Tag Archives: Justice Walter Onnoghen

President Buhari Accepts Onnoghen’s Retirement, Appoints Five New Justices Of The Supreme Court

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement from service of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, effective from May 28, 2019 and has also appointed five new supreme court Justices.  A statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this in Abuja on Sunday. The…

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Buhari Has Power To Suspend Or Remove CJN – Acting CJN, Tanko Muhammad

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has said the first citizen of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, as the appointor of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, has the power to remove or suspend any person occupying the office. Muhammad stated this in defence of Buhari’s suspension of the erstwhile CJN, Justice Walter…

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Lawyers Who Are Desperate For The Rank OF SAN Lands In Police Net For Investigation

The war against corruption has received a boost in the judiciary as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, disclosed that the Legal Practitioners and Privileges Committee (LPPC) has handed some lawyers who forged court judgment in their desperation to get the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) to the police…

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Remains Of Ex-CJN, Dahiru Musdapher Received By CJN Justice Walter Onnoghen

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has received the remains of former CJN, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Thursday. The late Justice Musdapher, who is 75 years died in a hospital in London in the early hours of Tuesday. He served as…

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