FG Files Charges Against CJN Over $3m In Five Accounts

The Federal Government has filed a six-count charge against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, on the alleged failure to declare some of his assets, including about $3million.

Onnoghen is scheduled to be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Monday.

The $3million in said to be lodged in five accounts.

The domiciliary and Naira accounts in the Standard Chartered Bank are coded as USD account No. 870001062650; Euro account No. 93001062686; Pound Sterling A/CNo. 285001062679; e-Saver Savings (Naira) account No. 5001062693; and a Naira A/C No. 010001062667.

The alleged undeclared amount is put at about $3million in the evidence before the CCT.

The charge sheet is dated January 10 and filed on January 11.

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