Breaking: Faulty printer delays court sitting at Onnoghen’s appeal  

SITTING at the Federal Court of Appeal Abuja over the appeal brought by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen has been delayed for more than two hours due to faulty printer. 

The proceedings that ought to commence by 9 am is yet to commence as at 12:44 pm.

The appeal court had set today, Friday to deliver judgement on the appeal filed by Onnoghen, but the sitting for the judgement is being put on hold.

A court official came to announce to journalists who had arrived earlier before the proceeding that, “the printers are faulty, so the court sitting would be delayed.

“He told us that the judges pleaded that the sitting would commence by 12 noon but we are still waiting,” The ICIR reporter at the court said at 12: 44 pm.

Journalists waiting for the sitting to commence at the Federal Court of Appeal
Photo Credit: The ICIR


The Code of Conduct Tribunal had convicted the former CJN over false declaration of assets and thus removed him from office. Onnoghen was also barred from holding public office for 10 years.


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