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Independence of the judiciary under severe threat, says NBA president

Godsgift Onyedinefu The president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro says the independence of the judiciary is under severe threat. Usoro said this on Monday at an event to mark the beginning of a new judicial year. The NBA president said the executive arm of government is “increasingly and unceasingly” critical

NBA demands reversal of Onnoghen’s suspension

President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has condemned President Muhammadu’s decision to suspend Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). In a statement posted on his Twitter page, Usoro described it as an “attempted coup against the Nigerian Judiciary”. He called on Buhari to reverse Onnoghen’s suspension and demanded