Onnoghen: When a judge is too guilty to be innocent

By Prince Ugo The embattled former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, is a lucky man. Never in the history of Nigeria has a court case wrongly attracted so much national and international attention in favour of the accused like his case of alleged false assets declaration and the abuse of the … Continue reading Onnoghen: When a judge is too guilty to be innocent

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CJN: Nigerians Storm Streets of New York, Urge United States, United Nations to Back Buhari

Barely 24 hours after some concerned Nigerians trooped out en mass in the United Kingdom to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight, their counterparts in the United States of America have followed suit.       These Nigerians, under the auspices of Restore Nigeria Coalition (RNC) were spotted in the streets of Washington, chanting ‘Sai … Continue reading CJN: Nigerians Storm Streets of New York, Urge United States, United Nations to Back Buhari

Protest Rocks London over Onnoghen as Nigerians Ask UK to Support Buhari Kill Corruption

While a small chunk of Nigerians are yet to come to terms with President Muhammadu Buhari’s courageous suspension of embattled Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, their counterparts in the diaspora have lauded the move. In the United Kingdom, in particular, Nigerians welcomed the removal of the judicial chief as it is a clear deviation from the … Continue reading Protest Rocks London over Onnoghen as Nigerians Ask UK to Support Buhari Kill Corruption

Onnoghen: Centre provides US, UK others with perspective to ex-CJN’s suspension

The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre has given an insight on the real reason behind suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.       The human rights group said the controversy trailing the ousting of Onnoghen was needless because the Constitution of the country was clear on the crime committed by the … Continue reading Onnoghen: Centre provides US, UK others with perspective to ex-CJN’s suspension

Onnoghen: 1,000 Youth Groups Back Buhari on Suspension of Ex-CJN

With the dust from the suspension of ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen yet to settle, almost 1000 youth groups across the country have backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s action. The embattled judicial chief is facing trial over non-declaration of assets. In a statement released by Comrade Aaron Tobias Turner, Secretary of the Communique … Continue reading Onnoghen: 1,000 Youth Groups Back Buhari on Suspension of Ex-CJN

CISS Finally Breaks Silence on Suspension of CJN, Backs Buhari

The Centre for International and Strategy Studies, has finally broken its silence on the controversy trailing the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.       CISS said the suspension of Onnoghen was a right step in the right direction, adding that the decision was to safeguard the integrity of the … Continue reading CISS Finally Breaks Silence on Suspension of CJN, Backs Buhari

Onnoghen: Benue Youths Rally Support for Buhari over Suspension of CJN

Some youths in Benye State, under the umbrella of Citizens Watch Initiative (CIWI) staged a rally in Makurdi, the state capital over the controversy trailing the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. The youth group described the criticisms greeting the ouster of Onnoghen as the CJN as needless and unfortunate. Solomon Samenka, … Continue reading Onnoghen: Benue Youths Rally Support for Buhari over Suspension of CJN

War against corruption: Angry Nigerians storm embassies over alliance with thieving elites

Nigerians on Monday stormed the United States Embassy to register their grievances over the interferences of the country in the nation’s domestic affairs. The massive crowd drawn from various groups and organizations totaling over 10,000 heads threatened that next time they will be forced to shut down the embassy if that is what is required … Continue reading War against corruption: Angry Nigerians storm embassies over alliance with thieving elites

CJN: Onnoghen Heads to Court to Challenge Suspension

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, will today, Monday, challenge his suspension by President Muhammadu Buhari in court.       This is just as the National Judicial Council’s 88th meeting in Abuja has been delayed following fears of a possible clash between supporters of Onnoghen and the acting CJN , Justice Tanko Mohammed.     … Continue reading CJN: Onnoghen Heads to Court to Challenge Suspension

Onnoghen: Sack of billionaire CJN timely act to rescue judiciary, Nigeria from shame – Tsav

Elder statesman and former Federal Commissioner in the Public Complaints Commission, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has stated that the suspension of embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen has saved judiciary and the nation Nigeria from shame.   Recall that Buhari had on Friday suspended Onnoghen following an interim order by the Code of Conduct … Continue reading Onnoghen: Sack of billionaire CJN timely act to rescue judiciary, Nigeria from shame – Tsav

Insurgency: Court Asked To Stop Disclosure of Security Spendings To Public

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has been asked to refuse the request to make available to the public details of security spendings in the war against insurgency in Nigeria. According to the suit filed by a lawyer, Mr. Osaze Agbonifo, releasing security spending to the public will breach the provision of Freedom of … Continue reading Insurgency: Court Asked To Stop Disclosure of Security Spendings To Public

BREAKING: Court Stops FG from Adding PDP Chairman, Secondus on Looters List

The High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, from further publishing the name of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, in federal government of Nigeria's looters’ list. The court made the order in a matter of libel brought against him by … Continue reading BREAKING: Court Stops FG from Adding PDP Chairman, Secondus on Looters List

Ademola Slated for Sack Before Resigning, Says NJC

Justice Adeniyi Ademola pulled a fast one on the National Judicial Council, by hurriedly announcing his resignation, a spokesman for the council revealed today. According to Soji Oye, NJC’s Director of Information, the council recommended on Wednesday the compulsory retirement of Ademola, along with Justice O. O. Tokode, both of the Federal High Court, for … Continue reading Ademola Slated for Sack Before Resigning, Says NJC

Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Calls for Speedy Implementation of SBOI Reports

The Global Amnesty Watch, an international humanitarian organization has endorsed the report of the Special Board of Inquiry (SBOI), which investigated the alleged war crimes man by the Nigerian Army personnel in the fight against insurgency in the North East and Internal Security Operations in the South Eastern part of the country. Recall that the … Continue reading Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Calls for Speedy Implementation of SBOI Reports

CNPP Backs Labour’s Calls on FG to Review Capital Oil and Gas Chairman’s Detention

The Conference of Nigeria Political parties (CNPP) has thrown its weight behind the call by the United Labour Congress (ULC) for the release the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, in order to pave the way for negotiation with company’s management. The umbrella body of all registered political parties and associations in … Continue reading CNPP Backs Labour’s Calls on FG to Review Capital Oil and Gas Chairman’s Detention

Presidential Debate: APC Shields Buhari’s Intellectual Laziness, Says Jonathan *Charges APC ‘Prove You’re a Party of Progressive Intellectuals At Debate’

The Presidential Campaign Organisation of President Goodluck Jonathan has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of stopping its presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari from participating in a presidential debate being organised by the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) as a means of shielding the intellectual laziness and inability of the former military dictator to constructively … Continue reading Presidential Debate: APC Shields Buhari’s Intellectual Laziness, Says Jonathan *Charges APC ‘Prove You’re a Party of Progressive Intellectuals At Debate’

Boko Haram: Arrested General Ransome-Kuti, Other Officers May Be Court Martialed Over Baga Attack

Nigerian military authorities have come down heavily on suspected senior military officers sabotaging counter-terrorism operations in the country as over 10 senior officers, including a Brigadier-General, have been arrested and are currently telling the military hierarchy what they know about a recent attack carried out by the Islamic insurgent group, Boko Haram. The officers may … Continue reading Boko Haram: Arrested General Ransome-Kuti, Other Officers May Be Court Martialed Over Baga Attack

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

So Clueless? Can you imagine? Pa Buhari can’t remember his phone number –Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday during a rally in Enugu said that the All Progressives Congress candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), cannot remember his own mobile phone number. Jonathan, whose unscripted address was mostly a response to previous statements made by Buhari, … Continue reading #NigeriaDecides: Buhari is Clueless About How To Revive Economy, Can’t Remember His Phone Number, Says Jonathan

Ihejirika Sues Australian Negotiator, Davies, Over Allegation of Boko Haram Sponsorship

A former Chief of Army Staff, Azubuike Ihejirika, has instituted a suit at the Abuja High Court against the Australian hostage negotiator, Stephen Davies, who accused him of sponsoring Boko Haram insurgency in the North East Nigeria. In the suit filed by his team of lawyers, Nnoruka Udechukwu, C.U. Ilegbune, and Ben Anechebe, all Senior … Continue reading Ihejirika Sues Australian Negotiator, Davies, Over Allegation of Boko Haram Sponsorship

Fela’s Former Aide Wants Obasanjo’s Charged for Genocide

Former associate and aide to late Afro beat musician, Fela Kuti, has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of genocide, calling for his trial. Uwa Erhabor, who worked with the late musician in the 1980s, made the demand Thursday while launching of his new book, “Kalakuta Diaries”. He accused Obasanjo of ordering the killings in Zaki … Continue reading Fela’s Former Aide Wants Obasanjo’s Charged for Genocide