Thursday, April 18, 2019

Just In: CCT Convicts Onnoghen, Sacks Him As CJN

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Thursday said suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen is guilty of asset fraud.

Tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar, in his judgment, ordered the immediate removal of Onnoghen from office as the CJN.

The CCT stripped Onnoghen of all offices earlier occupied, such as the Chairman of the National Judicial Council and also the chairmanship of the Federal Judicial Service Commission.

In the judgment, Onnoghen, will forfeit the five accounts which he failed to declare as part of his assets.

The Danladi ordered the forfeiture of the money in the five accounts which Onnoghen allegedly failed to declare to the Federal Government.