1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Malami asks INEC to postpone elections in Zamfara – TheCable

    Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone elections in Zamfara state because of litigation. In a letter dated February 13, 2019, Malami said he was acting based on a petition from a law firm claiming that...
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    Politics Onnoghen absent as CCT adjourns his trial till Feb 13 - The Cable

    The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has adjourned the case against Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), till February 13. The adjournment was sequel to the application of Adeboyega Awomolo, counsel to Onnoghen. The ex-CJN was absent at the tribunal like he was on previous...
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    Metro Court of Appeal dismisses motion filed by Onnoghen, says he must face trial -VANGUARD NEWS

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, seeking stay of execution on his ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The court in its ruling Wednesday morning, said the charges against Onnoghen are...
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    Politics Police seal off CJN Onnoghen’s office, eject administrative staff - punch newspaper

    The police have early Monday sealed off the office of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari, last Friday, sources at the Supreme Court have informed The PUNCH. Read more
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    Metro US kicks over Onnoghen’s suspension | TheCable

    The United States has reacted to the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as chief justice of Nigeria (CJN). President Muhammadu Buhari suspended Onnoghen on Friday, citing an order from the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). https://www.thecable.ng/breaking-us-kicks-over-onnoghens-suspension/amp
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    Politics BREAKING: Acting CJN swears in election tribunal - The cable

    Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria (CHN), has sworn in 250 members of the 2019 election petition tribunal panel. This is his first official assignment since he took over from Walter Onnoghen who was suspended over allegation of false declaration of assets https://t.co/1UEpi1KG21
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    Politics PROFILE: What You Need To Know About Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, new Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

    Below is the profile of Justice Muhammad as published on the website of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. About Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad CFR Hon. Mr Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, CFR was born on the 31st December 1953. He hails from Doguwa, Giade Local Government of Bauchi State. He attended...
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    Politics Does President Buhari have the constitutional right to suspend justice Walter Onnoghen?

    The controversial suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to elicit mixed reactions. questions have been raised on whether its within his right as president? some have go In removing Mr Onnoghen, Mr Buhari claimed he acted based...
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    Politics Breaking: Buhari suspends CJN - VANGUARD NEWS

    President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended Nigeria’s chief justice, Walter Onnoghen, and has appointed Mr. Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed as acting CJN The suspension was revealed by Bashir Ahmad, president Buhari’s aide on new media. According to the presidential aide, speaking via his twitter handle on...
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    Politics Buhari Not Aware of Allegations Against CJN, Onnoghen Until Saturday – Osinbajo – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Buhari Not Aware of Allegations Against CJN, Onnoghen Until Saturday – Osinbajo By Joseph Erunke ABUJA–Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has absolved his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari of pre-arranging the trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct...
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    Politics I feel very sad, says Osinbajo on Onnoghen trial – TheCable

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari did not know about plan to arraign Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), until Saturday evening. Osinbajo said this on Wednesday while speaking at the third Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN) conference in...
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    Metro Breaking: CJN Onnoghen shuns CCT - Vanguard Newspaper

    The Federal Government has employed the services of a former Commissioner of Justice in Kano State, Alhaji Aliyu Umar, to head the team to prosecute the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, over his alleged refusal to declare his assets. Read more at...
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    Metro ANALYSIS: Reviewing the correctness of filing charges against CJN Onnoghen – Premium Times Nigeria

    THE CHARGE AND PLANNED ARRAIGNMENT OF THE HON. CHIEF JUSTICE WALTER ONOGHEN BEFORE THE CODE OF CONDUCT TRIBUNAL Our attention has been drawn to the trending news that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onoghen, has been charged before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Read more via Premium...
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    Metro Justice Onnoghen: Over 150 senior advocates to defend CJN at CCT on Monday – Daily Post Nigeria

    No fewer than 150 Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, have volunteered to defend the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, on Monday. Justice Onnoghen will appear before the Justice Danladi Yakubu led-Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT on Monday. The Federal ... Read...
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    Politics Attempt To Remove CJN: A Move Pregnant With Negative Meaning – Atiku – P.M.EXPRESS

    The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said that purported attempt by the present administration is a move pregnant with negative meaning. In a statement credited to him, Atiku Abubakar said, “I have received the news of the...
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    Metro EXCLUSIVE: The full corruption charges against Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Code of Conduct Bureau has slammed corruption charges against the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, court documents showed. Walter Onnoghen became the Chief Justice in March 2017, less than six months after the homes of several Read more via Premium Times...
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    Metro Federal High Court Reshuffles Judges To Clear Corruption Cases

    The acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati, has redeployed 10 judges of the Federal High Court to different divisions of the court across the country. The affected judges, according to a circular by the court, are to leave the divisions where they currently sit and...
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    Politics Nigeria: Walter Onnoghen Cleared to Become CJN

    Walter Onnoghen has been cleared to become the Chief Justice of Nigeria, The Nation reports. He currently is in acting capacity and is waiting for President Muhammadu Buhari to nominate him for the position to the senate for confirmation. His nomination had been delayed because he was being...
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    Politics Amaechi Cries Out, They Have “Heavily-Funded Plot” To Bring Me Down

    Minister of Transportation Chibuike Amaechi described the latest allegation by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta as a lie and part of a “heavily-funded plot” to bring him down. The minister, a former Rivers State governor, in a statement by his media office, said: “Justice Ngwuta’s allegation as it...
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    Politics Asset Declaration: Supreme Court Decides Saraki's Fate Feb 5

    The ‎‎Supreme Court, today, fixed February 5, 2016 to determine ‎the appeal seeking to quash the 13-count criminal charge that the Federal Government preferred against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki before the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCT. A seven-man panel of Justices of the apex...