Onnoghen: Uzum Blasts Buhari……Says His Executive Rascality, A Dangerous Precedent

The Executive Assistant on Orientation to Delta state governor, Barr Azuka Eugene Uzum has berated President Mohammed Buhari the ‘unconscious’ suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Onnoghen. The Orientation boss in a press statement issued on Saturday at Asaba, described Mr President’s action as Executive Rascality and a dangerous precedent. Read the full statement “Democracy as a form of Governance is anchored under the doctrine of separation of powers. The three arms of Govt: Executive, Legislature and the Judiciary are complimentary but distinct. A learned Jurist Prof Do Aihe…

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U.S Embassy Issues Statement Over Suspension Of CJN, Onnoghen………Read Their Statement Here

The Embassy of the United States has on Saturday issued a press statement over the suspension on Chief Justice of Nigeria, Onnoghen. Their statement reads; “The Embassy of the United States is deeply concerned by the impact of the executive branch’s decision to suspend and replace the Chief Justice and head of the judicial branch without the support of the legislative branch on the eve of national and state elections. We note widespread Nigerian criticism that this decision is unconstitutional and that it undermines the independence of the judicial branch.…

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We’ve no connection with Scam Website – Delta Government

The attention of the Delta State Government have been drawn to a scam website which purports to empower people in the name of the state Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, after payment of an amount of money. A statement signed by the State Commissioner for Information, Chief Patrick Ukah, in Asaba stated that the website, https://okowaagain2019.online/register.php, is the handiwork of evil minded person or persons who are bent on defrauding unsuspecting members of the public. The statement categorically said that the state government has no connection, either directly or indirectly,…

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Ozekhome Calls on Nigerians to Shut Down Courts, Protest Massively Over Suspension of CJN

A constitutional lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) has described the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as totally illegal and unconstitutional. Ozekhome in a statement on Friday he said the provisions of the constitution on appointment and removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) was clear and was not followed by President Muhammadu Buhari. “The provisions of section 292(2) of the 1999 Constitution are quite clear on how the CJN can be removed from office. Aside sections 153,158 and parts 1 and 2 of the 3rd schedule to the Constitution, which…

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