2019: Supranational Bodies’ Intervention Must Respect the Constitutional Order in Nigeria, Centre Warns US, EU

Following the reactions of certain foreign nation and bodies over the suspension of erstwhile Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Centre for Democracy and Good Governance (CDGG) has opined that their judgements were biased and one-sided. President Muhammadu Buhari had suspended Mr Onnoghen who is facing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for non-declaration of assets. Despite apparently failing short of the constitution, the United States and European Union appeared to take the side of the embattled judicial chief without proper analysis of the situation. In a statement released…

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Don’t Toe The Line Of Conventional Politicians: Landlord Association Tells Oredo West Constituency House of Assembly Candidate

Today at an interactive session with Landlords and Landladies at Upper mission area in ward 7 of Oredo West constituency, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Hon. Eghosa Asemota Agbonifo was charged not to follow the footsteps of the conventional politicians of the old order. Addressing the meeting, the chairman of the association, Bar. AB Thomas told the candidate of the unity and political consciousness of its members. He narrated how previous political candidates have come to seek their electoral support, only to abscond after emerging victorious. He made it clear…

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Onnoghen: Lawyers, CSOs others vow to mobilize over 220 million Nigerians against reinstatement of ‘billionaire’ CJN

As reactions continue to trail the suspension of Justice Walter Onoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, some lawyers and civil society organizations have vowed to mobilize over 220 million Nigerians against the reinstatement of the embattled CJN. The groups said any attempt to reinstate Onnoghen would bring the nation’s judiciary into ridicule before the international community. Lawyers of Conscience, CSOS, Professionals Without Border and other group commended President Buhari for taking the anti-corruption fight to the judiciary arm of the government. Princess Ajibola Esq,…

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Infrastructural Devt: Minister Of Finance Heads 13-Man Scheme’s Management Committee

…Dangote, 5 investors set to execute 19 road projects in 11 states Following Federal Government’s resolve to continue with massive infrastructural development across the country under Executive Order #007 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, will chair the 13-man Scheme’s Management Committee of various road and bridge projects under the pilot phase. This was contained in the statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Minister of Finance on Media and Communications, Paul Ella Abechi, where Ahmed explained that President Muhammadu…

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