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Breaking! Onnoghen banned from holding public office for 10 years as CCT pronounces him guilty as charged

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BREAKING! ONNOGHEN BANNED FROM HOLDING PUBLIC OFFICE FOR 10 YEARS AS CCT PRONOUNCES HIM GUILTY AS CHARGED

Blackbox Nigeria reports that moments ago, the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has found Justice Walter Onnoghen guilty of assets declaration offences.

 

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The Justice Danladi Umar-led tribunal found him guilty of failing to declare five bank accounts listed on the charge sheet during its ruling today, Thursday, April 18, 2019.

 

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The tribunal removed him as the Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the National Judicial Council (NJC) and banned him from holding public office in the country for the next 10 years.

 

 

Monies found in his bank accounts were also confiscated and forfeited to the Federal Government.

 

 

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Recall that BlackBox Nigeria had earlier reported that Onnoghen was facing six charges of non and fraudulent declaration of assets relating to his failure to declare a series of bank accounts, denominated in local and foreign currencies, as required by law.

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