JUST IN: More trouble for Onnoghen as Appeal Court dismisses his suit

Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal on Friday dismissed the suit filed by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, challenging his suspension.

Onnoghen had instituted the suit challenging the jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in prosecuting him.

Chairman of the tribunal, Danladi Umar, had ordered Onnoghen to step aside pending the ruling of his case.

President Muhammadu Buhari subsequently acted on Umar’s order to suspend the former CJN, necessitating challenge of his suspension.

More to follow……….