News - Chief Justice of Nigeria

National Judicial Council Extends Appointment of Acting CJN

14 hours ago /
Judiciary 

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has extended the appointment of Justice Tanko Mohammad as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria for three months.

Tribunal Convicts Onnoghen

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, guilty of the charge of false assets declaration.

Group Wants A More Harmonious Rapport Between Executive And Judicial Arms

2 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria will progress faster when deliberate steps are taken to bridge the relationship gap between the executive arm of government and the judiciary to eliminate perceived persecution of judicial officers in the country.

Onnoghen's Conviction A Major Victory For Anti-Corruption Policy - Presidency

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has affirmed that the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal was a major victory for the anti-corruption policy of the Buhari administration.

Onnoghen Guilty of Misconduct, CCT Orders His Removal From Office

2 days ago /
Judiciary 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has found the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, guilty of misconduct in his trial over non and false asset declaration and ordered his removal from office as CJN and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, NJC.

CJN Tanko Tells Judges To Apply The Criminal Justice Act Strictly

4 days ago /
Judiciary 

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko has urged judges to always apply the Administration Of Criminal Justice Act, (ACJA), 2015.

False Asset Declaration: Onnoghen Knows Fate April 18

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has fixed April 18 for judgment in the six-count charge of false asset declaration brought against the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen by the Federal Government.

Judges Enjoined To Avoid Compromise In Decision Making

1 week ago /
Judiciary 

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed, has urged judges, heads of courts and the Nigerian judiciary to aspire to implement the guidelines provided by the judicial information technology policy while carrying out their judicial responsibilities.

PDP Raises Alarm Over Plot To Cause Constitutional Crisis In Rivers

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it has received information of fresh plots by an APC leader in Rivers state, to subvert the will of the people and cause a constitutional crisis in the state.

Onnoghen Retires As CJN

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, has sent a notice of retirement to the National Judicial Council, NJC.

Onnoghen Closes Defence

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

The suspended Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, closed his case on Wednesday after calling one witness in his trial over false and non-asset declaration since February 2019.

Lawyers Fault Status Of Code Of Conduct Tribunal

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

As the suspended Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen is being tried by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, senior lawyers have done an independent analysis of the lapses in the establishment of the CCT.

Onnoghen Opens Defence, To Call 3 Witnesses

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

The Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has opened his defence before the Code of Conduct Tribunal where he is standing trial for alleged non-assets declaration.

Osinbajo Expresses Concern Over Exposed Weaknesses Of The Judiciary

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, a professor, says the weaknesses exposed in the country's judiciary are disturbing.

CCT Dismisses Onnoghen’s No Case Submission

3 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has refused to grant the no case submission entered by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

CJN Mohammed Urges Judges To Deliver Justice Without Sentiments

3 weeks ago /

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammad has urged judges and lawyers to emulate late justice Christopher Chukwuma-Eneh, in justice delivery without sentiment.

Acting CJN Mohammed Charges Military On Protocols Of Armed Conflicts

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammed, says Nigeria’s military must continue to adhere to the international protocols regulating armed conflicts in all its operations.

Prosecution Closes Case in Onnoghen’s Trail

1 month ago /
Nation 

The prosecution on Thursday closed its case in the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, over assets declaration.

Onnoghen: CCT Chairman Threatens To Jail Journalists

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Danladi Umar, has threatened to imprison journalists who misrepresent the ongoing proceedings in the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

False Asset Declaration: Justice Onnoghen Alleges His Asset Forms Tampered With

1 month ago /
Nation 

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen has told the Code of Conduct Tribunal that the two-asset declaration forms he submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau have been tampered with.  He told the tribunal that the asset form submitted in 2014 and 2016 were mutilated.


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