NJC members reportedly summon emergency meeting over Onnoghen’s removal

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– The suspension of Walter Onnoghen by the FG has prompted the National Judicial Council (NJC) to schedule a meeting in Abuja

– A member of the NJC says the recently suspended Onnoghen would neither attend the meeting nor will Ibrahim Muhammad, who is now the acting the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN)

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has reportedly summoned an emergency meeting over the federal government’s suspension of Walter Onnoghen from the office of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), over alleged non-declaration of assets before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

The Cable, citing a member of the NJC, on Sunday, January 27, reports that the meeting was called by some NJC members in line with its rules and will be held in Abuja by 10am on Monday, January 28.

Meanwhile, detectives of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit investigating the suspended CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, have reportedly uncovered more bank accounts as a result of BVN search.

 

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