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CCT Adjourns Onnoghen’s Case Indefinitely

CCT Adjourns Onnoghen’s Case Indefinitely

Chris Steven, Abuja The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has adjourned proceedings on the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, indefinitely. The Tribunal adjourned the proceedings at the resumed sitting on Monday in Abuja, pending the determination of the application filed at the Court of Appeal. Proceedings resumed with two out of […]

Onnoghen: Lawyers, CSOS Others Vow To Mobilize Over 220 Million Nigerians Against Reinstatement Of CJN

Onnoghen: Lawyers, CSOS Others Vow To Mobilize Over 220 Million Nigerians Against Reinstatement Of CJN

Chris Steven, Abuja 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 […]

New Minimum Wage Pegged At N27,000, FG To Pay N30,000

New Minimum Wage Pegged At N27,000, FG To Pay N30,000

Chris Steven, Abuja The National Council of State (NCS), Nigeria’s highest decision making body has approved N27, 000 as the new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. NCS comprised the President, Vice President, Senate President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), former presidents and heads of state and retired CJNs. […]

I’m Not Afraid To Remove IGP; I Will Take Action – Buhari

I’m Not Afraid To Remove IGP; I Will Take Action – Buhari

Chris Steven, Abuja  President Muhammadu Buhari says he would soon take action on the calls to replace the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris. There have been controversies surrounding the retirement of Inspector-General of Police. “I saw on the television, somebody has given me last warning to…I have accepted responsibility, I don’t think I am afraid […]

Abuja Three Years Without Bombs And Still Counting

Abuja Three Years Without Bombs  And Still Counting

By Lilian Nwachukwu I sat in anxiety as the yuletide season approached us. Thoughts ran riots in my head. I played out many scenarios as regards the likelihood of a disruption of the festive season by men of the underworld, as in times past. I refreshed my memory to the bomb blasts the rocked previous […]

No plan to impeach deputy gov. – Kogi Assembly

No plan to impeach deputy gov. – Kogi Assembly

Bayo Oyewale , Lokoja Following the alleged rumour making the round Contrary that plans are under way to impeach the Deputy Governor of Kogi State Elder Simon Achuba, the Kogi State House of Assembly has said that it is not true. There has been speculations that there was a frosty relationship between the Deputy and […]

Nigeria @58: President Buhari’s independence speech

Nigeria @58: President Buhari’s independence speech

Fellow Nigerians, Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire for freedom. We, therefore, give thanks to and remember our founding fathers who laboured so hard and sacrificed so much to build and bequeath […]