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BREAKING News: More Trouble For Onnoghen As NJC Issues Him Fresh Query Over EFCC's Petition

Posted by Thandiubani on Mon 11th Feb, 2019 - tori.ng

The embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen might yet be in more serious trouble following fresh query issued him by NJC.

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It is more trouble for the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as the National Judicial Council, NJC, on Monday, ordered him to respond to a fresh petition the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, lodged against him, Vanguard has reported.
 
The suspended CJN was handed seven days to respond to allegations the EFCC raised against him.
 
The Council, which took the decision at the end of its emergency meeting in Abuja, further constituted a Preliminary Complaints Assessment Committee, to consider responses to both Onnoghen and the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, to various petitions against them.
 
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The NJC said it would reconvene on Wednesday to take a final decision on the fate of Justices Onnoghen and Muhammad.
 
More details soon.



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