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Justice Bulkachuwa withdraws from presiding over Presidential Election Tribunal

The President of the Court of Appeal and chairman, Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Hon. Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa has withdrawn from presiding over the panel. The PDP and its candidate in the last presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, had in the last sitting asked Justice Bulkachuwa to withdraw from the five-member panel of the Presidential

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Onnoghen’s resignation: Buhari is vindicated- APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said on Friday that the resignation of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen has vindicated the action of the President and the stand of the party who earlier called for his resignation. Justice Onnoghen’s resignation is coming few hours after the National Judicial Council reportedly recommended to

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FG Closes Case of Non-asset Declaration against Onnoghen

The federal government has closed its case of non-asset declaration charges against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen. Onnoghen is being prosecuted by the federal government on a six-count charge over alleged failure to disclose some of his assets in his Asset Declaration forms submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau

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Onnoghen: CCT summons Standard Chartered Bank account officer for questioning

Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Danladi Umar, Monday summoned the standard chartered bank account officer, Ifeoma Okagbue, over the case of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen for questioning. The accounts officer, according to the chairman would appear on the adjournment date scheduled for Thursday, March 21. This development followed the

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NBA to open commercial law centre in Babcock

Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association’s Section of Business School, Mr. Seni Adio (SAN), recently led a six-man delegation to Babcock University to explore the possibility of setting up a centre for commercial legal studies in the school. Adio was received by the President/ Vice Chancellor, Professor Ademola Tayo, and other principal officers of the university. He

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Justice Onnoghen absent from tribunal due to ill-health

Justice Walter Onnoghen, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), on Tuesday failed to appear for proceedings before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, where he is charged with six counts over allegations of fraudulent declaration of assets. Chief Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN), counsel to Onnoghen, who explained his absence to the three-man bench, said the suspended CJN developed

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NBA President re-arraigned, as court orders arrest of four govt officials in Akwa Ibom

Anietie Udobit President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Paul Usoro on Friday appeared before Justice Rilwan Aikawa, of the Federal High Court Lagos, to answer to a 10 count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Meanwhile, the court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest and production in

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