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  • Nigeria
  • Buhari
  • January
  • Chairman
  • Suspension
  • Onnoghen
  • Vanguard
  • Lagos
  • Nigerian
  • Candidate

Pro, anti- Onnoghen protests 8 rock Abuja Strike: ASUU gets licence to run pension scheme 8 ONNOGHEN: Mass action can't change course of justice —LAI MOHAMMED Nigeria, others to mobilise bn to finance energy projects across Africa 9 19 ** VOL. 26: NO. 63732 TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2019 PRO-GOVT PROTESTERS LAWYERS PROTEST Members of a pro-government group during a protest march in support of government's suspension of the CJN in Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. Police run out Onnoghen's staff, seal off his office If I die, hold FG responsible —Ortom By Soni Daniel, Emmanuel Aziken, Clifford Ndujihe, Ikechukwu Nnochiri, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Joseph Erunke, Omeiza Ajayi, Dirisu Yakubu & Ike Uchechukwu Ekiti governorship election tribunal upholds Fayemi’s victory 13 11 6 Lawyers and other sympathisers during a protest called by the Nigerian Bar Association over the impasse in the Judicial arm of Government at the NBA National Headquarters, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida. •We didn’t, – Police; 25 lawyers drag Buhari to court as CCT adjourns trial indefinitely •Senate shelves plan to reconvene, heads to court; protests in Calabar, Abuja, Lagos •Buhari’s action is executive lawlessness – Atiku; Agbakoba, Oyetibo, 67 parties task NJC •Onnoghen was Atiku, PDP’s last hope of rigging polls – APC; Ag CJN presides over 10 cases Mr & Mrs Minimum wage: 8 Workers boo Ngige, Yari at Reps' hearing AHEAD of today’s meeting of the National Judicial Council, NJC, to deliberate on the boiling crisis in the Judiciary, security within the premises of the Supreme Court was beefed up, yesterday, especially around the office of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN. President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as DSS gave me 0,000 bribe I offered Farouk Lawan —Otedola CJN over assets declaration glitches and the swearingin of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as his successor in acting capacity had been generating heat in the polity, especially in the Judiciary. Security operatives sealed off Justice Onnoghen’s chambers at the apex court and his administrative staff were barred from having access into any of the offices. This was as the Acting Continues on Page 5 See COLUMNISTS TENIOLA 18 MAILAFIA 32 Inside