Monthly Archives: January 2019

Onnoghen: APC Lawmakers Storm Senate To Stop PDP

Some members of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the Senate were at the National Assembly on Tuesday despite the cancellation of plenary by the leadership of the red chamber. Our correspondent saw the  APC lawmakers leaving the chamber for their offices after a brief discussion, while some PDP senators, who gathered in the foyer, left ...

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Onnoghen: Tinubu Defends Buhari, Says Atiku, Others Don’t Know Difference Between Suspension And Sacking

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari was fair and balanced in his approach by suspending Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. He said those who were faulting the President’s decision, particularly Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, apparently did not know the difference between ...

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Onnoghen Sues FG Over Suspension

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, has dragged the Federal Government before the Court of Appeal, challenging his suspension. The Punch reports that the appeal was filed on Monday by his lawyers: Wole Olanipekun (SAN), Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN), Kanu Agabi (SAN) and James Onoja. Onnoghen, who was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari following an ex parte order issued ...

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Ambode Launches 1,000-Hectares Modern Satellite City In Epe

…project to create 200,000 jobs, provide housing schemes for Lekki FTZ Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday launched a 1000-hectare modern satellite city in Epe-Ibeju Lekki axis projected to create over 200,000 jobs and housing schemes for all the major projects coming on board within the Lekki Free Trade Zone. Named Alaro Satellite City, Governor Ambode described the ...

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NJC Ends Meeting, Queries Onnoghen, Mohammed

The National Judicial Council has issued letters of query to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen; and the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Mohammed, The PUNCH has learnt. It was learnt that the two judges were given seven days to respond to the queries. Onnoghen was asked to respond to allegations leveled against him, especially why he failed to declare ...

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Alleged Constitutional Breaches: Atiku Reports Buhari To US, UK, EU, France And Germany

Being a letter written by HE Atiku Abubakar to the Ambassadors of France, Germany, EU, US and UK High Commissioner. January 27, 2019 Dear Your Excellency, CONSTITUTIONAL BREACHES UNDER THE WATCH OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI I have chosen to write this letter to Your Excellency for the enviable role that your country plays as champion of Democracy and the Rule ...

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BREAKING: ‎Reps Approve N30,000 New Minimum Wage

The House of Representatives has approved the sum of N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. The approval followed the adoption of the report by the ad hoc committee set up on the New Minimum Wage Bill presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday. Passing the bill for the third reading on Tuesday, the lawmakers unanimously ...

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New Minimum Wage: Labour Slams FG, Govs

The Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have slammed  the Federal Government for presenting N27,000 in the New Minimum Wage Bill presented to the National Assembly against the resolution of  the tripartite committee. At the public hearing organised by the House of Representatives on the bill on Monday, two of the three bodies that formed the tripartite committee ...

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IPOB Schedules Biafra Referendum Feb. 16

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, has relocated to the United Kingdom from his base in Israel, to perfect arrangements on Biafra referendum, scheduled to hold February 16. The group said the referendum would ascertain the number of those who want Nigeria’s politics and those who want Biafra freedom, through a peaceful and democratic process for ...

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Onnoghen: Senate Faults Buhari, Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate CJN

We only recognise Onnoghen as CJN – NBA Lawyers to boycott courts today, tomorrow CCT suspends Onnoghen’s trial indefinitely The Senate on Monday filed a suit before the Supreme Court praying for among others, an order reinstating Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. The Senate action came after it cancelled its scheduled plenary earlier billed for Tuesday ...

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