2019 Presidential Election: Like Justice Ayo Irikefe, Like Justice Walter Onnoghen. -By Yusuf Danfulani

General Muhammadu Buhari was the federal commissioner for petroleum resources prior to the emergence of President Shehu Shagari. It was discovered that $2.8 billion of Nigeria’s oil money was withdrawn from the NNPC account in London’s Midland Bank and fraudulently deposited in a private Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) London account. Further investigations […]

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The old men vying to lead Africa’s youngest population By Stephanie Busari, CNN

    On first look, not much separates the two front-runners contesting Nigeria’s presidential election. Both are men in their 70s with previous experience of high-level politics. Both are from the same ethnic group. And both are Muslims from the north of the country. Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, of the All Progressives Congress party, known […]

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Onnoghen: UN Accuses Buhari of Contravention of Human Rights Standards

      The United Nations special rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayán, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to suspend Walter Onnoghen, former chief justice of Nigeria, was in contravention of human rights standards. Garcia-Sayán said in a statement that “the suspension and replacement of the Chief Justice of Nigeria by […]

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CJN’s Suspension: A Dictator Bares His Fangs. – PUNCH EDITORIAL: January 26, 2019.

    Yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari surrendered all pretence to the rule of law and constitutional democracy by sacking the Chief Justice of Nigeria, #WalterOnnoghen. Unilaterally and in flagrant violation of the Constitution, he also swore in #TankoMuhammad as the new acting CJN. By this act, the President has precipitated needless confusion in the polity. […]

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Why I Suspended CJN Onnoghen – President Buhari(Full Speech)

    Fellow Nigerians, A short while ago, I was served with an Order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal issued on Wednesday 23rd January 2019, directing the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Nkanu Samuel Onnoghen from office pending final determination of the cases against him at the Code of […]

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Petition Against Justice Onnoghen: ARPI Member Demands Explanation from Aghanya

In my opinion, members or selected members of ARDI which I belong to should seat down with my brother the author of the petition against CJN Walter Onnoghen, Mr. Denis Aghanya to ask some questions that will clear any doubt about the possible motive of his petition, his source(s) of obviously too personal information about […]

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South South Govs Ask CJ Onnoghen to Ignore CCT Summons(Full text of Communique)

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MEETING OF THE SOUTH SOUTH GOVERNORS’ FORUM HELD IN ABUJA ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 2019. An emergency meeting of the governors of the states of the South South geopolitical zone, held at the Bayelsa State Governor’s Lodge, Abuja on Sunday, January 13, 2019. The meeting, called at the […]

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