Friday, August 2, 2019

Tag "Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT)"

    CCT fixes May 22 for arraignment of Bayesla speaker

CCT fixes May 22 for arraignment of Bayesla speaker

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) says Kombowei Benson, the speaker of Bayelsa house of assembly, and four other serving and former staff of the assembly will be arraigned in the court on May 22.Ibraheem Al-Hassan, the tribunal’s head, press and public relations disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday in Abuja.Those to be charged alongside [...]

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    CCT dismisses Onnoghen’s application challenging its jurisdiction

CCT dismisses Onnoghen’s application challenging its jurisdiction

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) says it has jurisdiction to try Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).Danladi Umar, CCT chairman, gave the ruling on Thursday, saying Onnoghen is not being charged as a judicial officer but a public officer.He also refused to recuse himself from the case."Without the chairman there is no CCT," he ruled.The suspended CJN had earlier [...]

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    Onnoghen loses ‘no-case’ submission

Onnoghen loses ‘no-case’ submission

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has dismissed a no-case application brought before it by Walter Onnoghen, the suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).The suspended CJN had earlier on Friday asked that the charges of false asset declaration against him should be dismissed.The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) did not to follow its standard operations procedure in raising the charges, [...]

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    Onnoghen appears at CCT as trial continues

Onnoghen appears at CCT as trial continues

Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), appeared before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Monday as his trial resumed.The federal government is prosecuting Onnoghen over alleged failure to declare his assets, between June 2005 and December 2016, as prescribed by the law.He had pleaded not guilty to a six-count charge filed against him by the Code of [...]

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    Ben Nwabueze on Onnoghen: Buhari must resign for bringing this mess on us

Ben Nwabueze on Onnoghen: Buhari must resign for bringing this mess on us

Ben Nwabueze, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has called for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).He also asked Abubakar Malami, attorney general of the federation, and Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), to step down over the issue.In a statement on Thursday, the elder [...]

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    Report: More trouble for Onnoghen as suspicious transactions traced to his accounts

Report: More trouble for Onnoghen as suspicious transactions traced to his accounts

Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), may have more trouble coming his way as detectives have allegedly traced suspicious transactions to his accounts.According to The Nation, the transactions include a $800,000 Standard Chartered Bank investment subscription, $630,000 lodged in some of the accounts through what is described as "structured payments" in tranches of $10,000 each.Most of the lodgments, effected [...]

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    Onnoghen absent as CCT trial resumes

Onnoghen absent as CCT trial resumes

Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), was absent as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) resumed his trial in Abuja on Tuesday.Onnoghen is being tried for alleged false declaration of assets.He was absent when the proceedings commenced last week but his counsel argued he had not been served summons to appear in court.He was subsequently served summons days after, [...]

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    CCB witness: Saraki earned N254,000 as governor

CCB witness: Saraki earned N254,000 as governor

‎Samuel Madojemu, head of investigation Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), on Thursday said Senate President Bukola Saraki earned N254,412.25 as governor.Saraki was governor of Kwara between 2003 and 2011.Madojemu, who is the head, intelligence unit of the CCB, said this wile being led in evidence by Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), the prosecution counsel, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).He said [...]

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    I won’t withdraw from your case, CCT judge tells Saraki

I won’t withdraw from your case, CCT judge tells Saraki

Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), has ruled that he will not withdraw from the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki.Saraki had asked Umar to withdraw from his trial on the grounds that he was biased.The senate president, through his counsel, Kanu Agabi (SAN), had said that he had no ‎faith in the tribunal to give [...]

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