Pendulum: Four Years After, We Are Back to Square One

– Posted in: Opinion

Fellow Nigerians, how time flies indeed. About four years ago, we went through this very ritual, though the election was shifted by six weeks, for reasons we believed was an excuse to get the ruling government better prepared to consolidate its grip on power. Before long, the six weeks arrived, and there was no hiding [...]

Oby Ezekwesili: The joys of Sacrifice

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Let me quickly get a few things out of the way before I proceed with my reflections. If you are one of those abusing, insulting, rubbishing, ridiculing, and mocking Oby Ezekwesili, take a piece of paper, jot down these five points, and frame them for future reference: 1) there will never be a history of [...]

US, UK and EU Interference on CJN Onnoghen Suspension| Presidency Releases Statement

– Posted in: politrick

The Presidency notes with interest the coordinated statements of the US, UK and EU linking the suspension of CJN Onnoghen to the conduct of the upcoming elections. We appreciate the concerns voiced by the three statements and accept that the authors of the statements believe they were acting in friendship toward Nigeria with regard to [...]

Onnoghen Suspension: “Nigeria now under Dictatorship” – Saraki

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Senate President Bukola Saraki has described the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari as a coup against democracy. In a statement he personally signed, the Senate President said the suspension was another act of desperation by President Buhari. Senate President-Bukola Saraki Mr Saraki said Mr Buhari acted outside [...]

Buhari suspends Walter Onnoghen and Appoints Mr.Tanko Muhammed as Acting CJN.

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President Buhari has suspended the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen.He said the suspension was based on the order of Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on January 23, 2019.Already Justice Tanko Mohammed from Bauchi State has been sworn-in at the Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja, to be on an acting capacity. [...]

Address By President Buhari on Suspension of Justice Walter Nkanu Samuel Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria

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Fellow Nigerians, A short while ago, I was served with an Order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal issued on Wednesday 23rd January 2019, directing the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Walter Nkanu Samuel Onnoghen from office pending final determination of the cases against him at the Code of Conduct Tribunal [...]

Nigerian Universities: Facts & Figures by ASUU Chairman Adebayo Oni.

– Posted in: 9ja_gossip

1. Less than 10% of the universities have Video Conferencing facility.2. Less than 20% of the universities use Interactive Boards3.More than 50% don’t use Public Address System in their lecture OVERCROWDED rooms/theatres.4. Internet Services are non-existent,or epileptic and slow IN 99% of Nigerian Universities 5. Nigerian Universities Library resources are outdated and manually operated. Book [...]

Ezekwesili WithDrawal From Presidential Election: “It’s Too Late” — INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is too late for Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili to withdraw as presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN). According to Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu, taking such a step at this time is against the constitution as [...]