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Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, said he would ensure the independence of the judiciary to check the rate of corruption in the country.
The Nigerian Senate has finally confirmed the appointment of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the substantive chief justice of Nigeria after a confirmation screening.
Acting chief justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen will know if he will become the substantive one on Wednesday, March 1 when Senate will hold confirmation hearing
National Judicial Council forwarded its resolution to acting President Osibanjo where the council re-nominated Justice Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of NJC.
President Buhari, who is away has asked acting President Yemi Osinbajo to forward Walter Onnoghen name to the Senate for confirmation as the substantive CJN.
Cross River State Elders Forum has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
Onnoghen is said to have been cleared of all allegations impeding his appointment and the Presidency may send his name to the Senate for confirmation soon.
Sadly the truth is that the majority of southern leaders and politicians in Nigeria have already been enslaved by the north in body, mind, spirit and soul.
President Muhammadu Buhari has resolved to appoint Justice Walter Onnoghen as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) after much pressure from the public
Justice Walter Onnoghen has pleaded with Nigerians not to force President Muhammadu Buhari into confirming his appointment as the full holder of the position.
The Cross River caucus in the National Assembly has alleged that the confirmation of Justice Onnoghen as CJN was being stalled by ethnic considerations.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has dragged the president, the vice-president and others to court over Justice Walter Onnoghen
The Buhari administration claims the delay is occasioned by the investigation of some justices of the Supreme Court, but it should not take eternity.
Acting CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen now has till February 10, 2017 to get his appointment validated by the National Assembly or be removed from office.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walters Onnoghen has charged justices to resist blackmail especially after the DSS raid on some judges.
Fayose, a critic of the Buhari-led administration said there was the possibility of preventing Onnoghen from becoming the substantive CJN.