THE REMOVAL OF CJN: Law as reproduced verbatim from the constitution

The law as reproduced verbatim from the constitution. The New Acting CJN Swearing In, Buhari Gives Speech The controversial suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to elicit mixed reactions. In removing Mr Onnoghen, Mr Buhari claimed he acted based on a Code of Conduct Tribunal order. Many Nigerians, however, believe the president has no such powers to remove a Chief Justice of Nigeria from office. Section 292 of the Nigerian constitution deals with the removal of some public officials including the…

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NEW ACTING CJN SWEARING IN: Buhari gives Speech

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeira (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, pending the completion of his trial at the Code of Condcut Tribunal. President Buhari announced the suspension at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja today. He said the suspension followed the order of the CCT directing him to suspend Onnoghen, pending the completion of his trial. The President has swore in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the acting CJN. Mohammed who hails from Bauchi state is the most senior justice of the Supreme Court.…

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