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Onnoghen Finally Shows Up For CCT Trial

Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Walter Onnoghen, today showed up at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for his arraignment.

Onnoghen arrived around 9:40am in a convoy of about six vehicles.

The CCT had on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant to compel Onnoghen to come to the Tribunal today after he failed to show up for previous hearings.

The Tribunal in issuing the warrant hafd asked the Inspector General of Police and other law enforcement agencies to arrest him and bring him to the Tribunal.

Tribunal chairman, Danladi Umar had asserted that for any objection to the charge to be taken, it must be after the plea of the defendant has been taken.

 

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