Suspended CJN, Justice Nkanu Walter Samuel Onnoghen

Code of Conduct Tribunal Resumes suspended CJN’s trial on Monday, 4th of February, 2019.

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has hereby made it known that the resumption of the suspended CJN’s trial will come up on Monday, 4th of February, 2019.

Justice Samuel Onnoghen, who the Federal Government accused of falsely declaring his assets exactly two years after assuming office is currently facing trial.

In a press release yesterday, 31st of January, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal’s Head of Press and Public Relations, Ibraheem Al-Hassan. He wrote:

”The decision was reached today sequel to a correspondent from Code of Conduct Bureau, applying for the resumption of the trial of the case captioned; Application for the resumption of the trial of the case of FRN V. Hon. Justice Onnoghen Nkanu Walter Samuel case No: CCT/ABJ/01/19 addressed to Hon. Chairman Code of Conduct Tribunal, dated 30th January, 2019, jointly signed by Musa Ibrahim Usman (Esq) and Fatima Danjuma Ali (Esq).

The request reads in part; “The above subject refers. This case came up for the hearing of a preliminary objection to the jurisdiction of the Tribunal on the 28th of January, 2019 but the Tribunal could not proceed due to the pendency of the case at the Court of Appeal.

“However, in the wake of this afternoon, 30th January, 2019 the Court of Appeal has thrown out the appeal.

“Consequently on the above, we urge the Honourable Tribunal to give us a date for resumption of the trial subject to the convenience of the Tribunal, Most obliged my Lord.



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