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The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, has appealed to chairmen and members of the Election Petition Tribunal that would handle cases arising from the 2019 general election to be guided by the Rule of Law and not sentiment.
The Nigerian Bar Association on Tuesday reiterated its call on the Federal Government to withdraw the charges of non-declaration of assets filed against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday stated that given that the inherent risks in granting loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) by banks is now reduced tremendously through the introduction of the National Collateral Registry (NCR), small businesses will now be able not only to access credit but also access such at reasonable rates.
The National Judicial Council on Monday gave the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, another seven days to respond to a fresh petition against him, this time by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayán, has warned of an imminent threat to the nation’s judiciary, owing to moves by the executive arm of government to remove the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office through alleged illegal means.
The Council, which took the decision at the end of its emergency meeting in Abuja, further constituted a Preliminary Complaints Assessment Committee, to consider responses to both Onnoghen and the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, to various petitions against them.
The Forum of Presidential Candidates and Political Parties for Good Governance has said that the suspension of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari is proper and timely.
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.
Twenty Five constitutional lawyers, on Monday, dragged President Muhammadu Buhari before the Federal High Court in Abuja to challenge what they termed as illegal suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Contrary to speculations that Justices of the Supreme Court would protest the suspension of Chief Justice Of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, normal activities have resumed at the Apex Court without hindrance.
The Supreme Court has resumed sitting on Monday with the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, presiding over a five-man panel of the court.
Pan–Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, weekend, raised four key posers for President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, an act it strongly denounced, demanding his immediate reinstatement.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the inauguration of members of the election tribunal by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad.
Justice Tanko Muhammad, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), has urged the 250 appointed Chairmen and members of the Election Petition Tribunals to be guided by the fear of God in the performance of their duties.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) will today, Monday, hold an emergency meeting of its National Executive Committee (NEC) on the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) by President Muhammad Buhari.
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Niger Tornadoes forward Bashir Isah Azado has been ruled out for two weeks and therefore will miss his team’s trip to Ilorin, where they take on Kwara United Wednesday.
Everton manager Marco Silva has revealed the reason behind their objection to Idrissa Gueye’s move to Paris Saint Germain.
Mr Kassim Gaidam, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Adamawa, on Tuesday, allayed the fears of the people over insecurity, stressing that the forthcoming elections in the state would be peaceful.
Germany’s current account surplus shrank but remained by far the world’s largest in 2018 due to strong exports, according to data from the Ifo Institute on Tuesday that is likely to renew criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fiscal policies.
Maurizio Sarri insists he isn’t worried about being sacked as Chelsea manager despite his troubled side’s lacklustre FA Cup surrender against Manchester United.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has recruited over 16,000 adhoc staff to take part in 2019 general election.
Security agencies have uncovered how the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has allocated about $3million (N1.8billion) to each state branch of the party, allegedly for inducement of voters, The Nations reports.
Alomo Bitters, a herbal alcoholic drink produced by Kasapreko Ltd., a Ghanaian-owned company based in Ghana, sold 13.9 million bottles in the Nigerian market in 2018.
Dr. Olapade Agoro, former Presidential candidate of National Action Council (NAC), has said Nigerians must caution both President Muhammadu Buhari and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Presidential candidate, Abubakar Atiku not to set the country on fire.
New Zealand said on Monday that it plans to update its laws so it can tax revenue earned by multinational digital firms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, extending a global effort to bring global tech giants into the tax net.