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You Have 7 Days! National Judicial Council Queries Walter Onnoghen And Tanko Muhammad

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The National Judicial Council (NJC) rose from its emergency meeting a moment ago with a decision to allow suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and the acting CJN, Justices Walter Onnoghen and Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad seven days to respond to petitions pending against them.The petition against Onnoghen relates to the allegation of violation of the code of conduct for public officers in relation to his alleged failure to declare his assets. The petition against Muhammad relates to his alleged misconduct in allowing himself to be sworn-in in manner that breach existing law and tradition. The NJC also Elected to refer the petition against the CCT Chairman, Danladi Yakubu Umar to the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC). NJC adjourned to reconvene on February, 11 this year.Photo Credit: Getty

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