Category Archives: Breaking

Just In: Suspended CJN Onnoghen Finally Breaks Silence

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari last Friday, has debunked the rumour gaining traction online on Monday that he has resigned. Onnoghen, whom President Muhammadu Buhari replaced with the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Tanko Mohammed, as Acting CJN, debunked the rumour…

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Onnoghen: Details Of NEC Meeting Emerges As NBA Embarks On Boycott Of Courts

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has announced plans to embark on a two-day boycott of courts following the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. The decision was taken after the just concluded NEC meeting over controversies surrounding suspension of Onnoghen. The statement read: “The NBA-NEC Emergency meeting which was held today, the 28th…

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Just In: Protesters Storm NBA Secretariat Over CJN Onnoghen’s Suspension

Protesters have invaded the national secretariat of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, over President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, NJC. The protesters are members of the National Interest Defenders and Lawyers in Defense of Democracy. President Muhammadu Buhari suspended Onnoghen and swore-in Justice Tanko Muhammed as replacement on…

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Newspaper Headlines Of The Day

The curious case of the CBN’s long stand N306/$ rate(Business day Front-page) CJN onnoghen’s suspension, the big fight(Daily sun Front-page) NJC meets today without Onnoghen, Mohammed (Guardian Front-page) Onnoghen to challenge suspension in court(The Punch Front-page) For more on News, follow us on Instagram & Twitter @OnoBello | Facebook: OnoBello Magazine. Have a story to…

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New CJN Tanko Appoints Dead And Retired Judges Into Election Tribunal

The names of about ten dead and retired judges appeared among the recently sworn-in 250 election tribunal members. Lawyers in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, told Daily Independent about the inclusion of dead and retired judges in the list. According to the newspaper, the group of concerned lawyers who declined being identified, faulted the…

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Just In: Police Seal Off CJN Onnoghen’s Office, Eject Administrative Staff

The Nigerian police force has reportedly stormed Walter Onnoghen’s office, sealing the place off and ejecting staff.  According to Punch Metro, sources at the Supreme Court have confirmed that 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…

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APC Removes Okorocha As Imo Campaign Co-ordinator

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has removed the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, as the state coordinator of the party’s campaign council. The decision followed the recommendation of the disciplinary committee set up by the Imo APC over allegations of anti-party activities levelled against the governor and others. The committee chaired…

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Read President Buhari’s Speech During The Swearing-In Of New Acting CJN Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday swore in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) after the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen, following an order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on January 23rd. The new CJN was conveyed to the Presidential Villa at about 4:30pm in a black Mercedes Benz C240 with number plate…

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Buhari Suspends Onnoghen, Swears In Mohammed As Acting CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeira (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, until the concluson of his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Consequently, the president swore in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the acting CJN. Mohammed who hails from Bauchi State is the next most senior justice of…

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