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NBA, CSOs, others protest over Onnoghen’s suspension

By Valentine Amanze

Members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Civil Society Organisation of Nigeria and the opposition parties are protesting over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen.

OPAN denies position on CJN’s suspension

By Valentine Amanze

Customs seizes N22.7m contraband, declares Zone D unit no-go-area for smugglers

By Ahmed Ahmed

The Nigeria Customs Service has declared Federal Operations Units Zone D Bauchi as no-go-area for smugglers.
It also seized contraband goods worth N22.7 million from December 2018 to January 2019 in Bauchi.

2019 elections: IPOB’s call for boycott may lead to voter apathy in S’East - CTA

By Mary Okoh
Enugu

Agbakoba to Buhari: Onnoghen’s suspension is gravest insult to Nigerian constitution

By Valentine Amanze

“Nigerians must resist President Buhari’s attack on the constitution”

Nwobodo dumps APC, lambasts govt

A former governor of the old Anambra State, Chief Jim Nwobodo, on Friday quit the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying, ‘‘all is not well with the country’’.
Nwobodo, who had also served as a minister and a senator, noted that his decision was informed by some ‘‘issues’’ he observed in the ruling party.
He expressed concern that APC leaders were already boasting that they had won the election even before the commencement of the polls.
The decision was announced in a statement which he released after meeting with some Igbo leaders in Enugu.

2019: Buhari campaigns in Ibadan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday departed Abuja for Ibadan, Oyo State, to resume his re-election campaign after a day break on Friday.
The president and members of the Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were on Thursday in Anambra and Enugu states to launch the re-election bid.

Ezekwesili to Buhari: You’re grave danger to Nigeria’s fragile democracy

The ex-Minister of Education and Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) presidential candidate,, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has declared the President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, as unconstitutional.
Ezekwesili, who is the convener of Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG), however questioned: “What happened to the Constitutional provision 292 on the Discipline of Judges?”

Ebonyi governorship: Contenders and pretenders

By Felix Uka, Abakaliki

Ebonyi governor, Umahi, donates N5m to APC governorship candidate

.says contesting against me doesn’t make anyone an enemy

By Felix Uka, Abakaliki

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