BREAKING: CCT convicts Onnoghen, sacks him as CJN

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The Code of Conduct Tribunal has convicted the former Chief Justice of Nigeria , Justice Walter Onnoghen of breach of Code of Conduct for Public Officers.

Reading the lead judgment , the tribunal chairman , Danladi Umar, ordered the immediate removal of Onnoghen from office as the CJN .

The Tribunal also stripped him of all offices earlier occupied , such as the Chairman of the National Judicial Council and also the chairmanship of the Federal Judicial Service Commission .

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The tribunal also ordered the forfeiture of the five accounts which defendant failed to declare as part of his assets .

The tribunal also ordered the forfeiture of the money in the five accounts which Onnoghen allegedly failed to declare to the Federal Government .

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