BREAKING: SUPREME COURT DECIDES ONNOGHEN’S FATE MAY 17

Written by on February 28, 2019

The Supreme Court has fixed May 17 to deliver judgment on the suit filed by the government of Cross River State seeking to set aside the six-count charge of non declaration of assets against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen.
The suit filed by the Attorney General of Cross River State on behalf of the state government is challenging the suspension and trial of Justice Onnoghen at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
The suit dated January 22, 2019 and marked SC/45/2019 has the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) as defendants.
After taking all the arguments for and against the suit, the seven-man constitutional Panel of Justices of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Bode Rhodes Vivour, accordingly adjourned the case to May 17 for judgment.


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