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NJC Removes Onnoghen’s Name From Membership List

Walter Onnoghen (Photo: Punch newspaper)

Following the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal on the sacked Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Onnoghen’s name has been removed from the list of members of the National Judicial Council (NJC), on its official website.

His name and image has been replaced with the name of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad.

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In response to President Buhari’s request, the Nigeria Judicial Council (NJC), has approved the extension of the appointment of the Acting Chief Justice, Muhammad Tanko, for another three months.

Recalling, Onnoghen and Muhammade were earlier suspended as members of Nigeria Judicial Council, pending the hearing of the various petitions against them.

The council however found on wrongdoing by Justice Muhammad and recommended him as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria after

 

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