At last, Sanwo-Olu reveals what happened to CCTVs at Lekki toll gate before protesters’ massacre

October 22, 2020 Editor 0

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has disclosed that security cameras popularly known as CCTV were never removed before alleged Soldier massacre of #EndSARS protesters. Precisely, the governor said the CCTVs captured the shootings of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate. The governor revealed this during a live programme on ARISE TV on Thursday. He said this when asked why the cameras Read More

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Breaking – Alleged false assets declaration: Judgement day looms for Onnoghen as CCT picks date

April 15, 2019 Editor 0

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, who was charged for a six-count charge of fraudulent declaration of assets will get judgement on Thursday, April 18, 2019, according to the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Chairman of the tribunal, Danladi Umar, made the announcement on Monday at the resumed hearing on the matter. Earlier, there was a little bit Read More

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Despite resignation, Onnoghen can still be tried –Sagay

April 6, 2019 Editor 0

Despite resigning as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen can still be tried for fraudulent practices, chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay has said. Onnoghen is currently standing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over a six-count charge bordering on non-declaration of assets. Also, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had laid Read More

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Breaking: Onnoghen docked, pleads ‘I’m not guilty’

February 15, 2019 Editor 0

Minutes after suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen was compulsorily meant to enter dock, he has pleaded not guilty to charges preferred against him at the Code of Conduct (CCT). Proceedings eventually kicked off by 10.25am, barely one hour after Onnoghen arrived the CCT arena. While the hearing was on, Tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar insisted that Onnghen, Read More

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Breaking: CCT sanctions arrest of Onnoghen

February 13, 2019 Editor 0

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Wednesday issued a bench of warrant for the arrest of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen following his absence in court as ordered at the last sitting. Consequently, the tribunal has asked the Inspector General of Police and the Director-General of the State Security Service (SSS) to arrest and produce Onnoghen Read More

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Breaking: Again, Onnoghen ‘shuns’ CCT, FG beckons arrest warrant on suspended CJN

February 13, 2019 Editor 0

After failing to appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal again, the Prosecuting Counsel, Aliyu Umar (SAN), who stood in for the  Federal Government has beckoned on the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to issue a warrant of arrest against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. The application followed Justice Onnoghen’s failure to appear before the tribunal Read More

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Appear or risk arrest, CCT tells Onnoghen

February 5, 2019 Editor 0

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Monday threatened that a bench warrant may be issued against Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen if he refuses to appear at the next hearing slated for February 13th. Onnoghen did not appear in the three previous sittings when his case came up for mention. Drama ensued when Chairman of CCT Danladi Umar Read More

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I made my dollars, pounds through investment returns, practice – Onnoghen

February 1, 2019 Editor 0

With the controversy around him still raging, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has opened up on deposits in his domiciliary accounts. He said the monies were made from forex trading AGRICODE,   returns from proceeds of his investments into them, and also from his legal practice as a lawyer. Amidst all this, the Code of Conduct Trial adjourned yesterday to resume trial into the CJN’s case on Read More

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Face your trial, Appeal Court tells Onnoghen

January 31, 2019 Editor 0

Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen has suffered yet another setback in his bid to stop his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal over non-declaration of assets. His prayer for a stay of proceedings in the trial was yesterday thrown out by the Abuja Division of  the Court of Appeal.  Onnoghen was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari last Read More

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NJC to Onnoghen, Ag. CJN: Respond to petitions against you in 7 days

January 30, 2019 Editor 0

The National Judicial Council yesterday began the probe of two most senior judicial officers in the country—Justice Samuel Walter Kanu-Onnoghen and Justice Tanko Mohammed over sundry allegations of misconduct levelled against them. Justice Onnoghen is the Chief Justice of Nigeria but presently sent on suspension by President Muhammadu Buhari on the order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal sitting in Read More

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Breaking: CCT adjourns Onnoghen’s trial indefinitely

January 28, 2019 Editor 0

Latest information from the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) indicates that the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen on the non-assets declaration charge by the Federal Government has been adjourned indefinitely. The Mr. Danladi Umar-led tribunal said its decision to suspend Justice Onnoghen’s trial was based on the order of the Court of Appeal in Abuja. “In Read More

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SERAP talks tough, urges Onnoghen to quit

January 27, 2019 Editor 0

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has asked the National Judicial Council (NJC) to immediately take over from the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) the false asset declaration case of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. According to SERAP, the take over will be with a view to setting up a committee to investigate the allegations Read More

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Appeal Court to CCT: Suspend Onnoghen’s trial

January 25, 2019 Editor 0

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has ordered the Code of Conduct Tribunal to stay further proceedings on the six-count charge preferred against the Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen by the federal government. The appellate court also ordered the Danladi Umar-led tribunal to temporarily hands-off the matter till January 30, a date it fixed to deliver ruling on Read More

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Again, Onnoghen may ignore CCT summon

January 21, 2019 Editor 0

There are strong indications that the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, will not honour the summon issued on him by the federal government for his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, over alleged false asset declaration. The likely non-appearance, according to Blueprint findings, is in compliance with two separate orders of the Federal High Court which Read More

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Intrigues, reactions over Onnoghen’s CCT trial

January 15, 2019 Editor 0

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has stopped move by the federal government to drag the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal over alleged non-declaration of assets. In her ruling, Justice Evelyn Maha restrained the federal government from going ahead with the planned arraignment, following two ex-parte applications that were moved by Read More

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CCT sits in Bauchi, tries 55 politicians, others

April 25, 2018 Blueprint 0

Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) yesterday began sitting in Bauchi to try 55 defaulters that had violated various provisions of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act. In his brief remarks, Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar, said the tribunal was sitting in Bauchi state for the first time. He promised that all cases would be treated dispassionately Read More

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At last, EFCC files fraud charges against CCT Chairman,Danladi Umar

February 2, 2018 Blueprint 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has filed fraud charges against the Chairman of Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Danladi Yakubu Umar. According to the suit filed at the High Court of FCT, Abuja by Festus Keyamo for EFCC, Umar is accused of asking for  the sum of N10m from one Rasheed Owolabi Taiwo so that  he will be Read More

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CCT: APC youths celebrate Saraki’s Court of Appeal victory 

December 14, 2017 Blueprint 0

…Says allegations fictitious A registered youths organisation on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Youth Connect, has commended the Court of Appeal over the decision not to uphold the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on 15 count charges against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. While commending the judiciary, the youth group described Read More