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CJN Panel Report Indicts Anti-Graft Agencies, Politicians, Lawyers Over Delays In Trial Of Corruption Cases[Full Report Inside]

By   /  May 21, 2018  /  Reports  /  No Comments

The Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) inaugurated by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen to investigate the causes of delays in the determination of corruption cases in the country has, submitted its interim report, to the National Judicial Council (NJC) where it identified what is responsible for the delays […]

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CJN’s Assertion On Sanctioning of Judges Who Prolongs Court Cases Unnecessarily Should Start From The Supreme Court-Musa Lar

By   /  March 22, 2018  /  Commentary / Interviews  /  No Comments

 In this interview with Musa Lar, an APC Stakeholder in Bauchi, he speaks on the recent pronouncement by the Chief Justice of the Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen to sanction judges that delay court cases. The Excerpts Just few days ago, the CJN made statement over the prolonging of cases in Nigeria’s courts and it is […]

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Justice Walter Onnoghen Confirmed As Chief Justice of Nigeria By Senate

By   /  March 1, 2017  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. Onnoghen was confirmed after he was screened by the Senate for about 1 hour 15 minutes. While he was being screened, the lawmakers raised questions which centers on the independence of the judiciary, judicial reforms, corruption in the Judiciary, […]

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Senate To Confirm Walter Onnoghen As CJN Wednesday

By   /  February 28, 2017  /  General News  /  No Comments

THE Senate will tomorrow, Wednesday screen and subsequently confirm Justice Walter Onnoghe as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN. Justice Onnoghen Senate President Bukola Saraki who disclosed this Tuesday during plenary, said that it would take place by 11am. Saraki said, “Confirmation of Onnoghen, Tomorrow Wednesday 1st of March, 2017 at 11am in plenary. […]

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Presidency Moves To Confirm Onnoghen As CJN

By   /  February 3, 2017  /  General News  /  No Comments

From all indications, it appears that President Muhammadu Buhari has now resolved to appoint Justice Walter Onnoghen as the substantive chief justice of Nigeria. Since Justice Onnoghen was sworn in by President Buhari as the acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN) on November 12, 2016, there has been concern over whether Onnoghen would become substantive […]

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Appointment Of CJN: A Plea For Caution-CJN

By   /  February 2, 2017  /  Press Releases  /  No Comments

The Honourable Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, His Lordship, the Hon. Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, CFR, FNJI, wishes to appeal to Nigerians to allow Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, a free hand to perform his constitutional duties concerning the appointment of a substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. Honourable Justice Onnoghen believes the president does […]

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Col Umar To Senate: Resist Buhari’s Ploy To Deny Southerner Position Of CJN

By   /  February 2, 2017  /  Politics  /  No Comments

Former Military Governor of Kaduna state, Col. Abubakar Umar (rtd) has enjoined the Senate not to confirm any other nominee that may be forwarded by the Presidency as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN. Justice Walter Onnoghen was appointed acting CJN in November 2016. However, President Muhammadu Buhari, despite criticisms from prominent Nigerians has refused […]

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Breaking: Buhari Swears In Onnoghen As Acting CJN

By   /  November 10, 2016  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

At last a new Chief Justice of the federation has emerged, he is Justice Walter Onnoghen, his emergence followed  the retirement of Justice Mahmud. The inauguration ceremony of the Cross River born judge took place today at the council chamber of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja, and was witnessed by top officials of […]

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Buhari To Appoint An Acting CJN Today

By   /  November 10, 2016  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

The uncertainty surrounding succession to the office of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) has persisted even as the Presidency said Wednesday that an acting CJN would be sworn in today by President Muhammadu Buhari, THISDAY is reporting. The president’s failure to appoint a replacement for Justice Mahmud Mohammed, whose tenure lapsed 12 midnight wednesday, […]

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CJN’s Pronouncement, Turning Point in Fight Against Corruption – Minister

By   /  March 16, 2016  /  General News  /  No Comments

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the Chief Justice of Nigeria’s recent directive on the need to strictly administer the provisions of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act as the turning point in the country’s fight against corruption. The Minister, who made the remarks in Abuja on Wednesday while receiving […]

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