adjourned indefinitely for judgment in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, Professor Kolapo Olusola.

Saudi Woman Barricades Herself In Hotel Room In Bangkok

1 year ago /

A young Saudi woman Rahaf Al-Qunun who says she has fled her family in fear for her life has barricaded herself in her hotel room at Bangkok airport.

NFF Denies Report On Alleged Travel Ban Of Pinnick

1 year ago /
Sports  

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has denied a report on the alleged prosecution of the president of the federation, Amaju Pinnick by the federal government.

Confusion Over Court Judgement On Kwara APC Leadership

1 year ago /
Nation 

Following an Ilorin high court judgement on the authentic working committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara state, the two actors in the case are still laying claim to the leadership of the party in the state.

Anglican Primate Okoh, Gov. Akeredolu Enjoin Politicians To Avoid Provocative Utterances

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Primate, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Nicholas Okoh, wants politicians to avoid provocative statements that will tear the country apart as Nigeria prepares for the 2019 general elections.

Court Of Appeal President Charges Judges To Dispense Justice Fairly

1 year ago /
Nation 

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has charged judges of the court to be fair and just in their activities during the forthcoming election petitions.


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