The Chairman of the Code of Conduct of Tribunal, Danladi Umar, has threatened to imprison journalists who misrepresent proceedings on the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, who is being prosecuted on alleged charges of false and non-declaration of assets.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, has ordered key security agencies in the country to arrest the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, and produce him for trial on Friday.
Proceedings at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, in the case against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen has been brought to an abrupt end to allow temper to seamer in view of the hot exchanges between tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar and lead counsel for the defence, Adegboyega Awomolo SAN.
The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, on Monday adjourned the trial of Justice Walter Onnoghen, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, indefinitely, pending the determination of an interlocutory appeal against the decision of the tribunal.
The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Thursday, ordered the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, to stay further proceedings on the six count charge the Federal Government preferred against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
The judge said Mr Owolabi in his petition to the EFCC and the investigation of the CCT boss may have humiliated the CCT Boss to the extent that he would have bias mind against the accuser who is standing trial before him.
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