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Troubled Nigeria : Why I suspended CJN Onnoghen – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday announced the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, citing an order from the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

Mr Buhari also announced the appointment of the next most senior judge at the Supreme Court, Tanko Mohammed, as the new acting CJN.

In his speech announcing the suspension, Mr Buhari made reference to false assets declaration charges against the chief justice.

“Although the allegations in the petition are grievous enough in themselves, the security agencies have since then traced other suspicious transactions running into millions of dollars to the CJN’s personal accounts, all undeclared or improperly declared as required by law,” the president said.

 

– Premium Times

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