BREAKING NEWS: The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has convicted former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen of breach of Code of Conduct for Public Officers.

Reading the lead judgment, tribunal chairman, Danladi Umar, ordered the immediate removal of Onnoghen from office as the CJN, and barred him from holding public office for the next 10 years.

The Tribunal also stripped him of all offices earlier occupied, and ordered the forfeiture of the five accounts which he failed to declare as part of his assets.

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