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15012019 - Onnoghen to CCT: You cant try me

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15012019 - Onnoghen to CCT: You cant try me

Adamu Mohammed new IGP? 8 Nigeria’s rising debt profile worrisome — NECA 9 INEC releases poll guidelines, bans collation officers from making calls M-Belt Forum raises alarm over renewed killings 8 9 We see pre-election stability, post-election slowdown — Financial experts 19 ** VOL. 26: NO. 63722 TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2019 ASSET DECLARATION CHARGE: Onnoghen to CCT: You can't try me •Declines to appear for trial; court stops his arraignment •CCT shifts arraignment to January 22, orders fresh service of charge •Lawyers down tools in Cross River •CJN Onnoghen must face trial – APC •Onnoghen’s ordeal shows Buhari, APC are desperate— PDP LAWYERS FOR ONNOGHEN By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Omeiza Ajayi, Dirisu Yakubu & Ike Uchechukwu ABUJA – The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, said the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, has no right to try him over false assets declaration charge by the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB. This came as a Federal High Court, also sitting in Abuja, halted the federal government’s plan to dock the CJN who refused to appear before the CCT. CJN challenges CCT’s Continues on Page 5 Lassa Fever outbreak hits all-time high in 2018 — NCDC 9 Naira up at N360/$ in parallel market 41 Mr & Mrs From left: Chief Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN, Yusufu Ali. SAN, Chief Chris Uche, SAN, Chief Kanu Agabi, SAN, and others standing in for the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, yesterday. Photo: Gbemiga Olamikan. LAUTECH bans 55 11 students over Hijab use Buhari, Atiku campaign teams in sharp exchange over power shift 8 ALLEGED N702M FRAUD: Okupe docked, granted N100m bail See COLUMNISTS ODUMAKIN 17 TENIOLA 18 MAILAFIA 32 6 Inside C M Y

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