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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by chloride6: 5:54pm On Feb 12
Funke!!!

Falana must hear this grin grin grin grin grin

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by LiveByNight: 5:54pm On Feb 12
912:


The generic gif and what typed don't go together. stop using the same gif over and over


E dey pain you

Buhari is gone like 1 naira coins

Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by sterling01(m): 5:55pm On Feb 12
Good one there...
Now we know how this will pan out

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by Friend01(m): 5:56pm On Feb 12
This Onnoghen case should dealt with swiftly without delays.
I don't like if matters like this drag for too long because we have this bad habit in us that always tells us to 'move on' when there's a serious matter that requires our attention.


Onnoghen to me, should respectfully resign.
He knows there is no way he can prove his innocence.
He did not forget to dump such huge sums of money in his account , but forgot to declare it.
What a good excuse.

And some people with their hippopotamus reasoning will come here to defend him because he is from their region(I am also a Southerner) and it also involves a man they love to hate-Buhari .

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by homealone00: 5:57pm On Feb 12
Na only corruption PDPIGZ understand. grin grin grin

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by rusher14: 5:59pm On Feb 12
Oildichotomy:


Our laws are quite flawed to be honest and the fact that the executive will deliberately look for loopholes in the laws to exploit is more worrisome, I will understand if a random lawyer fighting for his pocket did this but what do I know

I often wonder with Nigerians.

You are more concerned about the law than the infraction.

A justice has displayed a lack of honesty and candour.

It is evident he has sold justice. This does not bother you.

What you are more concerned about is how the politics might play out.

As a common man, don't you think it is better for public officers to be shamed when they are evidently corrupt?

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by blowjob: 6:01pm On Feb 12
SAI BUHARI

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by Oricha79: 6:02pm On Feb 12
Na now day break abi?

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by michoim(m): 6:03pm On Feb 12
Na soo
Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by drlateef: 6:04pm On Feb 12
sleemfesh:


Anyone still seeing this as a PDP APC thing is brain dead. This is about the very heart of how the system of a state works: rule of law.

It is not upheld today, it will be a disaster tomorrow as it enters as precedence.




This is what Saraki and his co-thieves in PDP have failed to address as the arm of government that can amend the constitution. Instead of that, they were busy waiting for their bribe from Buhari to pass the budget.

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by 912(m): 6:05pm On Feb 12
LiveByNight:
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E dey pain you

Buhari is gone like 1 naira coins


Yes with empty stadium I agree grin chai lwkmd nothing worse than self-deceit

See your leader waving to spirits lmao
https://www.nairaland.com/5019069/pic-atiku-waving-empty-stands#75663950

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by Wallade(m): 6:07pm On Feb 12
The fact that the CCT and CCB are products of the executive government and has no judges simply means the CCT can not convict any one effectively. It is not established by the judiciary and neither does it report to the judiciary.

Then it could not prosecute the CJN or any judge as the case may be. It could not even prosecute the Senate president. The Judiciary and National Assembly activities are beyond CCT's jurisdiction.

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by jaxxy(m): 6:07pm On Feb 12
Makes no sense so that’s why buharis men are being shielded from scrutiny of their assets declaration form to the senate extent of disregarding the law and constitution. Makes perfect sense now.
Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by LiveByNight: 6:09pm On Feb 12
912:

Yes with empty stadium I agree grin chai lwkmd nothing worse than self-deceit


Why are you trying so hard to convince me that all the early pictures you posted are legit?

Olodo

Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by Iziquiel(m): 6:10pm On Feb 12
Oildichotomy:


Our laws are quite flawed to be honest and the fact that the executive will deliberately look for loopholes in the laws to exploit is more worrisome, I will understand if a random lawyer fighting for his pocket did this but what do I know
You know nothing..

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by Deepthoughts: 6:12pm On Feb 12
GOATandYAMtheory:
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) said on Tuesday that it agreed with the argument by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal ( CCT ), Danladi Uma that he and his tribunal were not answerable to the Judiciary, but the Presidency.

NBA, in a statement issued on Tuesday by its President, Paul Usoro (SAN), said Umar was correct in that argument, but contended that the fact that the CCT was under the control of the Executive informs the urgent need to discontinue charge of breach of code of conduct pending against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen before the CCT.

It said: “the Chairman of the CCT, Hon. Danladi Umar, in his response to a petition that was written against him and which was forwarded to him by the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC) states emphatically that he and his tribunal are answerable and report only to the Presidency, by law and practice. He is absolutely correct.

“An insistence, in the circumstance, on the CJN, the head of an independent arm of the FGN, standing trial before a tribunal that is under the Presidency and is answerable only to the Presidency, mocks the concept of and completely erodes the independence of the judiciary and the constitutional separation that should exist between the three arms of the FGN.

“It is precisely for this reason that our Constitution created the NJC and we are pleased that the FGN has warmed up to the utilization of that due process, as illustrated by the submission of the EFCC petition to the council.”

NBA’s new intervention in the case is coming a day before the resumption of proceedings in the case before the CCT.

The Chairman of the CCT, Danladi Umar had, at the last proceedings on February 4 this year, insisted that Onnoghen must appear before the tribunal in person before any further businesses could be conducted in the charge pending against him (Onnoghen).

Umar gave the directive shortly before agreeing to the request by parties for adjournment to February 13.

He said: “Under the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), a defendant, who is served with a charge and represented by lawyers, must take his plea before raising any objection.

“The defendant has continued to stay away from this tribunal. I am going to grant this adjournment at the instance of the prosecution and defence, but must state that the defendant must attend court at the next adjourned date so that all the issues would be resolved in his presence.”

Read Also: Onnoghen to CCT chair: you’re a biased, tainted arbiter
Also on Tuesday, the Court of Appeal in Abuja failed to hear the three appeals filed suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen.

The appellate court had in late January adjourned on February 12, 2019 for the hearing of the appeals



But, when lawyers to parties got to court on Tuesday, the court could not form quorum (of three Justices) for the purpose of hearing the appeals.

Parties were told to await information, on a later date, on when the hearing is to be rescheduled.

The appeals are against the decisions of the Code of Conduct to assume jurisdiction over the charge pending against Onnoghen and the ex-parte injunction granted by the CCT, and on which President Muhammadu Buhari acted to suspend Onnoghen.

The statement by the NBA reads: “Ahead of the adjourned proceedings in the above-named matter before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (“CCT”), scheduled for tomorrow, February 13, 2019, the Nigerian Bar Association again urges the Executive arm of the Federal Government of Nigeria (“FGN”) to discontinue this Charge against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honorable Mr. Justice Walter S N Onnoghen, GCON (“CJN”) for the following reasons, amongst others:

“First, as widely reported, one of the two petitions against the CJN that is currently before the National Judicial Council (“NJC” or “Council”) is an exact replica of the petition that motivated the CCT Charge.

“The second petition was reportedly presented by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), an FGN agency. We commend the FGN for adhering to due process by submitting the EFCC petition to the NJC for consideration.

“In like manner and in adherence to the law and due process, we urge the FGN to discontinue the CCT Charge and allow the NJC consider the initial petition which, as widely reported, has already been responded to by the CJN.

“Second, the Chairman of the CCT, Hon. Danladi Umar, in his response to a petition that was written against him and which was forwarded to him by the Federal Judicial Service Commission, states emphatically that he and his tribunal are answerable and report only to the Presidency, by law and practice. He is absolutely correct.

“An insistence, in the circumstance, on the CJN, the head of an independent arm of the FGN, standing trial before a tribunal that is under the Presidency and is answerable only to the Presidency, mocks the concept of and completely erodes the independence of the judiciary and the constitutional separation that should exist between the three arms of the FGN.

“It is precisely for this reason that our Constitution created the NJC and we are pleased that the FGN has warmed up to the utilization of that due process, as illustrated by the submission of the EFCC petition to the Council.

“Third, and complementary to the two points afore-stated is the fact that the spectacle of having our CJN, while still holding that title, in the dock before the CCT or any other court, truly diminishes all of us, not least the Executive arm of the FGN.

“The NJC process allows an initial determination to be made on the petitions against the CJN and if His Lordship is found liable or wanting howsoever, appropriate sanctions would be imposed by the NJC including recommendation for his dismissal or retirement.

“In that event, he would no longer hold the office or title of CJN and could be prosecuted for any criminal infraction before the CCT or any other Court.

“An insistence on the CCT prosecution paints a picture of persecution of the CJN by the Executive and such a spectacle in no way ennobles the FGN Executive arm and/or its officials. Such a scenario should be avoided by all means.

“Given these non-exhaustive considerations and facts, we press on the Executive arm of the FGN to please discontinue the Charge against the CJN when the matter comes up before the CCT tomorrow, Wednesday, 13 February 2019.

“We respectfully urge full compliance with due process by FGN in this matter by allowing the NJC process to take its course in respect of the two petitions against the CJN – a step that has already, commendably, been embraced by FGN in respect of the EFCC petition.”

http://thenationonlineng.net/cct-chair-truly-answerable-only-to-presidency-says-nba/

ok if Danladi is not a judicial officer n he n his CCT are under n answerable to the executive only,is no longer a lawyer that should fall under the description says actions of the NBA?, shouldn't the NBA be approaching the supreme Court for the correction of this legal loophole?,a bunch of learned indeed.
Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by Kingspin(m): 6:12pm On Feb 12
No wonder the country look sick and stupid. The president have power to do everything including taken another man's wife.

And when you go back to askthe law only to find a portion of the support it. Invisible law

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by akinwun(m): 6:13pm On Feb 12
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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by san316(m): 6:15pm On Feb 12
Onnoghen was arraigned as a public officer not as a judicial officer
Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by Ategberoson(m): 6:16pm On Feb 12
midolian:
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you're laughing right? I urge Igbo lawyers to boyscout the court sittings till onnoghen's suspension is reverse


pmb/pyo have been teaching some stark illiterate political 401 since 2014


where is that Pachukuwudi?

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by modath(f): 6:16pm On Feb 12
Oildichotomy:


Our laws are quite flawed to be honest and the fact that the executive will deliberately look for loopholes in the laws to exploit is more worrisome, I will understand if a random lawyer fighting for his pocket did this but what do I know

I'm 10000% Buhari Zombot but I totally agree with this.

Our laws are EFFED up...
Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by danchi2019(m): 6:18pm On Feb 12
when fight pass your power, you turn em to play.

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by bigfish3k: 6:30pm On Feb 12
MrMcJay:


No sir, you are finished.

Thieves and looters would smell pepper on this country.

You don't know anything about the law and you should keep quiet and learn when those with ample knowledge of the law are talking.


we are all finished if the suspension stands . u dont need to be a lawyer to have common sense

any CJN that doesnt want suspension must tow the line of the president.
after all, anything can be cooked up to suspend him so he must be subservient
Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by bigfish3k: 6:35pm On Feb 12
san316:
Onnoghen was arraigned as a public officer not as a judicial officer

if so, that means all judicial officers are public officers

then they should all follow the law guiding public officers in disciplining them

there is no need for the existence of the NJC if thats the case. the NJC should be scraped
Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by Afamed: 6:36pm On Feb 12
chloride6:
Funke!!!

Falana must hear this grin grin grin grin grin
Falana was the first to make it known, 3 weeks ago. The Chairman of CCT is only answerable to the president

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by bkool7(m): 6:42pm On Feb 12
Oildichotomy:


Our laws are quite flawed to be honest and the fact that the executive will deliberately look for loopholes in the laws to exploit is more worrisome, I will understand if a random lawyer fighting for his pocket did this but what do I know
Apparently, you don't.
Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by Neoteny(m): 6:49pm On Feb 12
There are 3 arms of government:

Executive

Legislature

Judiciary

The executive can charge members of the legislature, but they can't the judiciary?

When FG charged Saraki to court, the NBA never claimed that it's unconstitutional proceedings against the head of another arm of government.

The idea that the judiciary is answerable to itself alone is dangerous. The judiciary is like a cult, why would anyone expect them to censure themselves?

The legislature holds the executive accountable, the executive holds the legislature accountable....but the judiciary answers to no one but itself?

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Re: CCT Chair Truly Answerable Only To Presidency, Says NBA by midolian(m): 7:10pm On Feb 12
Ategberoson:



you're laughing right? I urge Igbo lawyers to boyscout the court sittings till onnoghen's suspension is reverse


pmb/pyo have been teaching some stark illiterate political 401 since 2014


where is that Pachukuwudi?
cheesy cheesy cheesy

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