Monthly Archives: January 2019

Obiano Working Against Igbo Interest — PDP Chieftain 

Ohanaeze’s Endorsement Of Atiku/Obi Is Political 419 — C. Don Adinuba Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Chapter of Atiku/Obi Presidential Campaign Organization has made its position clear to the general public that the dissociation of Governor Willie Obiano from the decision of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo is only personal and does not represent the opinion and decision of the entire ...

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Investment In Refinery, Petrochemicals Is Driven By Innovation, Efficiency, Says Dangote

The ongoing investment in refining, petrochemicals, fertilizer and gas is driven by the desire to bring innovation and efficiency into all aspects of Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, the President/Chief Executive, Aliko Dangote has said. Dangote, who made this disclosure yesterday at the ongoing Nigeria International Petroleum Summit in Abuja, said the company was committed to the concept of energy ...

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Group Urges Nigerians To Resist Onnoghen’s Sack, Describes It As Corruption

The Coalition of Ethnic Nationalities for the Atiku Agenda (CENTAA) has condemned the unceremonious dismissal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mr. Walter Onnoghen, saying it rubbished the sacrifice of the heroes of democracy, and should be resisted. CENTAA said that the step signified a descent into anarchy and clearly made nonsense of the efforts and sacrifices of Nigerians ...

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Lagos Assembly Summons Ambode, Threatens To Impeach Him

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday threatened to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for allegedly spending funds which were not appropriated for. The Assembly subsequently asked Ambode to appear before it within one week over the 2019 budget, which has caused disagreement between the two arms of government. Ambode had sent the 2019 budget to the House in December ...

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Agbakoba Petitions Against Acting CJN

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has submitted a petition against Justice Tanko Muhammed, who was appointed last Friday as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement from his chambers on Monday, Agbakoba said he submitted his petition to the National Judicial Council, asking it to determine the ...

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Online Publishers Express Grave Concern Over Onnoghen’s Suspension

The Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN) has expressed grave concerns over the process and timing of the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria. In a media statement on Monday, OPAN President, Austyn Ogannah said the suspension raises the question of ‘whether due process was followed’. “With less than three weeks to the presidential and National ...

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As West Turns On Him, Venezuela’s Maduro Flexes Military Muscle

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the army’s Russian hardware on Sunday, with anti-aircraft flak and tank rounds pounding a hillside to show military force and loyalty in the face of an international ultimatum for new elections. Maduro, 56, is confronting an unprecedented challenge to his authority after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president, citing a ...

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BREAKING: I Have Not Resigned, Says Suspended CJN Onnoghen

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari last Friday, has debunked the rumour gaining traction online on Monday that he has resigned. Onnoghen, whom President Muhammadu Buhari replaced with the next most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Tanko Mohammed, as Acting CJN, debunked the rumour in a statement on Monday. ...

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Onnoghen: This Democracy Must Not Be Derailed – ALBNI

The Accountable Leadership for Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, a civil society organisation promoting democracy and civil rights in Nigeria has cautioned players in the controversial suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria from derailing the nation’s democracy. A statement issued on Monday by ALBNI’s Director, Media & Communications, Bode Gbadebo warned that with President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Buhari Meets Rev. Fr. Mbaka

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka of the Adoration Ministry Enugu, at the State House, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mbaka, who came into the villa in a private maroon BMW car, was accompanied by a lady. The outcome of the meeting between the president and Mbaka, which lasted about 35 ...

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