More details on the rejection of a motion filed by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen by the court of Appeal have been revealed.
It was gathered that the Court of Appeal in Abuja rejected the request of Onnoghen to stay proceedings in the charge pending against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
A three-man panel, led by Justice Abdul Aboki, in a ruling, dismissed the application Onnoghen filed to that effect.
The court said, in view of the provision of Section 306 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), it lacked the power to stay proceedings in criminal cases.
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