Court Grants Onnoghen Bail
The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has pleaded not guilty to the six-count charge of non-declaration of assets at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja.
Naija News learnt that he was immediately granted bail on self-recognition by the tribunal following a short oral application by the defence counsel, Chris Uche (SAN).
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Justice Walter Onnoghen had earlier pleaded not guilty to the six-count charge on the non-asset declaration and operating a foreign account.
At the last adjourned date, chairman of the CCT, Danladi Umar had, issued a bench warrant on Justice Walter Onnoghen, directing the IGP and DG of the DSS to arrest and produce him before the Tribunal.
The Tribunal has adjourned to 11th March 2019 for hearing of all pending application.