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CCT Trial: Onnoghen maintains innocence as FG demands conviction

The Federal Government is seeking a jail sentence for the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen in his ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

But Onnoghen who is accused of failing to declare his assets immediately after assuming office is pleading with the tribunal to set him free.

The charges against him, he says, are “inherently defective” and unconstitutional.

The positions of the two parties are contained in the final addresses of their counsel submitted to the tribunal.

Read more: Nation, April 14, 2019

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